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Two drug arrests by sheriff’s office

On April 17, Jackie Andrew Jackson III, 23, Jacksonville was arrested following a traffic stop by Lonoke County Sheriff John Staley. Jackson was taken into custody on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, he also faces a charge of driving with a suspended driver’s license.

Staley reported that he stopped Jackson at the junction of Helen Street with Arkansas Highway 367 at Ward, about 5:10 p.m., April 17, due to a traffic violation.

A check of Jackson’s license showed that it was suspended. In the process of the stop, an estimated 1.3 grams of methamphetamine in the form of “ice” and a set of digital scales was discovered.

A second arrest on April 17 was of John Emmett Davis, 35, of Cabot, for the offenses of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Staley reported that the action was a response to a “tip” given the sheriff’s office of the location of a person sought on an arrest warrant.

Davis was found while attempting to crawl out a window and was taken into custody. During the arrest, about two grams of methamphetamine in the form of “ice, prescription medication, and drug-related paraphernalia were discovered and seized.

Davis was taken to the Lonoke County Detention Facility.

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