The vehicle of a missing Missouri woman was discovered in Mississippi County late last night on a exit ramp of I55 near Joiner, AR.
The Mississippi County Sheriff's Department is now looking for any information on the whereabouts of the owner, Michelle Bell of Caruthersville, Missouri.
Anyone with any information is urged to call the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department at 870-658-2242.
36 Years Old
On November 19, 2019 at approximately 1:29 p.m. The Mississippi County Sheriff's Department conducted a search of the residence located at 2828 East County Road 458 north of Luxora. During the search Deputies located several baggies containing suspected methamphetamine along with several syringes. Deputies located approximately 62.0 grams of suspected methamphetamine with a street value of approximately $2,500.00.
Joe Hinkle (42 years old) and Britney Adamson (29 years old) were arrested and transported to the Mississippi County Detention Center.
Mr. Hinkle and Ms. Adamson were charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Mr. Hinkle's bond was set at $75,000 and Ms. Adamson's at $15,000 per the Honorable District Judge Shannon Langston. They'll be seen in Blytheville Circuit Court on November 25, 2019.
Aubry D. Cook
|Joe Hinkle||Britney Adamson|
Pictured from left to right, Sheriff Dale Cook, Deputy Jared Camp,
Deputy Johnathon Boatman, Major Robb Rounsavall
Front, K-9 Reno and Sgt. Wes Souders
On November 19, 2019 at approximately 8:25 p.m. Deputy Johnathon Boatman stopped a Dodge Ram truck pulling a U-Haul trailer on Highway 61 south of Joiner for a traffic violation. Deputy Boatman made contact with the driver, Rodolfo Gonzalez. Mr. Gonzalez did not have a valid driver's license. Mr. Gonzalez advised Deputy Boatman he was headed to Missouri to work on a construction site. Sgt. Wes Souders arrived with K-9 Reno and deployed Reno around the vehicle. Reno alerted on the U-Haul trailer. A search of the trailer was then conducted. During the search Deputies recovered 58.9 pounds of suspected marijuana with a street value of approximately $58,000.00.
Mr. Gonzalez from McAllen, Texas (25 years old) was arrested and transported to the Mississippi County Detention Center and was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance with Purpose to Deliver.
Mr. Gonzalez's bond was set at $75,000 per the Honorable District Judge Donald Betterton. He has an Osceola Circuit Court date of 12/31/19.
Aubry D. Cook
UPDATE: NEW DROP OFF LOCATIONS ADDED
The 2019 Holiday Season has begun. Many of us are preparing our lists or have already begun our shopping. This year, the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department is hosting a toy drive to benefit the children of South Mississippi County.
Anyone wishing to donate, please drop off a new, unopened toy at the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department no later than Friday, December 13, 2019.
Thank you, in advance, to everyone who helps bring a smile to a child's face this holiday season.