Man "confesses" to cooking meth at home

Terry Painter Source: Sharp Co. Sheriff's Dept.
Terry Painter Source: Sharp Co. Sheriff's Dept.

HARDY, AR (KAIT) – Region eight investigators arrest a man who they say "confessed" to making meth four times in the past month.

On Monday, November 22, Sharp County sheriff's deputies and the 3rd Judicial District Drug Task Force arrested 53-year-old Terry Painter at his home in Hardy.

Officers say they found seven reaction vessels used to make methamphetamine as well as other drug paraphernalia.

According to the police report, Painter confessed to cooking meth four times at his home in the past month.

Painter is charged with manufacturing a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

He's currently being held in the Sharp County Jail.

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