Two Men Arrested For Drug Charges In Energy

(MARION, IL) — Two Pittsburg men were arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop in Energy early Sunday morning. Energy Police say they found drugs and drug paraphernalia inside the car Benjamin A. Burns and Shannon E. Dorris were in after they were stopped around 1 a.m. Police also seized thousands of dollars in cash that was found hidden in the car believed to be drug proceeds. Burns was arrested for possessing 25 grams of crystal meth, cannabis and drug paraphernalia. Dorris was arrested for possessing crystal meth, cannabis and drug paraphernalia. He was also taken into custody on an active arrest warrant from St. Louis Metropolitan Police for forgery and a separate warrant in Williamson County for failure to appear in court on charges of manufacturing delivering cannabis 30 to 500 grams. Burns and Dorris were taken to the Williamson County Jail.