Man Behind Bars for Drug and Stolen Gun Possession

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

One man is sitting behind bars charged with possession of dangerous drugs and stealing a gun.

76-year-old Melvin Mark Stiles was arrested late Thursday night at his home at 1502 west 3rd.

Investigators say they've been watching Stiles' home for months, and think he was selling presecription drugs.

investigators found hundreds of doses hydro-codone, methadone, Valium, and Xanax, plus $11,000 and a stolen pistol inside the home.

Stiles remains behind bars.

His bond has been set at $2,500.