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Local teen arrested for alleged drug possession
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MONROE - A Browntown teenager was arrested and jailed Saturday following a traffic stop at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday on County B west of Allen Road in Cadiz township.Rick E. Mellenberger, 17, was arrested for possession of marijuana, drunken driving, driving left of center, driving without a license and possession of drug paraphernalia.Mellenberger was jailed.A 16-year-old passenger in the vehicle was released to a parent and will be referred to Green County Juvenile Intake for possession of marijuana and obstructing an officer.According to the Green County Sheriff's Department, more than 25 grams of marijuana and a smoking device were found inside the vehicle.The Monroe Police Department K-9 unit assisted at the scene.