SEDALIA, Mo. – A Sedalia, Mo resident was taken into custody by local police on a number of narcotics violations Monday night.MO_Sedalia_PD

According to the Pettis County Sheriff’s Office, Bruce Jay Auwater, 65, is charged with two counts of felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute; one for meth, the other for marijuana.

Auwater was also charged with an additional two counts of possession of a controlled substance, meth and marijuana.

He also faces a possession of drug paraphernalia misdemeanor.

Auwater was placed in the Pettis County Jail for a 24 hour investigation.