PROWL unit finds drugs in Jonesboro apartment

Demario Cannon Provided by Jonesboro Police Department
Demario Cannon Provided by Jonesboro Police Department

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – On Friday afternoon, members of the Jonesboro Police Department's PROWL unit executed a search warrant at 305 Cedar Heights Apt 2 after learning of illegal drug activity at the residence.

While serving the search warrant, officers located Demario Cannon, 24, Byron K. Washington, 23, and a 15-year-old female inside the apartment. Officers also found digital scales and plastic baggies.  Upon further investigation, officers found that Cannon had been involved in sexual activity with the 15-year-old female.

A search warrant was obtained for a pick-up truck in the driveway where officers located approximately seven grams of suspected cocaine and three Xanax tablets.

Demario Cannon was arrested and charged with the following: possession with the intent to deliver cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, and fourth degree sexual assault.

Bryon K. Washington was arrested for numerous misdemeanor and felony warrants out of Jonesboro and Craighead County while the juvenile was arrested on a juvenile probation violation and turned over to juvenile authorities.

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