Manning men arrested on drug and weapons charges


July 15th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Authorities in Harlan say two men were arrested on drug and/or weapons charges last Saturday (July 9th), following a traffic stop. 28-year old Anthony Bruns and 22-year old Jason Mabbitt, both of Manning, were taken into custody.

Bruns was charged with carrying a weapon within 1,000-feet of a city park, being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He posted a $2,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court for his preliminary hearing, on July 28th.

Mabbitt was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance, 2nd offense, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. He pled not guilty on the paraphernalia charge, and was being held in the Shelby County Jail on $2,000 bond. His trial date has not yet been set.