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Two arrested in Forrest City drug raid

FORREST CITY, AR (KAIT)- Two people are behind bars tonight after Forrest City PD find several drugs during a search.

During a drug raid yesterday, police found baggies with marijuana, crack cocaine, and various items of drug paraphernalia. Police say three children between the ages of 2 and 7 were also in the home.

Officers arrested Donald McGee and Erica Howard. They're both in the St. Francis County jail faces numerous charges tonight.

Chief E. P. Reynolds says, "Once again, I would like to express my appreciation to our Street Crimes Unit, Special Response Team and Criminal Investigation Division. The Forrest City Police Department is working hard to get these drugs and drug dealers off our streets."

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