COOPER HILL, Mo. -

An Osage County man was arrested early Wednesday morning near Cooper Hill after police found drugs in his home.

The Osage County Sheriff's Department and the Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group searched a home at 4339 Highway D.

52-year-old Kelly Griffith of Belle  had meth, illegal prescription drugs, and drug paraphernalia. 

Griffith was charged with possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. Griffith is being held at the Osage County Jail.

Griffith has an extensive criminal history, including felony stealing, assault, and unlawful use of a firearm.