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Police: 3 arrested for drugs in Region 8 after running stop sign

Alyssa Bascue     Provided by Cross Co. Sheriff's Dept. Alyssa Bascue Provided by Cross Co. Sheriff's Dept.
Gary Alford     Provided by Cross Co. Sheriff's Dept. Gary Alford Provided by Cross Co. Sheriff's Dept.
Vernon Wigginton     Provided by Cross Co. Sheriff's Dept. Vernon Wigginton Provided by Cross Co. Sheriff's Dept.

CROSS COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – Three people are behind bars facing several drug charges after police say the driver ran a stop sign.

According to the Cross County Sheriff's Department, Alyssa Bascue, Gary Alford, and Vernon Wigginton were all arrested Saturday for drug charges after police pulled the driver over for running a stop sign.

Cross County Sheriff's Department says Alyssa Bascue is being charged possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to manufacture, running a stop sign, tampering with evidence, disorderly conduct, and manufacturing. Her bond was set at $20,000.

Gary William Alford, Jr., is being charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of paraphernalia with intent to manufacture, disorderly conduct, manufacturing, and resisting arrest. His bond was set at $20,000.

Vernon Wade Wigginton is charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to manufacture, disorderly conduct, and manufacturing. His bond was also set at $20,000.

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