LEACHVILLE, AR (KAIT) - A Leachville man faces charges after investigators say he tried to flush drugs down the toilet.
Officers with the Mississippi County Sheriff's Office, Leachville Police Department, Arkansas Probation/Parole, and the Street Crimes unit served a search warrant Wednesday at a home in the 700-block of Winchester.
During the search, officers found a set of digital scales and several plastic baggies in a toilet located in the bedroom, a news release from the sheriff's office stated.
Investigators said they also found a plastic baggie containing about five grams of suspected methamphetamine on the floor next to the toilet.
In the bedroom, they also reportedly found a handgun and bullets.
Officers arrested Michael Tarver, 48, on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms, possession of a firearm by certain persons, and tampering with physical evidence.
Tarver, according to the sheriff's office, is currently on active probation and was out on a $50,000 bond for a previous drug arrest.
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