A Marion man was arrested and charged after a motor vehicle collision in mid-December uncovered cocaine, pot and pills, according to reports.
Officer Austin Brooks of the Marion Police Department charged Armando Rosas Guardian, 19, of Hill Road, Marion, with possession of cocaine, possession with intent to sell or deliver cocaine, possession with intent to sell or deliver marijuana, possession of marijuana between ½ and 1 ½ ounces, simple possession of a schedule IV controlled substance, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, driving while license revoked and reckless driving.
On Dec. 17 at approximately 1:21 p.m., officers responded to a motor vehicle collision on Virginia Road. According to incident reports, a passenger in the white Chevy vehicle claimed that the driver, Guardian, became distracted trying to play a song from his phone, ran off the right side of the road and struck a utility pole. The estimated damage between the pole and the Chevy is $6,500.
There were no injuries in the collision.
During the investigation, police uncovered a gram of cocaine, 0.58 grams of pot and three dosage units of Xanax.
A photo of Guardian was unavailable. His bond was set at $16,500.