A Hardy man has been arrested on drug charges. Matthew Mansfield, age 24 was arrested after a traffic stop in Sharp County.

Mansfield was charged with numerous drug charges after the search of his vehicle including the manufacturing of a controlled substance, possession of two grams of meth and cocaine, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Mansfield also had an outstanding warrant out of another agency for failure to appear.

He was taken to the Sharp County Detention Center. He has since been released after posting bond.