Oatis charged with drug possession and driving after revocation

Antonio Randell Oatis, 24, Little Falls, was charged   Nov. 13 in Morrison County District Court with one felony count of fifth degree possession of a controlled substance and one misdemeanor count of driving after revocation.

A Morrison County deputy stopped Oatis’ vehicle Nov. 11 because it was known Oatis’ driving privileges had been revoked.

Oatis was placed under arrest. During a search of the vehicle, the deputy found  a small vial, a syringe and a spoon. Oatis allegedly admitted he was a heroin addict and that the items were used for heroin consumption.

According to the criminal complaint, the items field-tested positive for heroin.

If convicted, Oatis faces a maximum penalty of five years in prison and/or a $10,000 fine.