Arrest leads to drug charge
A 22-year-old Hastings man, Jesse Wayne Stone, faces a charge of controlled substance crime in the fifth degree (possession) following the execution of an arrest warrant March 14 in Hastings. According to the criminal complaint, Hastings Police went to the residence to execute a warrant. They located Stone in a vehicle parked in the driveway. The officers detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and Stone indicated there was marijuana in a sunglasses case next to him. He also had a glass bubble pipe in his pocket and a small bag of methamphetamine.