Loaded gun, drugs found during Clay Co. search

Loaded gun, drugs found during Clay Co. search
Julie Bryant (Source: Clay County Sheriff's Dept.)
Julie Bryant (Source: Clay County Sheriff's Dept.)

CORNING, AR (KAIT) - Sheriff's deputies in Clay County arrested two people after a search turned up drugs and a loaded gun.

According to Sheriff Terry Miller, deputies executed a search warrant at a residence on Highway 67 in Corning on Monday around 8:15 p.m.

Officers found "several items" of drug paraphernalia, marijuana, methamphetamine, prescription pills and a loaded handgun while searching the building and a vehicle on the property, according to Miller.

Keith Wilson, 42, and Julie Bryant, 21, both of Corning were arrested.

Both face numerous charges including:

  • Felony Possession of Controlled Substance Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute
  • Felony Possession Drug Paraphernalia with Intent to Distribute
  • Felony Possession Drug Paraphernalia with Intent to Use
  • Felony Simultaneous Possession Drugs and Firearms
  • Felony Possession Controlled Substance without Prescription
  • Misdemeanor Possession Controlled Substance without Prescription 2 counts
  • Misdemeanor Possession Controlled Substance Marijuana
  • Misdemeanor Possession Drug Paraphernalia

Wilson and Bryant are in the Clay County Detention Center on $75,000 and $100,000 bond, respectively.

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