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Man arrested for meth possession after Pleasant Plains traffic stop

A Letona, Ark. man was arrested Friday on Blackland Road near Pleasant Plains when a vehicle in which he was a passenger was clocked going 67 m.p.h in a 45 m.p.h.-posted zone.

In the police report, John Marlow, a deputy with the Independence County Sheriff’s Dept., noted he found the passenger, Michael T. Spear, 25, was wanted by Pangburn authorities in White County.

During the process of arresting Spear, the report says Marlow spotted a baggie containing a substance that later tested positive as meth.

The driver of the vehicle was released, and Spear was taken to the Independence County Jail and charged with felony possession of meth.

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