BY MELANIE BUCK –
On Sunday, January 31, Arkansas Community Correction Agents Frank Gibson and Brittany Quinn were joined by deputies of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office in a probation search of the residence of a Drug Court offender.
Jackson Henry Riley, age 21 of Mena, has been charged with Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance with the Purpose to Deliver, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms, and Possession of a Schedule I or II Controlled Substance Lighter than 2 Grams.
During the search, law enforcement seized $2967 in cash, several pounds of marijuana, hydrocodone, a strip of LSD, and a loaded Ruger 9mm pistol. The offender also had Kiva Terra Bites chocolate covered medical marijuana. Kiva is part of a California-based and not-for-profit collective that makes “edibles” with THC for patients.
Riley was released on bond on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 and is required to be in court for formal arraignment at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, February 3, 2016.