Two arrested on suspicion of selling drugs near school

Police say the suspects had marijuana in a park near Chester Boren Middle School

CENTRALIA, Mo. - Centralia police arrested two men Wednesday for trying to sell drugs near a school. Officers say they found Kalib Colwell, 20, and Braunson Nichols, 20, with marijuana in their car at East City Park.

According to police, Colwell and Nichols had agreed to meet a buyer at the park, which is located about 1,800 feet from Chester Boren Middle School. Officers arrested both men on charges of distributing a controlled substance near schools.

Bond has not been set for either man.

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