The arrests come after a lengthy investigation headed by Sharp County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy David Huffmaster in collaboration with the Third Judicial District Drug Task Force.
The drugs were located at a campground in Hardy. The two were charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, methamphetamine, use of possession with the intent to use drug paraphernalia, possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substance, Xanax, all felonies, and possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, a misdemeanor.
Officials recovered over a half pound of crystal methamphetamine along with $51,850 in cash and drugs. The two are being held in the Sharp county Detention Center in lieu of a $250,000 bond.
For further information view the full story in the Jan. 10 of the Villager Journal.