Corning warrant leads to discovery of meth, stolen goods: sheriff

CORNING, Ark. – Clay County Sheriff Terry Miller reports that on August 8, 2017 at approximately 7:10 pm, deputies with the Clay County Sheriff’s Department along with officers with the Corning Police Department and members of the Green County Sheriff’s Department SRT team executed a search warrant at 1105 Garland Street in Corning, AR.

During the execution of the search warrant, officers located approximately 10-11 grams of suspected methamphetamine, multiple items of drug paraphernalia used in the ingestion of methamphetamine and used in the sale of methamphetamine.

Officers also located and seized a .380 semi-automatic pistol, a small amount of jewelry that had been reported stolen by another individual, a vehicle believed to be used in the transportation of illegal narcotics, and $3050.

Both occupants of the residence, identified as Kevin Hensley and Chelsey Elenberg were arrested on scene and transported to the Clay County Sheriff’ Department.

Both subjects are being charged with Possession of Controlled Substance, Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute along with an added enhancement for being within 2000 feet of a school, Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia with Intent to Use, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia with Intent to Distribute, Possession of Controlled Substance without a Prescription, and Theft by Receiving.

Sheriff Miller would like to thank the officers from Corning Police Department and the Greene County Sheriff’s Department’s SRT for their assistance.

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