A Sedalia man was arrested Sunday on multiple drug charges after a traffic stop was conducted in southern Pettis County.

According to a press release from the Pettis County Sheriff's Department, deputies, assisted by Mid-Missouri Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force detectives, made a drug investigation traffic stop south of Smelser Road near Highway 65 in rural Pettis County on Sunday.

During the stop, deputies and detectives located a "large amount of methamphetamine, marijuana and packing material/drug paraphernalia."

Arrested as a result was Gary W. Meyer of Sedalia. He was charged with:

*Possession of a Controlled Substance (methamphetamine)
*Possession With Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance
*2nd Degree Trafficking of a Controlled Substance (methamphetamine)
*Possession of Marijuana less than 35 grams
*Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Meyer was placed on a 24-hour hold pending the filing of formal charges by the Pettis County Prosecuting Attorney.

Pettis County Jail