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Wanted Region 8 man arrested for drugs during traffic stop

David Chris Long (Source: Craighead County Sheriffs Office) David Chris Long (Source: Craighead County Sheriffs Office)
CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

A wanted Region 8 man is now in custody after a traffic stop lead to his arrest.

According to a Craighead County Sheriff’s Office incident report, early Wednesday morning Officer Mike Lawrence pulled over a gray Lincoln passenger car.

After running the driver and two passengers through dispatch, Lawrence discovered one of the passengers, David Chris Long, 46, of Kennett had a warrant out of Clay County.

While placing Long under arrest, Officer Lawrence learned that Long had handed a little black bag to his girlfriend who was in the backseat.

Inside the bag was a glass pipe with residue from methamphetamine, four syringes, a spoon used for methamphetamine and a scale believed to be used to weigh narcotics.

In addition to a Clay County warrant, Long was also arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia.

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