The sheriff's office is requesting the DEA pick up the charges federally, and says there are more unnamed subjects that will be charged as a result of the investigation referred to as a "large Miller County drug conspiracy."

An Osage Beach man has been arrested after the conclusion of a long-term drug investigation, according to a press release from the Miller County Sheriff's Office. 

Mark Sooter, of Osage Beach, has been arrested on multiple charges after an investigation by the Miller County Sheriff’s Office, Lake Ozark Police Department and Mid-Missouri Drug Task Force allegedly uncovered him responsible for the sale of large amounts of methamphetamine over the past several years in Miller County and around the Lake area.

Sooter allegedly admitted to the sale of "pounds of methamphetamine" over a several year period during an interview with authorities. He is being held on a $250,000 bond along with a no bond warrant from probation and parole. 

The MCSO is requesting the DEA file federal charges, and says there are more unnamed subjects to be charged as a result of the investigation referred to as a "large Miller County drug conspiracy," according to the release.