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Jonesboro police seize $200K worth of meth

(Source: City of Jonesboro) (Source: City of Jonesboro)
(Source: City of Jonesboro) (Source: City of Jonesboro)
Eric Kent's temporary bond was set at $1M. (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) Eric Kent's temporary bond was set at $1M. (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
Maggie Miller's temporary bond was set at $100K. (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) Maggie Miller's temporary bond was set at $100K. (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

The Jonesboro Police Department's Street Crimes Unit made its largest meth arrest in the history of the organization.

According to a news release, members of the Street Crimes Unit arrested two people following a lengthy investigation.

Eric Kent, 37, and Maggie Miller, 24, face a list of charges including trafficking a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms, possession of drug paraphernalia and endangering the welfare of a minor.

The SCU seized more than 5 pounds of meth with a street value of more than $200,000 along with $8,000 in cash and a gun.

Kent and Miller, according to the news release, were arrested at a home on the 4300-block of Timberlake in Jonesboro.

Kent had a temporary bond set at $1,000,000 and Miller had a temporary bond set at $100,000.

On Monday, Kent's bond was reduced to $500,000. Miller's was also reduced to $50,000.

Both are expected to appear in court again on May 25.

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