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Traffic violation lands man with possession of cocaine in jail

FORREST CITY, AR (KAIT) – A ForrestCity man was found with cocaine and firearms after being pulled over for atraffic violation.

On Monday, Officer Carnell Jacobs stoppeda car for a traffic violation, and found a Bersa .380 caliber handgun on one ofthe passengers.

Officer Jacobs also found 26 smallbaggies of crack cocaine and 4 small baggies containing powder cocaine.

The 22 year old passenger, John Jones,was arrested for possession of a firearm by certain person, possession ofcocaine with purpose to deliver, proximity to certain facilities, andobstructing government operations.

Police Chief E. P. Reynolds said he is proud of thispolice work. "I would like to commend Officer Jacobs for his hard work anddedication in our efforts to deter narcotic activity in Forrest City, and takinganother gun off the street," said Reynolds.

 

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