Region 8 woman arrested after controlled drug buys

Region 8 woman arrested after controlled drug buys

BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - A Baxter County woman is behind bars on felony drug charges after police made two controlled methamphetamine buys from her.

A person cooperating with law enforcement bought meth from Jessie Guillen, 34, of Midway on Sept. 29 and Nov. 12, according to a news release from the sheriff's office. Investigators monitored and recorded about 3.8 combined grams of meth being bought.

Officers then obtained a bench warrant for Guillen.

She was arrested on Dec. 4 and taken to the Baxter County Detention Center.

She is charged with two felony counts of delivery of methamphetamine and two felony counts of unlawful use of a communication device for setting up the drug purchases on a cell phone.

Guillen is being held in lieu of a $15,000 bond.

She will appear in circuit court on Jan. 12.

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