JPD: Several drugs found in electronic case

JPD: Several drugs found in electronic case
(Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Department)
(Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Department)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Jonesboro police found more than electronics inside a Sony case, which led to two arrests.

Police arrested old Marcus Powell, 39, of Jonesboro and Shelby Spencer, 57, of Jonesboro on several felony drug possession charges.

According to an incident report, an officer stopped the two on Walnut Street Friday afternoon.

Spencer attempted to hide a bag with marijuana and methamphetamine in her mouth.

The officer asked Spencer to hand over the two bags and then he searched the area.

Police found a black and gray Sony case behind the car, which contained several prescription drugs and several bags of methamphetamine.

Spencer and Powell were transported to the Craighead County jail.

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