Traffic Stop Leads To Cannabis & Weapons Charges Against Aledo Man

An Aledo man facing criminal charges following a traffic stop near New Boston over the weekend.  24 year old Bryan Patrick Lee Askew was taken into custody by Mercer County Sheriff’s Deputies on Sunday. He has been charged with Possession of Cannabis between 30 and 100 grams and Felon in Possession of a Weapon. Askew is in custody at the Mercer County Jail.