TRAFFIC STOP RESULTS IN ARREST FOR POSSESSION OF METH
Randall Scott Beard
A Norfork area man was arrested early this morning on felony drug charges after he was stopped by a Sheriff’s Deputy for a traffic violation. At approximately 4:08 AM, Deputy William Altazan pulled over 32 year old RANDALL SCOTT BEARD on State Highway 5 South of Mountain Home for a driving violation. Upon inquiry, it was found that RANDALL BEARD had a suspended driver license.
RANDALL BEARD was taken into custody. During a search of the vehicle, deputies found approximately 3 grams of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, including scales and a pipe. BEARD was ultimately taken to the Baxter County Detention Center and booked on charges of:
Possession of Methamphetamine with Purpose to Deliver – Felony
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Felony
Driving While License Suspended – Misdemeanor
Driving Left of Center – Misdemeanor.
RANDALL BEARD is being held in lieu of $15,000 bond, and he will appear in Circuit Court to answer on April 3rd.
/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff