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Local Agencies Collaborate to Make Drug Arrest

BY MELANIE BUCK – The Polk County Sheriff’s Department and the 18th West Judicial Drug Task Force executed a search warrant on Thursday, April 20, 2017, that was the result of a narcotic investigation conducted by the two agencies. The warrant resulted in the finding of drugs and paraphernalia and led to the arrest of Patrick R. Tosta, age 32, ...

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“Operation Pilled-Up” Yields Multiple Arrests

BY LEANN DILBECK –  Sources with the Polk County Sheriff’s Department said 49 warrants were executed early Tuesday morning following a 4-month multi-agency undercover operation and, as of Tuesday afternoon, 27 had been arrested with more arrests imminent. The 18th West Judicial Drug Task Force, Department of Community Corrections, and the Mena Police Department all assisted the Polk County Sheriff’s ...

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