Two arrested with marijuana and firearms

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On Friday, April 26th, 2019 at 8:40 a.m. Texarkana Arkansas Police Corporal John VanMeter and Officer Dakota Easley responded to the 2300 block of East 13th Street in reference to a disturbance. During the investigation, illegal narcotics were observed by officers in plan view. The Bi-State Narcotics Task Force was contacted and continued the investigation. After obtaining and executing a search warrant, officers located 11 firearms and over a pound of Marijuana.

74-year-old Charles Martin and 45-year-old Chester Brunson were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and simultaneous possession of firearms and narcotics.
Additionally, Brunson was charged with felon in possession of a firearm.

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