Police: Man caught with 10 pkgs. cocaine, ecstasy

Quetin Mason (Source: Forrest City PD)
Quetin Mason (Source: Forrest City PD)

FORREST CITY, AR (KAIT) – A man is arrested in the wee hours of Friday morning on drug charges.

According to Forrest City Police, a concerned resident called police to report suspicious activity in the Robinson Street area. Twenty-six-year-old Quetin Mason of Palestine was subsequently arrested after officer say they found him hiding behind a vehicle in the 900 block of Robinson St.

Police say they found 10 packages of cocaine and one ecstasy pill in the same spot where Mason was hiding.

Mason is charged with possession of cocaine, less than 2 grams, within 1,000 feet of Forrest City High School and possession of a controlled substance, less than 2 grams. He is held at the St. Francis County Jail where he is being held pending initial arraignment Monday.

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