On October, the 9th the Bernie Police Department conducted a controlled narcotics buy operation. An informant met 44 year old Billie Ray Sanders, of Bernie to 401 East Crumb Avenue where he purchased methamphetamine, from 50 year old Gregory Gill. A traffic stop was conducted on the informants’ vehicle where crystal methamphetamine was found. Sanders was arrested and transported to the Bernie city jail. Authorities searched gills home where they found 40 grams of crystal methamphetamine along with several glass pipes and straws. Also found was a large bag of marijuana, several small bags of marijuana, baggies, scales, a loaded pistol, sawed-off shotgun, and a rifle. The marked money that was used to purchase methamphetamine was also recovered. Gill was arrested and charged a Class B Felony of Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute. His bond was set at $50,000 Cash Only. Sanders was charged with a Class C felony of Possession of a Controlled Substance his bond was set at $12,500.