An alleged drug dealer is back in police custody after a raid of his home, according to local sources. Arkansas police suspected the man, who was currently on parole for a separate charge, of drug crimes. He now faces several new charges, including possession of a firearm and several drug-related offenses. No court date has been announced at this time.
Six men in Texarkana have been indicted for their suspected role in a drug distribution ring, according to court representatives. Federal authorities in Arkansas have issued six separate indictments for the accused men who are believed to have distributed methamphetamine in the Texarkana area. Federal criminal law takes a harsh stance on drug crimes, and if the individuals are found guilty, each man could face serious jail time.
Police in Texarkana launched four separate raids into three residential homes and a business, according to law enforcement. Arkansas State Police worked with local county and town sheriff's departments, as well as the FBI, to crack down on drug activity. Four people were arrested and charged with drug crimes as a result of the operation. All four have been remanded to a county jail to await trial.
Three men have been indicted as part of an ongoing investigation into a suspected drug ring, according to federal and local sources. The men were arrested in Osceola, Arkansas, and are now facing federal gun and drug charges. They are among 70 people charged with drug crimes -- over 40 federal indictments -- as part of the operation. If they are found guilty, they could face years in prison.
It's difficult to predict when Arkansas police will show up at a private residence or business, wanting to search the premises. However, if it happens, and the property or business owner is present at the time, it's never a good idea to run away from the scene. This was made evident on a recent Friday when a particular person was suspected of drug crimes.
Two people in Little Rock were arrested following a police chase with an allegedly stolen vehicle. Arkansas State Police worked with the Saline County Sheriff's Office to apprehend a 27-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman. Both are facing multiple charges for their roles in the alleged theft, as well as for supposed drug crimes.
A man in Fayetteville remains in custody following his arrest on suspicion of drug possession. Arkansas police arrested the 24-year-old man following a traffic stop and have now charged him with drug crimes. He is being held in a detention center in Washington County ahead of a court date, which has not yet been announced.
A major bust at a residential home in Trumann has led to two arrests, according to the county sheriff's office. Arkansas authorities arrested a 31-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman after the raid allegedly turned up money, guns and drugs. Both individuals are charged with a litany of drug crimes, and if they are found guilty, both could face jail time.
A worker in an Arkansas county jail has been suspended, pending an investigation regarding his wife who authorities say may have been funneling methamphetamine into the prison system. The Sebastian County Sheriff's Office has just concluded its investigation concerning the 42-year-old woman, who now faces charges for alleged drug crimes. Her husband remains suspended from his duties pending an internal investigation into his possible involvement.
A former running back for a state football team is in hot water following his arrest by local authorities for suspected drug-related activity. The man and a friend have been charged with drug crimes by Arkansas police after an executed search warrant allegedly uncovered incriminating evidence of drug use. If convicted, both individuals could face jail time.