Hempstead County
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Hope, Arkansas
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07/31/2017

Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Parole Violation.

 

On July 30, 2017 at approximately 1630 hours, Deputy Brown received information that Timothy Crossland had a parole violation warrant with the Arkansas Department of Correction and he was staying with Kenneth Rogers, located at 3582 Highway 174 S, in Hope, Arkansas. Deputy Brown had the police dispatcher check and confirm the warrant on Timothy. Once the warrant was confirmed, Deputy Brown went to the above address to look for Timothy. Deputy Brown knew Timothy from working with probation and parole in the past. And knew Timothy was paroled out to this same address.

 

Upon arrival, Deputy Brown knocked on the front door to the residence. After knocking a couple of times Timothy opened the door, saw me and got very nervous. Deputy Brown asked Timothy if he knew why he was there and he stated yes, I have a warrant for my arrest. Timothy stated he was taking care of Kenneth Rogers and asked if he could go let him know what was going on and check on him before leaving and Deputy Brown agreed.

 

Deputy Brown followed Timothy back to where Kenneth was laying in his bed and began talking to Kenneth. While speaking with Kenneth Deputy Brown noticed he was having trouble speaking and did not know where he was at. Kenneth would get very agitated and try to fight if someone got close to him. Timothy stated something was wrong, that Kenneth has never acted like this before. Deputy Brown had the police dispatcher contact EMS immediately to check on Kenneth.

 

EMS arrived at the residence and transported Kenneth to Wadley Hospital at Hope.

 

After Kenneth was taken care of, Deputy Brown began speaking with Timothy again about his warrant.

 

Deputy Brown knew that Timothy has a history of methamphetamine use and has been arrested for drug related charges. Timothy stated he has been using methamphetamine a lot lately. Deputy asked Timothy if he was smoking or shooting up. Timothy stated he has been doing both. Timothy stated he has been on the needle since he was 13 years old.

 

Deputy Brown asked Timothy if there was any narcotics or paraphernalia inside the residence. Timothy hung his head, paused for a second and nodded yes. Deputy Brown asked Timothy what was in his bedroom and he stated just some paraphernalia. I advised Timothy to take me to where it was. Timothy walked over to a table that was beside his bed, picked up a small black bag, opened it up and advised that was all he had. When he opened the black bag, Deputy Brown observed a hypodermic needle containing about 2-3 units of clear liquid believed to be methamphetamine, a spoon used for methamphetamine, a clear bag containing what appeared to be methamphetamine residue and a white bottle cap containing a piece of white cotton that is commonly used to filter the methamphetamine as it is being drawn into a hypodermic needle.

 

Timothy was placed under arrest and transported to the HCDF where he was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and parole violation. Timothy will be held for a 1st court appearance and the Arkansas Department of Corrections.