Meridian police arrested eight people and recovered marijuana and methamphetamine after searching two homes in the 800 block of Northwest 4th Street Tuesday afternoon.
According to a Wednesday morning news release, police surveillance indicated both homes were connected with drug-dealing, and search warrants were served about 2 p.m. Tuesday.
During the search officers recovered 27 grams of marijuana and about half a gram of methamphetamine along with various drug paraphernalia, police said.
David Rolan, 27, of Meridian was arrested on a felony meth possession charge plus misdemeanor paraphernalia possession and frequenting a place where drugs are used or sold, according to the news release. Police also arrested seven other Ada and Canyon County residents on one or both of those misdemeanor charges.