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Mountain Home man in jail for outstanding warrants and drug charges

Charles Matthew Franks Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Office Charles Matthew Franks Source: Baxter County Sheriff's Office

BAXTER COUNTY-AR (KAIT) – A Mountain Home man is in jail fordrug charges and outstanding warrants.

In February, police say 28-year-old Charles Matthew Frankssold 2.3 grams of methamphetamine to an informant working with investigators for$300 near the East Side Baptist Church in Mountain Home. The transaction was facilitatedthrough a cell phone and monitored by investigators.

Franks failed to appear in both Circuit and District courtand was arrested Tuesday.

Along with the failure to appear in court warrants, chargesinclude delivery of a controlled substance, proximity to certain facilities,and unlawful use of a communication device.

Bond for Franks' drug charges was set at $10,000 and he isbeing held without bond on failure to appear in court. A court appearance isscheduled for Thursday, June 13.

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