Dallas murder suspect arrested locally on drug charges

Franklin County officers were called to the scene of a disabled vehicle in the left lane of traffic of I-30 near the 146 mile marker at 5 a.m. Tuesday, August 4.

Officers discovered marijuana in the 2011 Chrysler 200 and took the suspect into custody. They then learned the person was a suspect in a capital murder from Dallas County. For more information on this and other incidents handled by local law enforcement, see the August 13 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.