Hempstead County
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Hope, Arkansas
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04/04/2016

Operation Burnout

Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office

Hempstead County Law Enforcement Center

312 South Washington

Hope, Arkansas 71801

870-777-7627

sheriff@hempsteadcountysheriff.org

 

 

 

Operation Burnout

 

 

At 5:30 am this morning Monday April 4, 2016, over 50 Law Enforcement officers including Hempstead County Deputies, Agents of the South Central Drug Task Force, Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police, Hope Police Officers, Arkansas Game and Fish Wildlife Officers, Howard County Deputies, Arkansas Department of Parole and Probation and undercover narcotics officers began serving warrants for Narcotics violations, for delivery of controlled substances (Marijuana, Methamphetamine, Cocaine, Crack and prescription medication) in Hempstead County.

The Arrest warrants are a culmination of a three month undercover investigation by the Hempstead County Sheriff’s Office and the South Central Drug Task Force. Undercover agents were able to make felony cases for delivery of controlled substances (Marijuana, Methamphetamine, Cocaine, and Crack and prescription medication involving 33 suspects. Some of which had multiple deliveries.

One search warrant was conducted at 1411 Greening where officers discovered approximately 70 grams of Methamphetamine, several ecstasy pills, marijuana, 750.00 in cash and a handgun.

This has been an ongoing investigation with dedicated Agents, Officers and Deputies working together for one purpose to arrest those who sell drugs in our county. “This will continue to be an ongoing investigation as we try to provide a safe and drug free county for our children”.

Sheriff James Singleton

Those arrested in “Operation Burnout” as of Noon Monday April 4, 2016 are;

Aaron Shepard Age 56, Hope, Arkansas Delivery of a Controlled Substance

Ambe Benson Age 35, Hope, Arkansas Delivery of a Controlled Substance

Bertha Muldrew Age 61, Hope, Arkansas Delivery of a Controlled Substance (4 counts)

Christian Reynolds Age 24, Hope, Arkansas Delivery of a Controlled Substance

Chuvez Harris Age 22, Hope, Arkansas Delivery of A Controlled Substance

Cleo Adams, age 34, Hope, Arkansas Currently in Bowie County Jail on Unrelated Charge

Devonte Barker Age 25, Hope, Arkansas Delivery of Controlled Substance

Harmon Williams Age 42, Mc Nab, Arkansas Parole Violation

Jelani Mc Cowan Age 38, Hope, Arkansas Delivery of Controlled Substance

Kenneth Scott Age 55, Hope, Arkansas Delivery of Controlled Substance

Luval Cole Age 30, Washington, Arkansas Delivery of Controlled Substance

Marcus Alexander Pierce age 27, Hope, Arkansas Delivery of Controlled Substance

Melvin Todd Reliford age 35, Hope, Arkansas Delivery of Controlled Substance

Michael Joseph Muldrow age 56, Hope, Arkansas Delivery of Controlled Substance

Ronald Muldrew Age 58, Hope, Arkansas Delivery of Controlled Substance

Sequoiah Adams/Holston Age 53, Hope, Arkansas Possession with Purpose to Deliver

Steven Ray Mc Clure age 54, Hope, Arkansas FTA, Body Attachment

Tina Jameson age 46, Hope, Arkansas Delivery of Controlled Substance

Tony Cooper age 25, Currently in ADC, Delivery of Controlled Substance

Gary Gillard age 23, Stamps, Arkansas, Parole Violation

The Sheriff’s Office still has 12 warrants on individuals that have not been pick up as of this time officers are working to find those twelve suspects.

 

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