Two Arrested in Mt. Vernon on Cannabis Conspiracy Charges

Two Arrested in Mt. Vernon on Cannabis Conspiracy Charges

MT. VERNON (WRXX) – Mount Vernon police arrested two individuals Wednesday on cannabis conspiracy charges.

Twenty-five-year-old Austin Prater of Mt. Vernon was arrested on charges of armed violence, criminal conspiracy to deliver cannabis and possession of narcotics. Forty-two-year-old Rhyan Payne, also of Mt. Vernon, was arrested on charges of criminal conspiracy to deliver cannabis.

Both Prater and Payne were taken to the Jefferson County Jail pending the formal filing of charges and the setting of bond in Jefferson County Court.

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