Police find meth, needles on man

A Jonesboro Police Department patrol car. Photo by Stan Morris.

JONESBORO, Ark. – Another suspect is behind bars on suspicions of having methamphetamine.

At 5 p.m. Wednesday, Officer Bryan Bailey with Jonesboro Police Department noticed several people standing in the driveway of 1607-Tonya, which he knew to be the residence of Jason Woods. Bailey said he was gathering information about Woods having a lot of traffifc at his house and he wanted to conduct a parole search of Woods. 

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Bailey recognized one of the men in the driveway, Jason Glenn Arnold, 42, of Ashdown, Ark. While Arnold was being searched, a bag of needles were found in his right side pocket, along with two digital scales from his left side pocket. Bailey noticed where Arnold had been standing was a black velcro nylon bag. Inside of it was a tin can, along with paperwork with Arnold’s name on it.

Inside of the tin can was a plastic bag containing a methamphetamine rock. A meth pipe and marijuana pipe were also found on his person. Arnold was arrested and the report says he confessed that all the items belonged to him.

He faces felony charges of possession of meth and possession of drug paraphernalia. The meth, 1.6 grams, was logged into evidence.

Another who was on the scene was Joey Glenn Burnsed, 30, of Harrisburg, the report indicates. A warrant was found on him for absconding. He, too, was taken into custody.

Both suspects were taken to Craighead County Detention Center.

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