Man arrested after pipe found in toilet

Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office
Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Office

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – A Jonesboro man was arrested after police found a glass pipe in his toilet Thursday afternoon.

While executing a search warrant at a home on Hill Drive, Jonesboro Police found a glass pipe in a toilet.  Michael Shane Nichols, 33, admitted that the pipe was his.

While searching another room in the house, police found pipes with residue and other drug paraphernalia.

According to the Police report, Nichols hid the pipe in the toilet when he heard police knock at the door. Nichols told police he had smoked methamphetamine with the pipe found and he had taken the drug that morning.

He was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with physical evidence.

He was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center and released.  He's set to appear in court on November 21, 2012.

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