State Police: Independence County man faces charges after drug buys from informant


An Independence County man has been charged with two counts of delivery of meth after an investigation by the Arkansas State Police.

Independence County Circuit Court information says Dustin Scott Clem, 30, allegedly sold meth on two separate occasions — between April 1 and May 1 — to a confidential informant utilized by Greg Tebbetts, an investigator for the Arkansas State Police. The info also says the location of each delivery was less than 1,000 feet from a church. As a result of that location, Clem is subject to an enhanced sentence of an additional term of imprisonment of ten years.

Clem is also being charged as a habitual offender since he’s been previously convicted of four or more felonies.

His bond has been set at $25,000.

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