On July 19, 2013 the Lawrence County Sheriffâ€™s Office arrested Joseph Moore, age44. Â of Alicia and Jason KernÂ , age 36 Â of Hoxie on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia.
The arrests came after Lawrence CountyÂ Deputies stopped the vehicle occupied byÂ Moore and Kern a traffic violation near Walnut Ridge. While speaking with theÂ subjects the deputies noticedÂ they were acting nervous. . Consent was givenÂ to search the vehicle upon the deputies request andÂ drug paraphernalia was found. The subjectsÂ both admitted to usingÂ meth. Both subjects were transported to the Lawrence County Jail to await a bond hearing.
Bond was set at $2500 on each subject and a Circuit Court date of August 8.