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Arkansas Man Accused of Distributing Pound of Meth Per Month

CLEBURNE COUNTY, Ark. - A man recently arrested in Heber Springs is believed to have been distributing one pound of methamphetamine a month. 

That's according to a news release issued Thursday by the Cleburne County Sheriff's Office. 

On July 31 the Cleburne County Sheriff's Office issued a search warrant at a home on South 5th Street that resulted in the the seizure of over 2 ounces (around 60 grams) of methamphetamine, along with some drug paraphernalia and prescription pills. 

The search also lead to the recovery of several stolen guns, according to the sheriff's office. 

At the time of the search, Larry Taylor, 39, was taken into custody and later charged with Possession of Meth with Intent to Deliver, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms, Maintaining a Drug Premises, and Theft by Receiving.

The 16th Judicial Drug Task Force and the Heber Springs Police Department assisted in the arrest. 

The investigation into Larry Taylor led detectives to believe that he was distributing approximately one pound of methamphetamine a month.

The Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the community for all leads and tips that are submitted in reference to drug activity. 

If you have information about drug activity in Cleburne County, please let the Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office know. 


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