Manchester Man Arrested on Drug Charges

A Manchester man was arrested on drug charges Thursday morning.

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says 29-year old Michael Walters has been taken into custody.

Deputies were called to check out a suspicious vehicle near Wadena, which had a man slouched over in the driver’s seat. They found the vehicle in the 400 block of South Pine Street.

Walters was arrested for driving with a suspended license and possessing methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. 

His passenger, 28-year old Melissa Poage of Cresco, was also arrested for possessing meth, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

They were both taken to the Fayette County Jail.