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Two arrested on multiple drug and weapons charges

MOUNTAIN HOME, AR (KAIT) - Mountain Home Police arrested two men Thursday at a local restaurant. According to police, they began an investigation of the men's vehicle after they noticed the odor of marijuana.

Police arrested 29-year-old Douglas A. Potter and 25-year-old Brett N. Cochran, both of Harrison, Arkansas.

During an investigation of the vehicle, police found a quantity of methamphetamine and marijuana. Prescription medications, Klonopin, Valium and Hydrocodone were also found inside the vehicle. Along with the drugs, police found a sawed off shotgun, a rifle, a .45 caliber pistol and other drug paraphernalia.

Potter has been charged with Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute, a class B felony and Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms, a class Y felony. Potter is being held in the Baxter County Detention Center on a $10,000 bond.

Cochran is behind bars, charged with Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute, a class B felony, Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms, a class Y felony, four counts of Possession of Controlled Substance, a class A misdemeanor and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a class B felony. Cochran's bond was also set at $10,000 at the Baxter County Detention Center.

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