Traffic Stop Results in Drug Arrest on Barton Bethel Road July 3, 2010

 On July 3, 2010 at approximately 1:37 A.M. Deputies Joey Davis and Steven Wakefield were patrolling on the Barton Bethel Road.  Deputies observed a vehicle traveling north very slow and driving in the ditch.  Deputies observed the vehicle swerving in and out of the ditch.   Deputies performed a traffic stop on the vehicle and identified the driver as Jeffery T. Thurman b/m dob 12/4/1979 of 211 Graves Chapel Rd.  Lockesburg, Ar.   Deputies found marijuana and several items of drug paraphernalia in the vehicle.  Jeffery Thurman was transported to the Howard County Jail and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance-Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. 


Sheriff Butch Morris