A 15-year-old male from Pen Argyl is facing a drug charge in Carbon County.

State police at Lehighton said troopers responded to the Blue Mountain Ski area in Lower Towamensing Township, about 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2, for a report of a drug act violation.

On scene the juvenile was taken into custody and transported to the barracks. He was later released to the custody of his parents. A possession count will be filed with the county's juvenile probation office.