News

Two Hannibal men arrested on drug charges

David W. Swank, left, and Timothy M. Brokes
Posted: Mar. 22, 2013 6:42 pm Updated: Apr. 5, 2013 9:15 pm

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Two Hannibal men were arrested earlier this week after an investigation by the Hannibal Police Department Narcotics Unit.

On Tuesday morning, members of the unit searched a residence in the 1200 block of Church Street. Officers found items commonly used in the manufacture of methamphetamine, three firearms and a felony amount of a substance believed to be marijuana.

Timothy M. Brokes, 31, of Hannibal, was placed on a 24-hour hold for meth manufacturing. David W. Swank, 37, of Hannibal was placed on a 24-hour hold for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. On Wednesday, Brokes was charged with a Class B felony of manufacturing a controlled substance. His bond was set at $100,000 cash. He remains lodged in the Marion County Jail.

 

 

In Case You Missed It

Playing It By Ear: Blind 8-year-old loves baseball, following Hannibal Cavemen
From his usual spot in the front row of seats in a suite down the third-base line, 8-year-old Dougie Brawley listens to the sounds around him at Clemens Field ... the sounds Dougie uses to immerse himself in a baseball game. It's the only way he can. He has been blind his entire life.