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Drug Arrests

06/21/2022

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(L to R Standing; Sgt. Elonzo Cummings, Cpl. Austin Griffin seated; Arkansas Probation/
Parole Agents Jonathan Jackson and Michael Hopkins)

On Monday June 20, 2022 the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department Street Crimes Unit, Sheriff's Drug Task Force Unit and Probation/Parole searched a room occupied by Jerry Tucker Jr. and Samantha Brown at the Super 8 Motel in Blytheville.  During the search Officer's found approximately 170.4 grams of methamphetamine, approximately 216.4 grams of marijuana, digital scales, baggies, Ruger 380 handgun and $3013.00.  Ms. Brown's juvenile daughter was also inside the room.  Mr. Tucker and Ms. Brown were transported to the Mississippi County Detention Center.      

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Jerry Tucker Jr. (30 years old) from Blytheville was charged with the following;

 

Possession of a Controlled Substance with Purpose to Deliver (Methamphetamine)

Possession of a Controlled Substance with Purpose to Deliver (Marijuana)

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Possession of a Firearm by Certain Persons

Possession of a Defaced Firearm

Simultaneously Possession of Drugs and Firearm

Endangering the Welfare of a Minor

 

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Samantha Brown (32 years old) from Manila was charged with the following;

 

Possession of a Controlled Substance with Purpose to Deliver (Methamphetamine)

Possession of a Controlled Substance with Purpose to Deliver (Marijuana)

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Possession of a Firearm by Certain Persons

Possession of a Defaced Firearm

Simultaneously Possession of Drugs and Firearm

Endangering the Welfare of a Minor

 

Judge Shannon Langston set a $300,000.00 cash bond on both subjects.