Searches by police uncovers drugs, cash, drug paraphernalia

Searches by police uncovers drugs, cash, drug paraphernalia
The Jonesboro Police Department Street Crimes Unit discovered drugs and weapons during searches Thursday, according to a Facebook post. (Source: Jonesboro Police Department)

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - It was a busy Thursday for the JPD Street Crimes Unit as officers found drugs, money and drug paraphernalia in several searches, according to a post on the department’s Facebook page.

The Jonesboro Police Department continues to get drugs off our streets. The JPD Street Crimes unit made several routine...

Posted by Jonesboro Police Department on Thursday, March 21, 2019

The post noted that K9 Unit Patrolman Austin Morgan did a traffic stop March 21 and noticed the smell of marijuana in the vehicle.

“He performed a vehicle search, found and seized 11.5 ounces of marijuana, 18.5 grams of cocaine, a scale and drug paraphernalia, and $1,500 in drug money,” Jonesboro police said.

The unit also had two other busts Thursday.

“One was from an anonymous social media tip and one was a routine probation search. The first bust resulted in 7.5 grams meth, 10.5 Xanax bars, and drug paraphernalia. The second bust seized 3 grams meth, 2 grams marijuana. .40-cal. handgun, scale and drug paraphernalia and Xanax pills,” police said.

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