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Region 8 deputy makes 2 arrests during traffic stop

John William Walley (Source: Lawrence County Sheriff's Department) John William Walley (Source: Lawrence County Sheriff's Department)

LAWRENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - The Lawrence County Sheriff's Department makes two arrests during a traffic stop near Lynn over the weekend.

According to the sheriff's department, the stopped vehicle was driven by a woman named Terra Perkins.  The officer checked on Perkins and found that she had a felony warrant for possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to manufacture methamphetamine from the West Memphis Police Department.  Perkins was placed under arrest and was later picked up by West Memphis Police at the Lawrence County Jail.

The sheriff's department also arrested her passenger, John William Walley of Lynn.  During the traffic stop the officer asked Walley if he had any illegal substances on him, Walley said he did not and emptied his pockets.  However, the deputy says he found methamphetamine and marijuana among the contents of Walley's pockets.

Walley was placed under arrest and bond was set at $2,500. He is scheduled to appear in court on March 23rd.

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