Hoxie Man Arrested Selling Drugs in Church Parking Lots

On December 19, 2013 the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office along with the Hoxie Police Department arrested Michael Cervantes,age 30, of Hoxie for three counts of delivery of a controlled substance (marijuana).

Officers received information that Cervantes was selling marijuana from church parking lots in Hoxie. A check of Cervantes showed that he was on parole and had a drug history. The officers conducted three undercover buys from Cervantes. The information was presented to a judge and a warrant was issued for Cervantes.

Cervantes was arrested in Hoxie without incident and transported to the Lawrence County Jail to await a bond hearing.

At the jail Cervantes’ parole officer was contacted about the arrest and a parole hold was placed on Cervantes as well.

For more information on the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office visit www.lawrencecountysheriffsoffice.com

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