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Eight arrested in large area drug bust

Thursday, April 22, 2010

According to press releases from both the Sharp County Sheriff's Department and Third Judicial District Prosecutor Henry Boyce, eight Sharp County residents were arrested in a large area drug bust. The bust is a result of a long investigation.

Boyce's office said that there are three additional warrants to be served. Boyce also oversees the administration of the Drug Task Force.

The Sharp County Sheriff's Department said the arrests came after a lenghthy undercover operation conducted by the Third Judicial District Drug Task Force in the Sharp County area; 11 arrest warrants were obtained for the arrest of suspects who are alleged to have sold various drugs.

On April 6, Drug Task Force Agents were assisted by the Sharp County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas State Police, Hardy Police Department, Cherokee Village Police Department and Ash Flat Police Departments in the mass round up of eight of the 11 warrants.

Arrested were: Melinda Gean Lee, she was charged with delivery of methamphetamine, Hydrocodone and Xanax. Lee's bond was set at $10,000

Kyla Denise Hicks was charged with delivery of Morphine, Hydrocodone and Xanax. Her bond was set at $5,000

Eric T. Horton was charged with delivery of marijuana -- three counts. Officers also found 1/2 pound of marijuana and one handgun at Horton's residence. His bond was set at $20,000.

Clarence Wilson Jr. was charged with two counts of delivery of methamphetamine and Oxycontin. His bond was set at $10,000.

Benjamin Breashears was charged with delivery of methamphetamine. His bond was set at $2,500.

Zabrien Alen Meek was charged with two counts of delivery of methamphetamine. His bond was set at $10,000.

Richard Patton Jr. was charged with delivery of methamphetamine. His bond was set at $5,000.

Donald Ray Patrick was chargd with delivery of Hydromorphone (dilaudid). His bond was set at $5,000.

Three suspects are currently still at large.

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How about running the pictures of these dangerous people so we will know who to worry about. You have picture of the dogs which was nice but this is much more important. Give us some REAL JOURNALISM if you are going to have a "news paper"

-- Posted by troutman on Thu, Apr 22, 2010, at 9:41 AM

I really would like to see the addresses of these people and their photos. For those of us who are moving to the area, the constant obliquely approached criminal activity is more off-putting than if you just put it out in the open.

Thank you.

-- Posted by ChristyACB on Tue, Apr 27, 2010, at 5:59 PM

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