Drug investigation results in arrest

An investigation by the Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group has led to felony charges against a Lebanon man. LANEG, Lebanon Police, and Laclede County Deputies served a search warrant on Walters Drive on Friday night. The search turned up a bag that contained 25 grams of a crystal substance, digital scales, and other items commonly used to package controlled substances for delivery. A rifle and ammunition were also seized from the suspect’s bedroom. 44-year-old Bradley W. Hankins was arrested and is charged with Delivery of a Controlled Substance, 2 counts of endangering the welfare of a child, and unlawful possession of a firearm. He is currently free on a surety bond of $75-thousand.