A Parsons man has been arrested on drug and theft charges.
Parsons police were called to take a burglary report at a storage unit just south of Pizzo’s Restaurant. After reviewing video of the incident, a suspect vehicle matching the one in the video was located at a residence in the 100 block of North 14th. A search warrant was applied for and granted for the residence. During the search, the damaged lock from the storage unit was discovered along with burglars’ tools and the reported stolen items. Methamphetamine, marijuana and paraphernalia were also located inside the residence.
46-year old Billy Gene Sutton was arrested on suspicion of burglary, possession of a controlled substance, interference with law enforcement, theft possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal damage to property.