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St. Louis man arrested in Hannibal for heroin, resisting arrest

HANNIBAL (WGEM) — A St. Louis man was arrested Wednesday in Hannibal for resisting arrest and possession of a controlled substance.

Lieutenant J.M. Grote has reported that the Anti-Crime Enforcement Squad (ACES) contacted Alvin Mayfield, 37, of St. Louis in the parking lot of Pizza Hut in Hannibal.

Grote stated that Mayfield had an active felony warrant for possession of a controlled substance. Upon contact, Mayfield refused to exit the vehicle he was driving and fled the area. After fleeing in the vehicle, Mayfield then fled on foot. Mayfield was eventually apprehended and searched.

Grote stated Mayfield was found to be in possession of heroin and pills which he had attempted to discard while running.

A warrant was issued for Mayfield charging him with resisting arrest and two counts of possession of a controlled substance.

Mayfield’s bond is set at $50,000 cash or surety. He remains in the Marion County Jail.

There were no injuries and no damages to property as result of Mayfield’s fleeing.

Jim Roberts

Social Media & Digital Content Manager

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