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Investigators make drug arrests
Investigators make drug arrests

WHITE COUNTY, Ark. -- On March 8, a concerned citizen located a suspicious package in a road ditch on US Highway 64 west of Beebe. The citizen believed the package contained controlled substances and contacted the Central Arkansas Drug Task Force (CADTF).

Investigators retrieved the brick-shaped package, which was heavily wrapped in plastic, and believed it to contain methamphetamine estimated to be worth between $45-$70,000. The package is being sent to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory for analysis and to be processed for fingerprints. The CADTF is investigating several leads.


On March 11, the CADTF assisted the White County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) subsequent to a traffic stop on US Highway 64 east of Bald Knob. Deputies seized approximately 4 grams of suspected methamphetamine, valued at about $400, along with items of drug paraphernalia.

James Henry Capps, 38, of Bald Knob and Angie Marie Brown, 32, of Bradford were arrested for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, and incarcerated in the White County Detention Center (WCDC) on $5,000 bond. Additional charges are anticipated.


On March 12, CADTF investigators assisted the WCSO with the search of a residence on Lori Lane in McRae. Items used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine were seized. Matthew David Chambers, 27, and Jennifer Lance, 24, were arrested for conspiracy to manufacture a controlled substance. Chambers was incarcerated in the WCDC on $15,000 bond. Lance was incarcerated on $5,000 bond.


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