Minturn man arrested for selling prescription drugs

Shawn Green (Lawrence County Sheriff's Dept.)
Shawn Green (Lawrence County Sheriff's Dept.)

LAWRENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – AMinturn man was arrested Tuesday after police say he was caught selling prescriptionpills.

According to Lawrence County SheriffJody Dotson, officers used an informant to buy hydrocodone from Shawn Green,33, on two separate occasions.

Information from theinvestigation allowed officials from the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office, theThird Judicial Task Force and the Black Rock Police department to obtain anarrest warrant for Green.

When officers in Lawrence Countytried to arrest him, they learned he was at work in Jonesboro. He was arrestedby Craighead County Sheriff's deputies and transported to the Lawrence CountyJail to await a bond hearing.

Green is charged with two countsof delivery of a controlled substance (hydrocodone).

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