Forrest City man arrested on gun and drug charges

Theo James Walker (Source: St. Francis County Sheriff's Office)
Theo James Walker (Source: St. Francis County Sheriff's Office)
Source: Forrest City Police Department
Source: Forrest City Police Department

FORREST CITY, AR (KAIT) - During a follow-upinvestigation on Tuesday, Forrest City officials made a drug and gun arrest.

Around 4:45 p.m., a detective noticed TheoWalker, 23, trying to hide a plastic baggy of marijuana. According to thereport, the detective also observed that Walker had a 9 mm handgun in hispossession.

Walker was immediately apprehended by thedetective. The handgun, individual baggies of marijuana (totaling 66.1 grams),a set of scales and $628 in cash were seized.

Walker was charged with possession ofmarijuana with purpose to deliver, simultaneous possession of drugs andfirearms, possession of firearm by certain person, possession of drugparaphernalia and possession of marijuana in a drug free zone.

He is currently being held at the St. FrancisCounty Jail.

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