Belle teen facing drug charges

On February 25th, 2012 at approximately 8:55pm, Officers were dispatched to 306 South Johnson Avenue for a narcotics investigation.

Upon arrival, Officers were advised by the parents at the residence that they had located suspected narcotics inside the home.

Officer Nick Nolting located suspected controlled substances and arrested Ray Z. Limberg, 17, of Belle, Missouri.

Limberg has additional pending charges.

Maries County Prosecutor Terry Daley-Schwartze charged Limberg with Possession of Controlled Substance, a Class C Felony.

The Honorable Judge Kerry Rowden set bond for Limberg at $100,000.00 and is currently being held at the Maries County Jail.

Belle Police Chief Michael Dixon said, "It is very disappointing that young people are so susceptible to drug use. The Belle Police Department is committed to finding ways to provide positive alternatives for young people instead of resorting to drugs and alcohol. We, as a community, can never do enough to aid in the prevention of drug abuse."