TEXARKANA, Arkansas – Bowie County Sheriff’s Department said Deputy Ed Steger and Investigator Dustin Thompson worked with a local resident and arranged for Jessica Stotts to deliver three and one-half ounces of methamphetamine to a residence.
Deputy Steger and Investigator Thompson waited at the home located on a private road in the Liberty-Eylau Community for Stotts to arrive. They said she arrived at the location as expected.
When she entered, she was greeted by law enforcement and quickly realized she had been busted. Stotts informed Investigator Thompson that she had the methamphetamine in her purse.
The Sheriff’s Department said three and one-half ounces of methamphetamine were recovered and Stotts was arrested for Delivery of a Controlled Substance Over Four Grams and Under 200 Grams. Her bond has been set at $40,000.
The Bowie County Sheriff’s Department is responsible for the management of Bowie County jails and inmates and promoting public peace and safety through policing. The Sheriff’s Office is tasked with patrolling areas not within the jurisdiction of the city Police Departments. The Department is responsible for managing local court orders and judgments, including foreclosures, tax delinquencies, subpoenas, and repossessions.