Fugitive and Drug Arrest


 Fugitive and Drug Arrest

On 09/18/2018 Deputy Alex Tuck and Captain Glenn were patrolling CR 135 in Hickory Ridge when they seen a white male walking in the yard of a residence. The Deputies knew the subject to be Dustin Manues and were aware of his outstanding felony warrants with the St. Francis County Sheriff's Office. Dustin Maneus fled on foot but was later apprehended while he was hiding in a chicken coupe at a neighboring residence. Dustin was found to be in possession of 51 grams of methamphetamine as well as a loaded handgun. Dustin was arrested without incident and transported to the Cross County Jail.  The suspect was later extradited to the St. Francis County Jail for his outstanding warrants and a hold was placed with our agency for the charges he accumulated today. The Cross County Sheriff's Office also seized $300.00 in cash and a Honda Accord with this arrest.

Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms (Class Y Felony)

Possession of Schedule I Controlled Substance "meth" with Purpose to Deliver ( Class A Felony)

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia X2 (Class B Felony)

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia X2 (Class D Felony)

Possession of Firearm By Certain Person X2(Class D Felony)

Fleeing on Foot (Class C Misd.)

Sheriff JR Smith " I would like to commend Captain Glenn and Deputy Tuck for having a vigilant eye and recognizing a wanted fugitive. This was a great arrest that got more methamphetamine off of our streets. If any Citizen of Cross County has information of drugs being sold in our county feel free to contact my Criminal Investigation Division by phone or by email on our website."

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