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Police: 3 arrested with over 700 beers and $14,000 in cash

Antonio Fuentes     Provided by Jonesboro Police Dept. Antonio Fuentes Provided by Jonesboro Police Dept.
Juan Hererra     Provided by Jonesboro Police Dept. Juan Hererra Provided by Jonesboro Police Dept.
Xavier Leon     Provided by Jonesboro Police Dept. Xavier Leon Provided by Jonesboro Police Dept.

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Search warrants served by the Jonesboro Police Department Prowl Unit ends with 3 people arrested with beer, alcohol, and cash taken in as evidence.

According to the Jonesboro Police Department, the Prowl Unit served search warrants on 2 homes in Jonesboro in an attempt to curtail bootlegging.  

The first home search was at 501 Marshall Street, where police say they found several half-pints of whiskey, about 10 cases of beer, and about $14,000 worth of cash they say was connected to the sale of alcohol.

Police arrested 31-year-old Antonia Fuentez and charged him with possession of alcohol for sale in a dry county.

The second home searched was at 109 East Woodrow, where police say they found about 18 thirty-packs of beer. Police arrested 51-year-old Zavier Leal and 39-year-old Juan C. Herrera of Brookland and charged them with possession of alcohol for sale in a dry county.

All of the suspects are expected to appear in court on February 7.

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