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Police arrest couple on drug charges

Matthew Giles Jansen (Source: VineLink) Matthew Giles Jansen (Source: VineLink)
Jessie Lynn Jansen (Source: VineLink) Jessie Lynn Jansen (Source: VineLink)

POCAHONTAS, AR (KAIT)- A Randolph County couple was arrested after police went to their home for a terroristic threat warrant.

According to Pocahontas Police Chief Cecil Tackett, officers went to the home of Matthew Jansen, 31, of Pocahontas to arrest him for a terroristic threatening warrant.

While at the home Tackett reported that he saw a green substance on a table that looked like marijuana.

When officers asked to search the home, Tackett said Jansen's wife Jessie, 27, denied them access. That's when officer applied for and were granted a search warrant.

Tackett said they found and seized several illegal items including marijuana, rollers, pipes, and containers.

Police arrested both Matthew and Jessie Jansen. They have been charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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