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Traffic stop leads to meth arrest in Lawrence County

Lesia Barton (Source: Lawrence County Sheriff's Department) Lesia Barton (Source: Lawrence County Sheriff's Department)

WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) - A traffic stop in Lawrence County landed a Walnut Ridge woman behind bars on drug charges.

When officers pulled Lesia Barton over, they noticed needle marks on her body. Officers also say Barton was acting as if she was under the influence of something.

After consenting to a search, officers found a baggie of meth, a spoon, cotton and a syringe.

Barton was transported to the Lawrence County Jail.

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