AUSTIN EDITION -- A 34-year-old Austin man is in jail awaiting drug charges for allegedly possessing methamphetamine.
Mower County Sheriff Barry Simonson said officers spotted the man walking in the 100 block of First Street Northeast at 1:11 a.m. and were aware that he was wanted on a Mower County warrant.
Officers found a plastic bag containing a white powder in the coin pocket of his pants. Simonson said the man admitted to carrying a brass marijuana pipe.
He is being held at the Mower County Jail.