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08/13/2012

SEARCH WARRANT RESULTS IN ARRESTS

 

   LORI FUNKHOUSER     TIMOTHY RIDGLEY

The Izard County Sheriff’s Department along with members of the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force and members of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission conducted a search warrant at a residence off Lunenburg Road near Melbourne.  The August 7 search warrant resulted in the arrest of an adult male and an adult female.

Sheriff Tate Lawrence said that Lori Funkhouser, age 41 and Timothy Michael Ridgley , age 33 both of 3391 Lunenburg Road were each charged with four felonies and one misdemeanor. The charges include delivery of  a schedule II controlled substance (oxycodone), a class “c” felony; possession of a controlled substance, a schedule VI controlled substance with the propose to deliver, a class “d” felony; manufacture of a controlled substance, a schedule Vi controlled substance, a class “d” felony; use or possession with the purpose to use drug paraphernalia with the purpose or manufacture a controlled substance, a class “d” felony; and use or possession with the purpose to use drug paraphernalia, a class “a” misdemeanor.

Approximately $7,700 discovered in a safe in the residence is believed to be drug money and was seized.

Funkhouse and Ridgley posted bond the day of their arrest in the amount of $10,000 and are scheduled to appear in Izard County Circuit Court on September 17.

 

 

News Release

For Immediate Release

August 13, 2012

POC: Sheriff Tate Lawrence

870 368 4203

 

 

Note: Picture Funkhouse and Ridgley provided

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