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The Helena Arkansas Daily World - Helena, AR
  • Drugs confiscated from stopped vehicle

  • Crystal methamphetamine, marijuana, prescription pills and drug paraphernalia were discovered and confiscated by a Phillips County Sheriff's deputies following the search of a vehicle found stopped in the middle of the road with its headlights turned off.
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  • Crystal methamphetamine, marijuana, prescription pills and drug paraphernalia were discovered and confiscated by a Phillips County Sheriff's deputies following the search of a vehicle found stopped in the middle of the road with its headlights turned off. According to the PSCO incident report, deputy Jeremy Bramlett was patrolling Highway 1 South when he observed a blue Ford Ranger parked in the middle of the of the roadway on Highway 318. Bramlett approached the driver of the vehicle who was identified as Christopher Clemons. While speaking with Clemons, deputy William Bender arrived at the scene with the department's drug dog and proceeded to walk around the vehicle. The dog reacted when it approached the passenger side of the truck. Bramlett and Bender searched the truck and discovered a prescription bottle with the label scratched off and containing 20 white pills. A further search of the vehicle turned up a glass pipe and a small black bag containing marijuana, crystal meth and marijuana. The incident report stated that Clemons was charged with possession of a controlled substance – crystal meth, a Class D felony; possession of a controlled substance – Lorecets, a Class D felony; possession of a controlled substance – marijuana, a Class A misdemeanor; and possession of drug paraphernalia, a Class D felony. Clemons' bond was set at $21,000. Lt. Sylvester Rose is the investigating officer.

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