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James Ray Dean

     A 36 year old Fayetteville man has been arrested on an outstanding Baxter County bench warrant after he turned himself in on April 10th.  A warrant had been issued for JAMES RAY DEAN after Baxter County Sheriff’s Investigators used a cooperating individual to purchase approximately .50 grams of methamphetamine from DEAN for $50.00 on April 21, 2012.  A cellular phone was utilized to facilitate the transaction, which took place in the immediate vicinity of a church.

     JAMES RAY DEAN was booked into the Detention Center on charges of:

     Delivery of Methamphetamine – Felony
     Unlawful use of a Communications Device – Felony
     Proximity to Certain Facilities (church) – Felony

     DEAN is being held in lieu of $5,000 bond, with an appearance in Circuit Court slated for April 25th.

/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff