The Missouri Highway Patrol made a couple of arrests in the area Tuesday. 30-year-old Waynesville resident, Diana P. Shafer was taken into custody for possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine and heroin), Driving while revoked, failure to equip a motor vehicle with tail lights, failure to signal, failure to display valid license plates, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and no insurance. Shafer was taken to the Pulaski County Jail and later released. Meanwhile a 30-year-old Laclede County man was taken to the Laclede County jail for unlawful possession of a firearm. Benjamin C. Burns was later released.