Father, son arrested on felony drug charges

Father, son arrested on felony drug charges
Thomas Galluzzo IV (Source: Baxter Co Sheriff's Office)
Thomas Galluzzo IV (Source: Baxter Co Sheriff's Office)

BAXTER COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Deputies arrested an Arkansas man and his son on felony drug dealing charges.

Baxter County sheriff's investigators, along with officers with the Arkansas Department of Community Corrections, conducted a home visit Monday afternoon at the home of 49-year-old parolee Thomas Salvadore Galluzzo III of Midway.

During a search of the home on Cedar Hills Drive, officers found approximately 4.2 grams of methamphetamine, a small amount of marijuana, suboxone, clonazepam, and smoking devices, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.

Officers arrested Galluzzo and his 19-year-old son, Thomas Salvadore Galluzzo IV, on suspicion of the following charges:

  • Possession of methamphetamine with the purpose to deliver
  • Possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance with the purpose to deliver
  • Possession of a Schedule III controlled substance with the purpose to deliver
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia-felony
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia-misdemeanor
  • Possession of a Schedule VI controlled substance with the purpose to deliver

In addition, Galluzzo III—who has been booked into the Baxter County Detention Center 10 times since 2013—was charged as a habitual offender.

Galluzzo IV has one previous booking for drug offenses, the release stated.

Both men are being held on $25,000 bond each, as well as no-bond holds for parole or probation violations.

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