ALTON -- John Harrison, 23, of Kansas City was arrested on drug charges May 29 at Boze Mill.
Harrison has been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, opium; and misdemeanor possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Deputies Randy Vater and Clint Simmons were patrolling near the Eleven Point River at Boze Mill when they encountered Harrison walking toward them on one of the walking trails.
Vater said he noticed a ziplock bag in Harrison's hand. He said he saw what appeared to be a glass smoking pipe in the bag as well as a black substance.
Harrison posted a $10,000 bond June 2 and is scheduled to be arraigned in Oregon County Circuit Court June 28.