A Belle man was waiting to be charged Sunday after being arrested on drug charges.

50-year-old Jerry Adkison was arrested during a search warrant sweep by the Maries County Sheriffs Office and the Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group on Saturday on Route H in High Gate.

According to a new release, Adkison was found with drug paraphernalia and items used to make meth.

Sheriff Chris Heitman expected Adkison to be charged late Sunday.

He remained in the Maries County Jail that night.