Sikeston man formally charged after police find cocaine

SIKESTON, MO (KAIT) – Sikeston Department of Public Safety says a former Sikeston man is arrested for possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest.

SDPS says the Narcotics Divison was told that James "Hubcap" Warfield, 34, of St. Louis was in Roberta Rowe Park and had a large of amount of crack cocaine with him. As officers tried to approach Warfield, he ran.

Officers say they were able to finally catch him and found a small baggy of what appeared to be crack cocaine and a small amount of marijuana.

Warfield was formally charged in Scott County Court for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and felony resisting arrest. He is being held in lieu of $50,000 cash bond and is currently in custody at the Scott County Jail awaiting arraignment.

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