A Carbon County man is facing drug charges following police serving a warrant for his arrest.

State police at Lehighton said troopers served a warrant on Corey Rehrig, 25, of Jim Thorpe, near the intersection of SR248 and State Road, in Franklin Township, for failure to appear for a court appearance in the county court. He was stopped about 9:45 p.m. on Jan. 3.

While taking Rehrig into custody police found Rehrig to have in his possession a hypodermic needle and heroin baggies.

He is facing drug possession charges.

In another drug incident. Troopers said Conner Purington, 20, of Saylorsburg, was found to have suspected marijuana in his possession about 7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 6, at 221 Evergreen Court, in Ross Township, Monroe County, troopers said.