Polk County Sheriff’s Office and 18th Judicial West DTF arrest 2 and seize large amount of Methamphetamines
On Friday October 8, 2021. At approximately 11:30 am, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and the 18th Judicial West DTF conducted a traffic stop on Hwy 8 West and Polk 95. During the traffic stop and subsequent search of the vehicle, Deputies discovered approximately 1 pound of Methamphetamines. The driver, Richard C. Erickson age 45 of Hatfield, and passenger, Patricia L. Jackson age 53 of Mena, were both arrested at the scene and transported to the Polk County Detention Center.
Richard C. Erickson
Patricia L. Jackson
Erickson is currently charged with -Possession of Methamphetamines with purpose-Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamines). Jackson is currently charged with -Delivery of Methamphetamines-Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamines).
All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.