A 39-year-old man was arrested on drug charges on the TSTC campus early Thursday morning.

Eddie Dennarse Youngs was arrested by TSTC police assisted by Lacy Lakeview police officers and booked into the McLennan County jail on charges of possession of a controlled substance between four grams and 400 grams.

A TSTC spokesman says it all happened about 2:15 a.m. as a TSTC officer and two officers from Lacy Lakeview responded to a medical call on Scott Circle.

Lacy Lakeview Police Chief John Truehitt says suspicions were roused about the presence of illegal substances when officers detected a distinctive odor.

As they furthered their investigation, the located the unnamed substance in Youngs’ possession.

Youngs was identified as a Building Construction Technology student at TSTC.

He was arrested at the scene.