On April 22, 2014 the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office and the Hoxie Police Department arrested Joe Holland , age 22 of New Orleans, LA on charges of speeding, possession of a controlled substance (LSD), possession of a controlled substance (marijuana) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The arrest came after the vehicle Holland was driving was stopped for speeding near Hoxie.

When the officers spoke with Holland he was shaking and very nervous. Officers asked Holland if he had any illegal substances in the vehicle. Holland told the officers that he had some marijuana and got it from the vehicle. Officers then searched the vehicle and found a plastic baggie with blotter paper containing LSD. Officers also found drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle.

Holland was placed under arrest and transported to the Lawrence County Jail to await a bond hearing.