DRUGS SEIZED NEAR CALICO ROCK
|CHADWICK ALLEN WALLACE||RICKY DALE GLOVER|
Two Baxter County men are in custody and approximately $25,000 in illegal drugs were confiscated after a traffic stop near Calico Rock Wednesday night, according to Chief Deputy Charley Melton.
Ricky Dale Glover Jr., 38, of Mountain Home and Chadwick Allen Wallace, 44, of Gassville were taken into custody after Izard County Deputy Shawn Hellums observed the vehicle Wallace was driving travel across the center line multiple times.
According to the affidavit for arrest, Hellums observed Wallace shaking and speaking rapidly. During the course of the investigation, it was learned that both men were on probation with a search waiver on file.
Melton said Hellums requested additional officers from the sheriff's department and the 16th Judicial Drug Task Force also arrived on scene.
During a search of the vehicle, a metal box that was equipped with magnetic strips was located on top of the muffler. The box contained one large plastic bag containing a large quantity of a white crystalline substance, two needles and one set of digital scales.
Both Glover and Wallace were then placed under arrest.
Prior to Glover being transported to the Izard County Jail, he admitted to concealing methamphetamine in his pants. He then handed the deputy a plastic baggie containing two separate baggies, each containing a small quantity of suspected methamphetamine.
The seized drugs weighed approximately a half pound.
Wallace is charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance with the purpose to deliver, a class A felony and possession of drug paraphernalia with the purpose to inject methamphetamine, a class D felony.
Glover is charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance with the purpose to deliver, a class A felony and possession of drug paraphernalia with the purpose to inject methamphetamine, a class D felony.