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Pot, scales, $7,000 found during drug arrest

Richard Van Flenoy, Jr. (Source: FCPD) Richard Van Flenoy, Jr. (Source: FCPD)
Cordairo Dierre Brown (Source: FCPD) Cordairo Dierre Brown (Source: FCPD)

FORREST CITY, AR (KAIT) – Two Forrest city men were arrested on drug charges, say police.

According to the Forrest City Police Department, Richard Van Flenoy, Jr., 24, of Forrest City, was arrested on drug and theft charges; and Cordairo Dierre Brown, 24, also of Forrest city, was arrested on drug charges.

Police say Flenoy and Brown were holding approx. 61.3 grams of marijuana, a set of digital scales, and $7,910.00 in cash that was considered proceeds from illegal drug sales. Police also say the marijuana was packaged for street sale.

Flenoy and Brown have been charged with possession of controlled substance with purpose to deliver, and possession of drug paraphernalia for packaging, and processing or manufacturing. 

Flenoy was also charged with theft under $500.00 from a tire theft reported the day before by Tom Cole Tire.

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