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HOME VISIT TO PAROLEE NETS TWO ARRESTS

04/01/2019


Joshua M. Miller

Raye Lynn Sutterfield

     Two persons were arrested on Friday, March 29th, when officers conducted a home visit and search on a parolee on Iris Lane.

     Upon arrival at the residence, officers encountered the parolee, 39 year old JOSHUA MICHAEL MILLER and also 30 year old RAYE LYNN SUTTERFIELD.  During the search, officers found a small amount of a white powder that tested positive for heroin.  They also found a small amount of methamphetamine, a set of digital scales, and other articles of drug paraphernalia.

     MILLER and SUTTERFIELD were both taken into custody and transported to the Sheriff’s Office for interview and further investigation.  While seated in the interview room, MILLER was seen acting strangely and reaching toward his rectum.  He was taken to a bathroom and searched further.  A package was seen protruding from his rectum and was recovered.  Inside this package were approximately 6 grams of marijuana, rolling papers, and approximately 20 controlled substance pills believed to be Seroquel.

    Both arrestees were taken to the Baxter County Detention Center. 

     JOSHUA MICHAEL MILLER was booked on charges of:

Possession of Methamphetamine – Felony
Possession of Heroin – Felony
Possession Schedule VI Controlled Substance (Marijuana) with Purpose of Delivery – Misdemeanor
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (2 counts) – Felonies
Furnishing Prohibited Articles – Felony
Parole Violation - Felony
Habitual Offender – Penalty Enhancement

     MILLER also was booked on several other charges brought by the ASUMH Police Department in a separate case.  He is being held in jail without bond pending an appearance before the Circuit Court on April 11th.  He has been booked into the Baxter County Detention Center twelve times since 2015.

     RAYE LYNN SUTTERFIELD faces charges of:

Possession of Methamphetamine – Felony
Possession of Heroin – Felony
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (2 counts) – Felonies

     SUTTERFIELD was booked as well on several other charges brought by the ASUMH Police Department on a separate case.  She was released from custody after posting $5,000 bond and will also appear in the Circuit Court to answer on April 11th.

     Agencies assisting in the investigation and arrests were the Baxter County Sheriff’s Office, Arkansas Community Corrections, and the ASUMH Police Department.

/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff

 

 

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