Jessie Wheeler

Jessie Wheeler

POCATELLO — A 29-year-old Pocatello resident on probation is now facing a felony drug charge in Bannock County.

Jessie J. Wheeler has been charged with possession of a controlled substance, according to Bannock County Magistrate Court records. A hearing that will determine if there is enough evidence to take the case to trial has been set for Sept. 19.

Pocatello police say a probation officer contacted them after finding what appeared to be a controlled substance at Wheeler’s residence.

Police responded to the scene and ended up taking Wheeler into custody on a probation violation warrant and for possession of methamphetamine.