Two arrested in Clay County on meth and trespassing accusations

RECTOR, Ark – Two were arrested and drugs were reportedly found in their vehicle, Clay County Sheriff Terry Miller reported.

On Friday May 19, 2017 the Clay County Sheriff’s Department received a call reporting that individuals were trespassing on the levy, south of the Kennett bridge, off of County Road 508.

As officers responded, the caller advised the vehicle was coming off a field road onto CR 508. Officers attempted to catch up to the vehicle and were able to catch the vehicle and pull it over on Highway 119. 

Officers made contact with the occupants of the vehicle, identified as Jeff Cooksey and Lindsey Ingram, both from Rector. Both Cooksey and Ingram were arrested for Criminal Trespass.

While waiting for a tow truck to arrive, officers located a corner cut plastic baggie that contained 3 smaller plastic baggies of a crystal substance suspected to be methamphetamine. Officers also located a set of digital scales with a white residue on them inside the vehicle.

Both were transported to the Clay County Detention Center on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance w/ intent to Distribute and Criminal Trespassing.

Info from Clay County Sheriff’s Department 

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