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Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Sharp County

Tyson Teague Bowers (Source: Sharp County Sheriff's Office) Tyson Teague Bowers (Source: Sharp County Sheriff's Office)

SHARP COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - One Region 8 man is arrested for probation violation and faces more charges for having drugs during a traffic stop.

According to the Sharp County Sheriff's Office, a deputy pulled over Tyson Teague Bowers, 31, of Cave City and found that Bowers had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for violating probation in Independence County.

After the arrest, the deputy then spoke with Bowers' passenger.  According to the news release, his passenger Delilah Bowers said Bowers gave her the drug items when the traffic stop started. She then turned over suspected drug items to the deputy which included what appeared to be marijuana and ice methamphetamine. The officer says that Tyson Bowers later admitted the items were his.

He is being charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance(methamphetamine) with intent to deliver and one count of possession of a controlled substance (marijuana), plus one count of possession of drug paraphernalia.

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