Sheriff: Searching for suspect who left 'Meth' in patrol car

Methamphetamine , Photo Credit: DEA, Photo Date: Undated
Methamphetamine , Photo Credit: DEA, Photo Date: Undated

IZARD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – TheSheriff's Department needs your help in locating a man who was recently released from custody.

According to the Izard CountySheriff's Department, 47-year-old Kirk A. Hutchison was arrested during atraffic stop and eventually released.

After being released, a whitecrystal type substance was found in the back of the patrol car that transportedhim.

After analyzing the substance,Members of the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force were able toconfirm that it was methamphetamine.

As a result, a warrant has beenissued charging Hutchison with Possession with Intent to deliverMethamphetamine and Tampering with physical evidence.

The Sheriff's Department have notdetermine Hutchison's whereabouts.

They ask anyone with informationof his location that can help lead to his arrest to contact InvestigatorCharles Melton at 780-368-4201.

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