Weeks of undercover work lead to 4 arrests

Candice Bennett (Source: Lawrence Co. Sheriff's Office)
Candice Bennett (Source: Lawrence Co. Sheriff's Office)
Markus Ellison (Source: Lawrence Co. Sheriff's Office)
Markus Ellison (Source: Lawrence Co. Sheriff's Office)
Ray Fry (Source: Lawrence Co. Sheriff's Office)
Ray Fry (Source: Lawrence Co. Sheriff's Office)
Todd Jayce Matthews (Source: Lawrence Co. Sheriff's Office)
Todd Jayce Matthews (Source: Lawrence Co. Sheriff's Office)

WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) – Weeks of undercover surveillance, drug buys and tips from concerned citizens has led to the arrests of four people.

On Thursday and Friday, Feb. 13-14, Lawrence County sheriff's deputies arrested Ray Fry, 42, of Imboden; Todd Jayce Matthews, 23; Markus Ellison, 45; and Candice Bennett, 41, all of Walnut Ridge on various drug charges.

Matthews and Ellis are each charged with delivery of marijuana.

Fry is charged with delivery of a controlled substance (prescription drugs).

Bennett is charged with possession of meth and drug paraphernalia.

All four are being held at the Lawrence County Jail awaiting bond hearings.

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