Michael D. Barton of Nashville arrested on drug charges by Deputy Steven Wakefield



On May 28, 2013 at approximately 10:57 P.M. Deputy Steven Wakefield stopped a vehicle on Hwy. 27 N. for a traffic violation.  The driver of the vehicle was Michael D. Barton w/m dob-4/15/1974 of 200 Pine Creek Rd. Nashville, Ar.  Mr. Barton could not find his driver license and was asked to get out of his vehicle.  Mr. Barton appeared very nervous and was patted down by Deputy Wakefield.  Deputy Wakefield found some suspected methamphetamine, some pills, a glass smoking pipe and a set of digital scales.  Mr. Barton was arrested and transported to the Howard County Jail.  Formal charges are pending and no bond has been set at this time.

Sheriff Butch Morris