Lotto Winner Facing Drug Charges

A previous million-dollar lottery winner is in trouble after being found with more than 200 full heroin capsules and drug paraphernalia at a residence in Salem on Wednesday.

According to a report, the South Central Drug Task Force conducted a search warrant at the residence on East Ellis Street and that’s when the drugs where uncovered.

28-year-old David Manning, who previously won $1 million while playing the Missouri Lottery back in 2015, was charged with felony counts of delivery of a controlled substance and maintaining a public nuisance.

23-year-old Gregory Brooks, who was at the residence at the time of the search was also arrested and charged with 2 counts of possession of a controlled substance and 1 felony count of maintaining a public nuisance.

Manning is being held on a 100-thousand dollar cash-only bond while Brooks is being held on a 150-thousand dollar bond.