Two arrested on multiple drug charges

CARUTHERSVILLE, AR (KAIT) – Two were arrested after a search at a residence on 511 Bushey revealed several types of illegal narcotics.

According to police, Ondra J. Battles, 30, and Whitney Stewart, 20, both of Caruthersville were arrested and charged with the following:

  • Second degree trafficking in drugs,
  • Possession of drugs with the intent to distribute (Marijuana), and
  • Possession of drugs with the intent to distribute (Crack Cocaine).

Both are held in the Pemiscot County Jail in lieu of a $150,000 bond pending formal arraignment on July 11.

Agencies involved in this arrest include Caruthersville Police Department, Pemiscot County Sheriff's Office, Bootheel Drug Task Force, and butler County Sheriff's Office.

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