TAPD: Disturbance Results in Two Felony Arrests on Friday

Disturbance arrests

TEXARKANA, Arkansas – On Friday, April 26th, 2019 at 8:40am Texarkana Arkansas Police Corporal John VanMeter and Officer Dakota Easley responded to the 2300 block of East 13th Street in reference to a disturbance.

Texarkana Arkansas Police said during the investigation, illegal narcotics were observed by officers in plan view. The Bi-State Narcotics Task Force was contacted and continued the investigation. After obtaining and executing a search warrant, officers located 11 firearms and over a pound of Marijuana.

Charles Martin, 74yoa, and Chester Brunson, 45yoa, were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and simultaneous possession of firearms and narcotics. Additionally, Brunson was charged with felon in possession of a firearm.

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