Sheriff's officers, Manila police arrest Tarver on gun, drug charges

Thursday, April 20, 2017
Michael Tarver

Mississippi County Sheriff’s officers and Manila police arrested Michael Tarver, 48, on gun and drug charges, after conducting a search of his 3398 West County Road 378 home, just south of Manila, around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

According to the police report, officers found 20 grams of methamphetamine, a set of digital scales, a glass pipe used for smoking meth, a loaded 12-gauge shotgun, 20 Klonopin pills, 3 Oycodone pills, 10 Xanax pills and ammunition.

He is charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a firearm by certain persons and simultaneous possession of drugs and firearm.

Tarver is currently on supervised probation.