Shortly after 11 am on Tuesday, Lawrence County Deputies were dispatched to assist an Arkansas State Trooper on a traffic stop between Hoxie and Portia on Hwy 63. Officers from the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office arrived on scene to find two detained by the Trooper who requested an additional K-9 unit after the officer believed he smell Marijuana.

Lawrence County K-9 Unit arrived, the dog gave a positive alert on the truck. A passenger in the truck was found to have Marijuana on his possession. Curtis Chunn 3309 Kingsway, Jonesboro was charged with possession of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana). Chunn was also found to have outstanding warrants out of Craighead County. Chunn was transported to the Lawrence County Jail.

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