Agents from the Yuma County Narcotics Task Force received a tip concerning sales of narcotics at a residence at 9675 South Agate Way. Acting on the tip, agents opened an investigation that culminated in a search warrant being served at that residence on Saturday.
Police found approximately eight ounces of methamphetamine, a pistol and various items of drug paraphernalia.
Police arrested 49-year-old Thomas D. Duprey of Yuma. He was charged with Possession of a dangerous drug for sale, possession of a dangerous drug, possession of drug paraphernalia and misconduct with weapons related to a drug offense.
The street value of the methamphetamines is approximately $8,000.