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Marijuana shipment intercepted

Anthony Hawthorne
Anthony Hawthorne
Christel Combs
Christel Combs

Maumelle police and federal postal officers intercepted a shipment containing 4.26 pounds of marijuana on Feb. 6 on its way to a Maumelle address and set up a controlled delivery.

Lt. Chris Lester said after the package was delivered police executed a search and seizure warrant on the home and recovered the marijuana. During the search of the home at 3 Monarch Court police said they also found another 14.7 grams of marijuana, a metal grinder, plastic containers, used marijuana cigarettes, $217 in cash and another $1,867 in cash.

Lester said Christel Combs, 38, of 3 Monarch Court and Anthony Hawthorne, 39, of Los Angeles were both arrested and charged with felony possession of Schedule VI controlled substances, felony possession of drug paraphernalia and endangering the welfare of a minor.

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