On Tuesday afternoon, the East Central Drug Task Force assisted by the Audrain County Sheriff's Office conducted a consent search of a residence in the 200 block of Main Street in Farber. As a result of the search, officers arrested one suspect, seized a trace amount of methamphetamine, approximately one gram of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. Arrested was Christopher Dean Howard, 31, of Farber. Howard's bond is set at $57,000.
Anyone having information concerning illegal drug activity is urged to contact the East Central Drug Task Force at (573) 473-5801, extension 330 or the Audrain County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-392-TIPS.