In separate incidents, Paragould police have arrested three people on drug-related felony charges.
In one incident, they arrested Tiffany Isham, 34, of Ashdown, Ark., on charges of one count each of possession of less than two grams of a Schedule I/II controlled substance (methamphetamine or cocaine) with purpose to deliver and possession of less than two grams of a Schedule I/II controlled substance (other than methamphetamine or cocaine) with purpose to deliver, both Class C felonies.
She was also charged with one count of possession of less than 200 grams of a Schedule IV/V controlled substance with purpose to deliver and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia to ingest, etc., each a Class D felony.
According to a probable cause affidavit sworn by Detective Sgt. Michael O ost of the department’s Street Crimes Unit (SCU), the arrest took place Feb. 14 when police Cpl. Christian Underwood arrested Isham on a Parole Absconder warrant. During a search, Underwood located suspected methamphetamine, suspected ecstasy pills, clonazepam, and two pipes of the type commonly used to smoke methamphetamine.
Isham is being held in the Greene County Detention Center (GCDC) on $45,000 bond.
In the second incident, police arrested Raymon Louis Conyers, 32, of Paragould, and Augustus Laredo Silva, 23, of Andrews, Texas, each on charges of one count each of possession of less than two grams of a Schedule I/II controlled substance (methamphetamine or cocaine) and possession of drug paraphernalia to ingest, etc. Each is a Class D felony.
According to probable cause affidavits sworn by Detective Cpl. Jason Boling of the SCU, the arrests took place Feb. 13 when Ptl. Owen Mundy noticed a vehicle parked at Labor Park at about 9 p.m.. The park, owned and maintained by the City of Paragould, is closed to the public at 9 p.m. So Mundy made contact with the driver of the vehicle, identified as Raymon Conyers, and the passenger, identified as Augustus Silva. While talking to them, Mundy noticed both individuals were shaking and would not make eye contact with him. Assisting officer Ptl. Ashten Massey noticed a syringe in a bag that was sitting beside Silva. When Mundy asked Conyers to exit the vehicle, he noticed a loaded syringe containing suspected methamphetamine fall from his lap onto the ground. Officers also located a glass pipe in Conyers’ coat pocket.
Both Conyers and Silva are being held in the GCDC on $20,000 bond.