Narcotics Deputy John Nichols received information that there was an increase of what appeared to be illegal drug activity at Toad Suck Park on the Perry County side.
Deputy Nichols headed up an undercover sting operation, using Deputies from Perry and Faulkner counties, the Arkansas State Police and the Arkansas Game and Fish.
During a week of extensive undercover investigation the officer’s made three separate arrest and seized over 2 ounces of Marijuana, 3.1 grams of Methamphetamine Ice and 11 Hydrocodone pills.
Johnny R. Jones, 28 YR old Black Male of Conway, AR was arrested and charged with Delivery of a scheduled substance (marijuana).
Steven Craig Marshall, 45 YR old White Male of Vilonia, AR was arrested and charged with Delivery of a scheduled substance (methamphetamine ice). Marshall was also charged with possession of marijuana, and hydrocodone with intent to deliver, as well as possession of drug paraphernalia.
Akeem Rashad Charlie Payne, 20 YR old of Black Male of Conway, AR was arrested and charged with two counts of a controlled substance (marijuana).