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Baxter County Man arrested after visit by probation officer

Jason Michael Biddle (Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Office) Jason Michael Biddle (Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Office)

BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - A 24 year old Baxter County man was arrested Friday after a visit from a parole officer turns up drugs.

According to the Baxter County Sheriff's Office, officers went the residence of Jason Biddle at Twin Oaks Trailer Park south of Mountain Home and upon entry noticed a strong odor of marijuana. During the initial investigation the officers found prescription medication, Xanax, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Biddle was placed under arrest and was transported to the Baxter County Detention Center.

The sheriff's office says there was also another adult in the home, a 31 year old female, as well as a four month old infant. Police are investigating possible charges on the female suspect who admitted to police that she had used marijuana.

Biddle is currently being held in lieu of $10,000 bond pending his appearance in Baxter County Circuit Court on March 17. As for the female suspect, the investigation is ongoing and the infant was placed in the custody of the Grandmother.

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