Arrests made after firearms and drugs discovered in Jasper County home


Two people are in jail after authorities find guns and suspected illegal drugs inside a Jasper County home. 

On Wednesday, the Ozark Drug Enforcement Team searched the residence with a warrant at 615 South Ozark in Joplin. There were five people in the house, two of whom were arrested on-scene.

One suspect had a felony fugitive warrant out of Crawford County. Another is being charged with delivering a controlled substance and unlawful use of a weapon.

Detectives also found 31 grams of suspected meth and four firearms, which included an SKS style rifle.

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