A Sedalia man was arrested on several drug-related charges, including endangering the welfare of a child, after a search warrant at his residence last week.
According to a Sedalia Police Department STING Unit release, at 5:36 a.m. July 8, SPD detectives, officers and a K9 Unit arrived at a residence in the 1200 block of South Massachusetts Avenue to execute a no-knock, drug-related search warrant.
Three adults were detained without incident, and two children were also found in the home.
The K9 Unit was deployed inside the residence and alerted to the presence of narcotic odor in various locations inside the home. After a search, detectives and officers located suspected methamphetamine, marijuana, controlled/scheduled prescription drugs, drug packaging materials/supplies, drug paraphernalia and a handgun.
An investigation revealed meth was being distributed from the residence.
Harry W. Tobin IV, 30, of the residence, was arrested and has been charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a firearm, first degree endangering the welfare of a child, possession of marijuana, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia and unlawful transaction with a child.
Tobin is in the Pettis County Jail on a $100,000 bond, cash or surety. An arraignment took place July 9, and a hearing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. today.