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A Horseshoe Bend man who was arrested the night of May 9 and placed on an investigative hold in the Izard County Detention Facility he was charged May 11 with drug charges related to methamphetamine. The night of the arrest, Deputy Toby Smith was dispatched to a home on North Shore Drive in response to a report that a vehicle had been driven on to the yard and was parked there with the motor running and no one around.

Upon Smith’s arrival, he observed a 2014 Chevy Spark with the passenger side of the windshield bashed and the passenger side corner post damaged. Smith observed in plain view a glass smoking device on the front seat of the abandoned vehicle as well as a plastic bag protruding from a cigarette package.  Inside the cigarette package was a clear crystalline substance.

The driver of the vehicle, Timothy Martin Carpenter was located about a third of a mile from the residence and taken into custody. Carpenter, age 35 of Pinocchio Drive has been formally charged with possession of methamphetamine, a class B felony; and possession with the intent to use drug paraphernalia, a class D felony. District Judge David E. Miller set bond for Carpenter in the amount of $10,000.

In an unrelated similar but matter, a Pineville man who was placed on an investigative hold May 9 was also formally charged with drug charges relating to methamphetamine and marijuana.  Arkansas State Trooper Ronnie Stewart, when taking Brandon Scott Stanley into custody as the result of having an outstanding warrant out of Baxter County, a clear crystalline substance was located on his person and a tin of marijuana was located inside the vehicle as well as a smoking pipe.

Stanley, age 42 of  71 Hickory Street  was formally charged Monday with possession of methamphetamine, a class D felony; and possession of drug paraphernalia with the intent to use, also a class D felony. A bond of $10,000 was set by Judge Miller.

In another unrelated yet similar matter, A Melbourne man who was placed on an investigative hold May 8 relating to possession of a controlled substance has been formally charged. On a routine traffic stop where the driver appeared to be extremely nervous was asked to exit the vehicle and when he did so Deputy Jason Jordan observed a plastic bag of a clear crystalline substance in the driver’s seat. A clear crystalline substance was also located on the person of Freddy Leroy Reynolds, age 56 of Jones Farm Road.

Reynolds has been formally charged with possession of methamphetamine, a class D felony and his bond was set by Judge Miller at $5,000.


News Release, For Immediate Release May 18, 2015, POC: Sheriff Tate Lawrence, 87036784203


Note: picture provided of Carpenter and Stanley


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