CHARGES FILED AGAINST SIX WHO WERE ARRESTED AT METH LAB SITE YESTERDAY

12/22/2010

     Six of the persons taken into custody Tuesday morning during the execution of a search warrant at 80 Apple Blossom Cr. have now been charged with drug related offenses as a result of the follow-up investigation by authorities with the Sheriff’s Office, Mountain Home Police, Arkansas State Police, and 14th Judicial Drug Task Force. 

 

     Those arrested and their charges are:

 

     Candice C. Byers, 22 years old of Yellville, charged with:

            Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine – Felony

            Conspiracy to Deliver Methamphetamine – Felony

 

          Byers’ bond was set at $10,000, and she will appear in Circuit Court on January 6th.

 

 

     Teresa L. Jackson, 50 years old of 80 Apple Blossom Cr., charged with:

            Manufacturing a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine – Felony

            Possession of Drug Paraphernalia with Intent to Manufacture  – Felony

            Possession of Controlled Substance – Meth – with Intent to Deliver – Felony

            Habitual Offender – Sentence Enhancement

 

          Jackson’s bond was set at $50,000, and she will appear in Circuit Court on January 6th.

 

 

     Jason S. McAndrew, 23 years old of Gassville, charged with:

            Possession of Controlled Substance – Marijuana – Misdemeanor

 

          McAndrew’s bond was set at $695.00.  He will appear in District Court on January 6th.

 

     Beverly A. Rogers, 25 years old of rural Mountain Home, charged with:

            Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine – Felony

            Conspiracy to Deliver Methamphetamine – Felony

 

          Rogers' bond was set at $10,000, and she will appear in Circuit Court on January 6th.

    

 

     Ronald M. Shelton, 49 years old of Yellville, charged with:

            Possession of Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine – Felony

            Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Felony

            Habitual Offender – Sentence Enhancement

 

          Shelton’s bond was set at $5,000, and he will appear in Circuit Court on January 6th.

 

 

     Robert D. Willett, 27 years old of rural Mountain Home, charged with:

            Manufacturing a Controlled Substance – Methamphetamine – Felony

            Possession of Controlled Substance – Meth – with Intent to Deliver – Felony

            Possession of Drug Paraphernalia with Intent to Manufacture Meth – Felony

            Habitual Offender – Sentence Enhancement

  

          Willett’s bond was set at $50,000, and he will appear in Circuit Court on January 6th.

 

     In addition to those charged with drug offenses, a seventh person at the residence, Bradley Glen Sellers, 33 years old of rural Mountain Home, was charged with a Parole Violation and is being held without bond.  An eighth person was released from custody without being charged.

 

     While serving the search warrant, Investigators found a working methamphetamine laboratory.  Investigators seized approximately three grams of methamphetamine, as well as various drug paraphernalia.  A professional lab clean-up crew was called in to remove and dispose of precursers and certain paraphernalia. 

 

     The investigation and arrests are part of a continuing cooperative effort with other local law enforcement agencies to curtail the manufacture, distribution, and possession of dangerous drugs in Baxter County.

    

 

     /s/ John F. Montgomery

    Baxter County Sheriff    

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