Multiple Charges Filed Against Robinson Man

On 12/02/17 at 08:51am Mt. Carmel Police arrested 33 year old Robinson, IL resident Christopher A. Shaffer for Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia as well as a Lawrence County Illinois Warrant for his arrest for Unlawful Possession of Weapon by Felon. Police were dispatched to a residence in the 1300 block of N Cherry Street regarding an unwanted person. Once officers arrived they located the unwanted person, Shaffer, seated in a white Chevy SUV parked behind the residence. Contact was made with Shaffer and he was placed under arrest in reference to the warrant. When officers checked the immediate area where Shaffer was seated they found suspected methamphetamine, the controlled substance Alprazolam as well as a glass smoking pipe with suspected methamphetamine residue inside it. Shaffer was transported to the Wabash County Jail where he was issued the above mentioned charges and warrant. Shaffer is being held pending a bond setting by a judge.