On Wednesday, December 19, 2018, the Polk County Sheriff's Office and the 18th West Drug Task Force arrested Jessica L. Martin, age 33, of Russellville, Arkansas. The arrest was the result of an investigation into a report of someone selling narcotics out of a Mena motel room.
Deputies seized approximately 110 grams of methamphetamines, 1 gram of heroin, 2 ecstasy pill, 2.7 grams of marijuana, $1,925.00 in cash, and a 2006 Cadillac CTS.
Martin in is custody at the Polk County Detention Center
. She is facing numerous charges including Delivery of a Controlled Substance-Methamphetamines, Delivery of a Controlled Substance-Heroin, Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent, and Possession of a Controlled Substance.
Bond for Martin has not been set yet but she will be arraigned on Thursday, December 20, 2018.
Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer stated "This arrest was the result of persistence and hard work. We have made drug investigations a priority and we will continue to aggressively pursue drug dealers in our area".