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02/07/2019

Joint Investigation Leads to Arrests

 

Kenny Harris Ronnie Harness
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Donald W. King Mistie B. Hargrove
marlene michael
Marlene Michael Shelly A. Kilby


Six Searcy County residents were arrested on Monday, February 4, following a joint investigation between the Searcy County Sheriff’s Office and the 20th Judicial Drug Task Force have been formally charged in connection with the case.

The simultaneous search of three residences in Searcy County resulted in the seizure of narcotics, drug paraphernalia, weapons, money and vehicles by law enforcement officials. According to Searcy County Sheriff Kenny Cassell, the following charges have been filed:

Kenneth “Kenny” David Harris, age 64 of Searcy County, has been charged with ten counts of possession of meth or cocaine with intent to deliver, class B felony; use or possession or paraphernalia to manufacture meth or cocaine, class B felony; possession of a controlled substance Schedule I/II not meth or cocaine, class D felony; offenses relating to records maintaining premises, etc., class D felony; possession of a controlled substance Schedule IV/V, class A misdemeanor; and possession of a controlled substance Schedule IV, class A misdemeanor.

Ronnie Harness, age 64 of Marshall, has been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia to ingest/inhale, class D felony; and theft by receiving a firearm valued at less than $2,500, class D felony.

Donald W. King, age 62 of Marshall, age 62, has been charged with possession of a controlled substance, Schedule I/II, meth or cocaine, class D felony; possession of drug paraphernalia to ingest, inhale, etc., class D felony; and possession of a controlled substance Schedule VI, class A misdemeanor.

Mistie B. Hargrove, age 41, of Marshall, age 41, has been charged with possession of controlled substance, Schedule I/II, meth or cocaine, class D felony; possession of drug paraphernalia to ingest, inhale, etc., class D felony; and possession of controlled substance, Schedule VI, class A misdemeanor.

Marlene Michael, age 48 of Marshall, has been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia to ingest, inhale, etc., class D felony; use or possession of paraphernalia to manufacture, etc. (but not store, contain or conceal) meth or cocaine (8/1/2017 and thereafter); and possession of firearms by certain persons (offense date Aug. 13, 2001 or thereafter.

Shelly A. Kilby, age 40, of Marshall, has been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia to ingest, inhale, etc. class D felony.

Bond amounts are Kenneth Harris, $90,000; Marlene Michaels, $18,000; Ronnie Harness, $7,500; Mistie Hargrove, $5,000; Donald King, $5,000; and Shelly Kilby, $2,500.

All six are scheduled to appear in the Searcy County Circuit Court on February 25.

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