Two people have been taken into custody, and an infant is now under the care of the Department of Homeland Security following a drug bust in Sebastian County. Officers in Fort Smith, Arkansas, investigated a home thought to be the location of drug crimes on Feb. 7. One man and a teenage girl were both arrested and charged in the incident, but no court dates have been announced.
Police in Little Rock have announced the arrest of a man believed to have been involved in drugs. The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office has confirmed the arrest of the 47-year-old Arkansas man, who is facing charges for drug crimes. He was due in court on Feb. 1 and remained in police county without bond prior to the court date.
A college football player in Fayetteville is facing a number of serious charges in Washington County, according to local sources. The 21-year-old University of Arkansas player is facing charges of alleged gun and drug crimes. If he is found guilty, he could face jail time, which could jeopardize any future career in professional sports he may have had.
A routine traffic stop has ended in the arrest of a 52-year-old man for alleged drug-related activities, according to reports out of Hot Springs. Arkansas police apprehended the man, who is now charged with drug crimes as well as several other felony charges. If he is found guilty, he could face up to life in prison. He was slated to first appear in court on Jan. 7.
A 42-year-old Drug Enforcement Administration agent has allegedly fallen outside of legal jurisdiction after the field office in Little Rock alleged he accepted bribes, as well as conspired to distribute controlled substances. The agent appeared on the afternoon of Dec. 20 before a U.S. Magistrate in Arkansas, and was henceforth detained. If he is found guilty of the drug crimes of which he is accused, he will likely face severe consequences.
A former police chief from northwest Arkansas has been arrested, according to local sources. The ex law enforcement officer was arrested by Arkansas police on Dec. 13 after being accused of drug crimes, including possession. The one-time chief was released on bail the same afternoon, but is working with his attorney to prepare for upcoming court proceedings.
A search of a home in central Arkansas has resulted in an arrest. Arkansas authorities have reported that some 10 pounds of what is believed to be marijuana was found in a residence in Pine Bluff. The homeowner was arrested and charged with drug crimes, but there is no word on whether he has retained criminal defense counsel at this time.
Authorities in Pine Bluff say they executed a search warrant that led to the confiscation of considerable drugs. The search was conducted on a home in central Arkansas and has led to the arrest of one individual for suspected drug crimes. That individual is currently in police custody at a county jail, awaiting trial, for which no date has been made public.
Arkansas police say they received a call to conduct a welfare check at a particular residence on a recent Sunday. The officers who were dispatched to the location wound up making two arrests. The man and woman who were taken into custody are now facing charges for drug crimes.
A man from Malvern who was pulled over for speeding has been arrested, according to state police. The Arkansas State Police have charged the man with multiple drug crimes after finding what they say was a significant amount of marijuana as well as a handgun. If he is found guilty, he could face years in prison -- possibly even a life sentence.