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.
A man is facing a litany of charges following a bizarre incident in Jonesboro, according to authorities. Arkansas police arrested the 27-year-old man after he was found allegedly trespassing on private property while brandishing a sword. The man faces drug crimes charges as well as several other charges associated with his alleged actions. So far, no court date has been announced.
Methamphetamine abuse has become an increasingly pervasive problem across the country in recent years, and Arkansas is no exception.
Two residents of Jacksonville have been placed under arrest after police allegedly found drugs inside a home, according to local sources. Arkansas authorities arrested a 36-year-old woman and a 39-year-old man, both of whom now face charges pertaining to drug crimes. As of this report, the woman appears to have been released from custody, but the man remains behind bars in a county jail. No court date has been announced.