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Inmate’s Methamphetamine Hidden in Bunk Found in Cell Search

A cell search by Hopkins County Jailors and the Special Crimes Unit found Tabitha Ann Hughes, 32, a current resident at Hopkins County Jail from Malvern, Arkansas to have 14.5 grams of methamphetamine hidden in her bunk. Hughes had meth hidden in her clothing when she was checked into the jail over the weekend.

Hughes was traveling with Tyler Scott Bailey, 22, of Arkansas, when they were stopped by local law enforcement over the weekend. (see Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by Felon; Two Arrested for Methamphetamine)

Hughes has now had an added charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, in a Correctional Facility more than 4-grams but under 200-grams, which is a Felony 1. Bond was set on this charge at $30,000 bringing her total bond to $50,000.


Author: Staff Reporter

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