On November 23, 2017, David M. Butler, age 54, of La Grange, Missouri was arrested on one count of possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine, a class D felony. Members of the Lewis County Sheriff's Office, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol went to 32811 Willow Street, La Grange, Missouri regarding a citizen complaint. While at the residence, law enforcement located several drug related items. Butler was arrested for possession of methamphetamine. A second subject, Matthew Porter, age 39, of Quincy, Illinois was arrested for possession of marijuana, a misdemeanor. He was released after being issued a summons.
Mr. Butler remains lodged in the Lewis County Jail, in lieu of a $10,000 cash only bond.