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Monroe City man being held on $50,000 cash only bond

Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 8:33 am

John Michael Corey Mayfield

According to Monroe City Police Chief Tyler Wheeler, a Monroe City man has been arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance. On Tuesday, Sept. 19, at approximately 2 p.m., officers received a complaint of a man brandishing a handgun in the 400 block of Catherine Street in Monroe City. After a swift search of the area, officers were able to locate the subject and were able to initiate a traffic stop. John Michael Corey Mayfield was identified as the driver of the vehicle. During a consent search of the vehicle a significant amount of methamphetamine and two BB gun pistols were located. Mayfield is being held in the Marion County Jail on a $50,000 cash only bond.