arrested Clarence Richard BowkerÂ , age 46,Â of Black Rock on charges of possession of a controlled substance
(meth), possession of a controlled substance (marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The arrestÂ stems from deputiesÂ havingÂ Â information that Bowker was involved in illegal drug activity.
Deputies ran a check of Bowker and discovered he was on suspended imposition of sentence (SIS) for
prior drug charges. Deputies went to Bowkerâ€™s residence at Black Rock to speak with him about the
information. Bowker was not home but deputies foundÂ that he was in Hoxie.
The Hoxie Police Department was contacted and together the officers went to find Bowker.
Officers soon found Bowker and confronted him with the information they had.
Bowker gave the officers a baggie of meth, a baggie of marijuana and a used glass pipe that were in his possession.
Bowker was placed under arrest and transported to the Lawrence County Jail to await a bond hearing.