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Region 8 police arrest 17 in drug roundup; 3 still at large

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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Region 8 Police initiate Operation "Heat Wave" which results in the arrest of 17 people, with three still at large.

According to the Jonesboro Police Department, a summer long campaign to crack down on drug dealers leads to the arrest of 17 people.

Police are still searching for Karlos Booker, who is accused of delivery of a controlled substance (meth), Keisha Boyd, who is accused of delivery of a controlled substance (meth), and Anthony Goodwin, who is accused of delivery of a controlled substance (meth).

If you have any information on their whereabouts you're asked to contact the Jonesboro Police at (870) 935-5562.

The 2nd Judicial Drug Task Force, and Craighead County Sheriff's Office also helped in the roundup.

Below is a list of the individuals who've already been arrested and the charges they're facing.

  • Grayson Lynn Dodson, Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
  • Sherry Willbanks, Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
  • Whitney Hall, Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
  • Laschelle A. Patton, Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
  • Jennifer Ann Melton, Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
    • Miguel Santiago, Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) and Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
    • Corona Irineo Mendoza, Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine)
    • James Shaker, Delivery of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), Three Counts
    • David Garcia, Delivery of Controlled Substance (Cocaine), Delivery of Controlled Substance (Xanax)
    • Chad Dennis, Delivery of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), Two Counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia with Intent to Manufacture Methamphetamine, Possession of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) Less than 28 grams, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
    • Melanie Metcalf, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia with Intent to Manufacture Methamphetamine, Possession of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) Less than 28 grams, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
    • Demario Cannon, Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Cocaine), Three Counts
    • Willie Norton Jr., Delivery of Controlled Substance (Marijuana) Three Counts
    • Christopher Hutson, Delivery of Controlled Substance (Ecstasy) Two Counts
    • James Moore, Delievery of Controlled Substance (Marijuana) Two Counts
    • Mario Collier, Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver
    • Corona Mendoza, Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Possession o a Controlled Substance

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