Rory S. Lattimer, 51, of 113 1/2 Water Ave., was charged today with possession of cocaine and illegal conveyance of drugs into a detention center and served a warrant for failure to appear.
An officers of the Bellefontaine Police Department was on patrol in the downtown area around 2:30 a.m. and spotted the suspect duck into the shadows of buildings along a north/south alley west of the 200 block of south Main Street.
He was walking with another man and the officer stopped both as the suspect appeared to be drunk.
The defendant was arrested on the warrant and transported to the Logan County Jail.
There, corrections officers found powder cocaine wrapped in plastic inside a cigarette pack. They also found more suspected drugs in his front pants pocket.