Batesville man charged with trafficking a controlled substance

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An east Batesville man has been arrested and charged in Independence County Circuit Court with trafficking of a controlled substance and delivery of methamphetamine.

The arrest and charges came after an alleged undercover purchase of meth from Victor Noe Fonseca-Huerta (pictured), 34, on Jan. 4, according to the court filing.

Authorities followed up on that purchase by obtaining a search warrant for Fonseca-Huerta’s Batesville residence on March 2.

Members of the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force along with Batesville Police conducted a search which produced: three gallon-sized plastic bags containing meth, multiple smaller plastic bags containing meth, digital scales, packaging material for the meth when sold, and over $5,800 in U.S. currency, according to the court record.

Fonseca-Huerta has been charged with three drug-related felonies: delivery of meth, trafficking of a controlled substance (namely meth), and possession of drug paraphernalia.

A bond for Fonseca-Huerta was set at $50,000.

Image via Independence County Sheriff’s Department

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1 COMMENT

  1. So what you gave 50,000 grand bond he will just skip back to Mexico, you notice you did not get much cash want to know why? They don’t care to lose dope or people cash is what they protect. You want to hurt the Cartel go after the cash some where in Independence county there is a cash stash you need to find it right before they move it back to Mexico word to the wise go heavy they will fight and die for the money the dope not so much they will just make more.

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