According to a press release from the Sharp County Sheriff's Department three people from out of town were arrested Oct. 13 following an accident near Hardy that led officers to discover methamphetamine as well as the components used in the manufacture of methamphetamine.
Following the investigation of a traffic accident near Hardy, Sharp County Deputy Brian Coble performed a welfare check at a cabin that had been broken into in a rural area of Sharp County. Inside the cabin were two subjects and components of a meth lab.
Sharp County Detective Seargant Mark Counts and Ken Guidry, Chief Deputy David Huffmaster, Special Agent Wendell Jines and Drug Task Force Agent Mike Zeiger responded to the scene where both methamphetamine and components were discovered.
Arrested in the incident were Robert James Yerbey, 20, of Dyess and Deania Melissa Harston, 39, of Lepanto. Also arrested was John D. White III, 18, of Lepanto. All three subjects were taken to the Sharp County Jail on drug related charges.
White posted a $50,000 professional bond and was released. Harston and Yerbey remain in the Sharp County Jail in lieu of $150,000 bond. The three are to make their first court