On May 3, 2019 officers received an anonymous tip of an individual identified as Aaron Burns, selling methamphetamine at Ozark Inn and Suites, 6412 Osage Beach Parkway.

On May 3, 2019 officers received an anonymous tip of an individual identified as Aaron Burns, selling methamphetamine at Ozark Inn and Suites, 6412 Osage Beach Parkway.

Officers responded to Ozark Inn and Suites and met with Burns and obtained consent to search the room Burns was staying in. While searching the room a bag of hypodermic needles, syringes, a digital scale with white residue, and a plastic baggie that contained 2.5 grams of methamphetamine were found.

Burns was arrested and taken to the Camden County Jail to await charges. He was later charged with Possession of Controlled Substance Except 35 Grams or less of Marijuana/Synthetic Cannabinoid and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia - Prior Drug Offense with bond set at $1,000.00 cash or $10,000.00 surety.

Osage Beach Officers were assisted by the Camden County Sheriff’s Office and Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group.