Clay County Sheriff Terry Miller Reports that on September 24, 2022, a Deputy with the Clay County Sheriff’s Department made a traffic stop on Highway 135 for a speeding infraction for 15 miles per hour over. Upon approaching the vehicle, the Deputy spoke to the driver identified as Justin Trinkle. Mr. Trinkle had a suspended Driver’s license and is on felony probation with a waiver on file. Mr. Trinkle was unable to provide proof of insurance. The Deputy noticed the corner of a bag under the edge of the driver’s seat. The Deputy then executed a probation search on the car and located 141.75 grams of a green leafy substance “Marijuana” and $2, 249.
The Deputy then transported Mr. Trinkle to the Corning Police Department. Deputies then took Mr. Trinkle to his residence in Corning AR for a probation search. There we located in the bedroom an additional 829.45 grams of a green leafy substance, 29.1 grams of a white powdery substance that tested positive for cocaine, 6.4 grams of white pills identified as hydrocodone in cigarette pack, 26 grams of a mushroom candy schedule 2, a blue plastic tube with a white powder on it, a .22 Cal AR style rifle that had been defaced, and a .380 pistol. Mr. Trinkle was then transported to the jail for booking. Mr. Trinkle was charged with:
Possession of a Controlled Substance Schedule 1 with intent to Deliver.
Possession of a Controlled Substance Schedule 6 with intent to Deliver.
Possession of a Defaced Firearm
Possession of Firearms by Certain persons (x2)
Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms
Possession of a Controlled substance Schedule 1 greater than 2 grams.
Possession of Controlled Substance schedule 2 greater than 28 grams.
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Driving on Suspended DL
No proof of liability insurance
Speeding 15 over
Sheriff Miller also stated “Mr. Trinkle is being held at the Greene County Detention Center WITHOUT BOND!”