Drug bust nets meth, pot, rifles, handgun and cash

Timothy James Scott is charged with distribution of methamphetamine.

Authorities arrested one man after serving search warrants in Audrain County Thursday night and they said more arrests could be coming.

Late Thursday night the East Central Drug Task Force assisted by the Northeast Missouri Drug Task Force, the Vandalia Police Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol, and the Audrain County Sheriffâ??s Office served two search warrants in Vandalia.

The first was in the 400-block of West Bland.

Officers arrested 31-year-old James Scott, and seized ½ ounce of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, cash, four rifles and a handgun.

Scott was arrested for distribution of methamphetamine.

The second search warrant was served in the 700-block of West Paige.

Officers found four-grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Arrests there are pending.

The search warrants were the result of an investigation by both drug task forces.