On June 30, 2019, investigators with the Tarkio Police Department, Rock Port Police Department, and Holt County and Atchison County Sheriff’s Offices participated in a search warrant execution in the Tarkio Valley Apartments, 600 S. 7th Street #19, in Tarkio, Missouri. Also participating to help expedite the search effort was K9 Void of the Tarkio PD. 

The search warrant was obtained by Tarkio Police Officer Jesse Bolin as part of an ongoing investigation concerning controlled substance possession, distribution, and abuse. Ultimately, four Missouri subjects were arrested for various controlled substance charges ranging from possession of controlled substance and drug paraphernalia to possession with intent to distribute within 2,000’ of a protected location. The arrestees are: David White, 46, Mound City; Arthur Mack, 65, Skidmore; Michelle Bomar, 26, and Derek Bomar, 41, Tarkio, all housed at the Atchison County Jail in lieu of various bond amounts. Also arrested for a felony child support fugitive warrant from Buchanan County was John Lawson, 30, St. Joseph.

All parties are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.