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09/03/2020

IZARD COUNTY SHERIFF'S REPORT SHERIFF JACK YANCEY
AMOS L. PARNELL

An ongoing investigation into illicit drug activity in Izard County by the Izard County Sheriff's Department and the 16th Judicial. District Drug Task Force has resulted in the execution of a search warrant on September 1st, 2020 at a residence in the Dolph community on West Crossroads. The warrant was served by Deputies of the Izard County Sheriff's Department, Agents of the 16th District DTF, Probation/Parole officers with Arkansas Community Corrections and K-9 officers from North Central Unit of Arkansas Department of Corrections. Items seized from in and around the residence include 1.17 pounds of Methamphetamine (Street value approx. $44,000),$3,243.00 in cash, a 9MM handgun and three Marijuana plants.  

Amos L. Parnell, age 43 of Pineville, Arkansas was taken into custody at the scene and has been charged with the following: 

[1] Trafficking a controlled substance, Methamphetamine 200Grams or more, a class Y felony. 

[2] Simultaneous possession of drugs and a firearm, a class Y felony. 

[3] Possession of drug paraphernalia w/purpose to analyze methamphetamine, a class B felony. 

[4] Possession of drug paraphernalia w/purpose to ingest methamphetamine, a class D felony 

[5] Maintaining a drug premise, a class C felony. 

[6] Unlawful use of a communication device, a class D felony. 

[7] Manufacturing a schedule 6 controlled substance, namely marijuana, a class D felony. 

[8] Possession of a firearm by certain persons, a class D felony 

 [9] Subject also charged as habitual offender. 

Parnell is currently being held in the Izard County Jail pending a Department of Corrections Parole hold and $100,000 bond on new charges. 

 

Submitted By: 

Chief Deputy Charley Melton 

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