DEPUTY ARRESTS MAN ON DRUG CHARGES DURING TRAFFIC STOP

05/06/2013


Jeremy Darrell Coleman

     A Baxter County man was arrested this weekend and charged with felony drug crimes following a traffic stop by a Baxter County deputy.

     At approximately 7:52 PM on the evening of Saturday, May 4th, Deputy William Altazan initiated a traffic stop on the driver of a vehicle he observed commit a traffic violation on Baxter CR 28 near Jade Ln.  This vehicle was found to be driven by 31 year old JEREMY DARRELL COLEMAN of rural Mountain Home. 

     During the course of the stop, Deputy Altazan asked for and obtained consent to search COLEMAN’s vehicle.  During the search, Deputy Altazan discovered a small amount of suspected methamphetamine in the seat of the vehicle, and he also discovered a used syringe and used glass pipe, both of which contained suspected methamphetamine residue.  Presumptive field tests confirmed the substance to be methamphetamine. 

     JEREMY DARRELL COLEMAN was arrested and taken to the Detention Center where he was incarcerated on charges of:

     Possession of Controlled Substance (simple possession) – Felony
     Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Felony

     COLEMAN was released from custody after posting $5,000 bond.  He is scheduled to appear in Circuit Court on May 9th.

     Two other passengers in the vehicle were not arrested.

/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff

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