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Heber Springs family indicted for Bath Salts distribution

A Heber Springs family has been indicted for distribution of "bath salts." A Heber Springs family has been indicted for distribution of "bath salts."

HEBER SPRINGS, AR (KAIT) –  A Heber Springs family has been indicted for distribution of "bath salts."

Christopher Hogan, his wife, Angelique Hogan, their son, Kristain Hogan, along with Jeremy Allen, Zachary Cordell, and Eric Hallow were indicted by a federal grand jury for conspiracy to distribute the synthetic narcotic in the Heber Springs area.

According to the press release, the drugs were manufacture in China and imported by Christopher Hogan.  He and the others distributed the drugs to mostly teenagers in the Heber Springs area.

The investigation began in Cleburne County.  In July 2011, the Cleburne County Sheriff's Office searched the Hogan residence and seized items used to manufacture and distribute the drugs.

Bond hearings will be held at a later time to be determined for Cordell and Christopher Hogan. Allen is in the custody of Cleburne County on another charge. Harlow will be released and allowed to attend drug rehabilitation.

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