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Mississippi Co. men arrested on meth charges

Bobby James Clifton     Provided by Mississippi Co. Sheriff's Dept. Bobby James Clifton Provided by Mississippi Co. Sheriff's Dept.

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY AR (KAIT) – Two Region 8 men are behind bars after police find meth making items in their SUV, thanks to an anonymous tip.

According to the Second Judicial Task Force, a tip came into the office that 2 men where transporting a substantial amount of meth from Alabama to Blytheville along Interstate 55.

Police were able to identify the SUV in question along I-55 in Mississippi County and conducted a traffic stop.

Police arrested Doug Freeman of Osceola, on active felony warrants of burglary and violation of a protection order. When police searched the SUV, they found 4 containers of drain opener, one pack of lithium batteries, and a box of pseudoephedrine tablets.

Police also arrested Bobby James Clifton of Manila in the process. Police say both Clifton and Freeman admitted to knowing the items were in the SUV, but denied ownership.

Both men have been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia with the intent to manufacture. A judge set their bond at $35,000.

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