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Six arrested on drug charges

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Jody Forrester  (Source:  Cross Co. Sheriff) Jody Forrester (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff)
Angela Williams  (Source:  Cross Co. Sheriff) Angela Williams (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff)
Marlon Braggs  (Source:  Cross Co. Sheriff) Marlon Braggs (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff)
Nathaniel Watson  (Source:  Cross Co. Sheriff) Nathaniel Watson (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff)
Lapatrick Cayson  (Source:  Cross Co. Sheriff) Lapatrick Cayson (Source: Cross Co. Sheriff)

WYNNE, AR (KAIT) – Cross County Sheriff's deputies were busy last week rounding up drug suspects.  On Thursday, June 23, they arrested six people in two separate busts.

Deputies arrested four men on felony drug and firearms charges during a traffic stop.  Arrested were 20-year-old Calvin Smith of Helena along with 23-year-old Marlon Braggs, 20-year-old Nathaniel Watson, Jr. and 23-year-old Lapatrick Cayson, all of Jonesboro.

All are charged with felony possession of a controlled substance (marijuana) with intent to deliver, possession of an instrument of crime and felony simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms.  Smith was also charged with driving left of center.  Bond for each was set at $25,000.

That same day deputies arrested 34-year-old Jody Forrester and 30-year-old Angela Williams of Wynne.

The couple is charged with felony possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms, possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to manufacture methamphetamine, possession of ephedrine and manufacturing a controlled substance (methamphetamine).

Forrester is also charged with two counts of theft of property, criminal trespassing, commercial burglary and criminal mischief.

Forrester's bond was set at $250,000, Williams bond was set at $75,000.

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