Three agencies conducted a warrant sweep Monday, Sept. 17, in Independence County. Arkansas Community Corrections Probations & Parole, the Independence County Sherriff’s Department and the 16th Judicial Drug Task Force arrested 11 individuals within the county and the city of Batesville, according to a press release from authorities.
Charges are being filed that range from possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of firearms, intent to deliver, unlawful use of a communications device, an absconder warrant, and other misdemeanor charges.
According to the release, all three agencies combined have sized over ten pounds of methamphetamines and over $50,000 in cash.
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