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Search uncovers drugs, weapon in Paragould

One arrested after search, police say
Updated: Jun. 10, 2021 at 5:46 PM CDT
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PARAGOULD, Ark. (KAIT) - A person was arrested Thursday after Paragould police found 6.3 ounces of marijuana and a loaded 40-caliber handgun, authorities said.

Paragould police said on social media that their Street Crimes/Drug Task Force investigators and Jonesboro police served a search warrant in the 1400 block of Highway 135 North.

**Drug and Gun Arrest Made in North Paragould Today** Investigators with the Jonesboro Police Department contacted...

Posted by Paragould Police Department on Thursday, June 10, 2021

Officers not only found the weapon and marijuana, they also found 3.3 pounds of THC edibles and drug paraphernalia.

Officers then did a second search warrant.

“An arrest was made regarding the items seized as a result of the second search warrant, however, as Jonesboro PD’s investigation continues concerning the initial search warrant, no other information will be released at this time,” Paragould police said.

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