A St. Peter man failed to appear in court today, where he is facing multiple drug charges.

46–year–old Christopher John Smith was arrested February 7th, after a search of his home. He had a bail hearing scheduled for the 9th.

During the search, the River Valley Tactical Team found 139.32 grams of methamphetamine and other drugs. They also found more than $8,000 cash at the residence.

Smith told authorities he had received a pound of meth from dealers in the Twin Cities to sell.

--KEYC News 12