On July 07, 2011 the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Dept. arrested Lesia Barton (02/20/61) of Walnut Ridge for possession of a controlled substance (meth) and possession of drug paraphernalia. The arrest came after a traffic stop and officers notice needle marks and Barton acting as if she was under the influence of something. Barton consented to a search. Officers found a baggie of meth, a spoon, cotton and a syringe. Barton was placed under arrest and transported to the Lawrence County Jail to await a bond hearing.


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