Four St. Louis area residents face drug charges after being arrested early Wednesday night by the highway patrol in Miller County.

The highway patrol report says that three of the subjects were released on misdemeanor marijuana charges.

The fourth, 49-year-old Kandy Collard, was taken into custody and faces a pending felony charge of possession of a controlled substance, felony possession of marijuana and felonies for unlawful possession and use of a firearm.

Collard was taken to the Miller County Jail and put on a 24-hour hold.