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Arkansas man accused of trying to throw drugs under patrol car seat

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According to Kennett police, an Arkansas man faces charges after running from police and trying to throw drugs under a police car seat.

Police say 18-year-old Javontay Morgan of Blytheville, Arkansas faces charges of resisting arrest, possession of a controlled substance and tampering with evidence.

According to officers, Morgan was seen sometime after 12:30 p.m. walking on the Kennett, Missouri housing property when he fled on foot from officers.

Morgan was caught, and police say he tried to throw a controlled substance underneath the patrol vehicle seat.

Morgan was booked into the Dunklin County Justice Center on a twenty-four hour hold pending the filing of formal charges by the Dunklin County Prosecutor’s office.

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