Paul Sims, 20, of Paragould, faces several felony charges after police responded to his residence regarding a custody dispute.

According to an affidavit for arrest, probation and parole agents also were contacted to assist with a parole search of the residence because officers found firearms and drugs there.

The search yielded a loaded Hi-Point 9mm pistol and 4.19 grams of marijuana as well as drug paraphernalia.

Sims is a convicted felon who is forbidden to possess firearms. An investigation into the original nature of the call for police is ongoing.

Sims faces charges of weapons possession during controlled substance offenses, a Class Y felony, firearm possession by a restricted person, a Class D felony, possession of a Schedule VI controlled substance with the purpose to deliver, also a Class D felony, and a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. His cash-only bond was set at $25,000.

Gary Miller, 47, of Senath, Missouri, faces felony drug charges in an unrelated event after a Nov. 3 arrest in Paragould.

According to an affidavit for arrest, police were dispatched to the area of North 18 and a-half Avenue in reference to an unwanted person that was knocking on a door.

When police arrived, Miller was under the carport of the residence, according to the affidavit, and Officer Hunter Matheny noticed a glass pipe sticking out of Miller’s pocket.

While searching the suspect officers also report finding a loaded syringe and 1.7 grams of methamphetamine on Miller. He faces charges of possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia, both Class D felonies.

Miller’s bond was set at $25,000.

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