Two men are arrested in Hannibal Friday as the result of separate narcotics investigations.

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An ongoing investigation by Hannibal Police into the sale of heroin resulted in the arrest of 37 year old Chivas Brown for distribution of a controlled substance, along with a Ralls County warrant, also for possession of a controlled substance.

A separate investigation into suspicious activity in the 1200 block of Lyon resulted in the arrest of 44 year old Marcus McGruder of Hannibal on a variety of charges, including distribution of a controlled substance, resisting arrest, tampering with evidence and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. McGruder was also held on a no bond parole warrant and a Marion County warrant for possession of a controlled substance.

Brown is being held on $55,000 bond. McGruder’s bond is $10,000.

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