Officers find more than an ounce of suspected meth during probation check

A Taft man was arrested on drug dealing charges after the seizure of more than an ounce of suspected methamphetamine, Taft Police said.

Officers went to a resident at the Buena Vista Mobile Home park on Tuesday to conduct a probation check.

The officers found 31.6 grams of suspected meth and "other indicia of sales, " Sgt. Corey Beilby said

One suspect, identified as Norman Byrd, 54, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance for sales and possession of controlled substance paraphernalia.