Hardy couple indicted in federal drug case

Thursday, January 12, 2012
Dennis Destefano

Officers from the Sharp County Sheriff's Department and Highland Police Department served a Federal warrant on a Hardy couple on Christmas Eve.

Dennis and Jennifer Destefano were arrested following a lengthy investigation into their attempts to illegally obtain and distribute Oxycodone.

Following the couple's arrest, they were transported to the Sharp County Detention Center, where they were held for Federal Marshal's who transported them to Little Rock, where they will face the charges.

Jennifer Destefano

The two are charged along with 13 others in a federal case to be heard by the U.S. Eastern District Court in Little Rock.

The charges indicate that the defendants began to possess and distribute Oxycodone from Feb. 2011 until Oct. 2011.

They remain in jail in Pulaski County.

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