Sheriff: Search warrants yield drugs, arrests

Sheriff: Search warrants yield drugs, arrests
Michelle Lynn Hood (Source: Poinsett Co. Sheriff)
Shane Lowry (Source: Poinsett Co. Sheriff)
Shane Lowry (Source: Poinsett Co. Sheriff)
Crystal Carol Jenkins (Source: Poinsett Co. Sheriff)
Crystal Carol Jenkins (Source: Poinsett Co. Sheriff)

TYRONZA, AR (KAIT) - A search of three homes in Tyronza led to the arrests of three people.

Wednesday afternoon, the Tyronza Police Department and Poinsett County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at a home on Pocahontas Street.

Following the search, officers arrested 34-year-old Michelle Hood of Tyronza and 40-year-old Shane Lowry of Marked Tree.

Hood is being held on the following charges:

  • Two counts of delivery of a controlled substance (meth),
  • Possession of a controlled substance (meth),
  • Possession of a Schedule I or II controlled substance (hydrocodone),
  • Possession of a Schedule VI controlled substance,
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia-felony and
  • Unlawful use of a communication device.

Lowry is being held on suspicion of:

  • Possession of a controlled substance (meth),
  • Possession of a Schedule VI controlled substance and
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia-felony

Officers also conducted a search of two neighboring homes where Sheriff Kevin Molder said they found "suspected methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia."

Investigators arrested Crystal Jenkins, 35, on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance (meth) and felony possession of drug paraphernalia.

Officers also cited and released David Dickerson on a misdemeanor drug paraphernalia charge following a search of his residence.

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