Traffic stop leads to cocaine, LSD arrests

JONESBORO, Ark. – Authorities made a big find Friday while patrolling the area of Johnson Avenue in Jonesboro.

It happened between 1 PM and 4 PM near the intersection of Johnson and Rogers Street. The report states a black 2021 Honda Civic had improper tint, although it isn’t clear if that was the initial reason for the stop. JPD’s Street Crime Unit made the stop.

Upon search of the vehicle, a large variety of narcotics were found. Over eight grams of cocaine, 218 doses of LSD, 57 Ecstasy pills, and several grams of marijuana were located. The report also says scales were thrown from the vehicle.

In addition, police found a Glock handgun, bullets, and $1,650 in cash.

Darius Gilcrease, 23, of Jonesboro; Noah Q. Thompson, 22, of Jonesboro; and Kentreal Tarrell Brown, 23, of Trumann were all arrested. Charges include simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms, possession of firearms by certain persons, possession of meth/cocaine with purpose to deliver, possession of a schedule I or II substance with purpose to deliver, possession of a schedule IV or V substance with purpose to deliver, and possession of a schedule VI substance with purpose to deliver. The driver faces a driving while license suspended charge. A tampering with physical evidence charge was also present due to the scales being tossed, allegedly.

Gilcrease. Booked on a $250,000 bond at CCDC
Thompson. Booked on a $250,000 bond at CCDC
Brown. Booked on a $250,000 bond at CCDC

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