Miller County suspects arrested in drug bust make first appearances

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Six Miller County suspects involved in Tuesday’s joint operation drug bust appeared in Miller County Court Tuesday afternoon for initial appearances.

Tuesday afternoon a team effort from multiple agencies led to the arrest of several suspects in the involvement of a large scale methamphetamine distribution syndicates involving narcotics trafficking and distribution in the areas of Texarkana and Miller County, Arkansas.

The Bi-State Narcotics Task Force, (Comprised of detectives who are employed by TAPD and MCSO) working with the assistance of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), United States Marshall Service, and working in conjunction with the Arkansas 8th Judicial South Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, and the United States Attorney’s Office, Western District of Arkansas, spent the last 8 months investigating this large scale distribution operation which led to the identification and arrest of several suspects, six of which appeared in Miller County Court this afternoon.

Lance Reed, 28, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine or cocaine with purpose to sell Reed is being held Miller County Jail on a $25,000 bond.

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Lance Reed
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Kerwin Hooper, 30, was arrested for delivery of methamphetamine or cocaine, delivery or manufacture of a counterfeit, possession of a firearm and criminal possession of body armor. Hooper is currently being held at Miller County Jail on a $250,000 bond.

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Kerwin Hooper

Sonya Littles, 48, arrested for delivery of methamphetamine or cocaine and is being held at Miller County Jail on a $150,000 bond.

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Sonya Littles

Joseph Lineberry, 39, arrested for delivery of methamphetamine or cocaine. Lineberry is being held at Miller County Jail on a $250,000 bond.

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Joseph Lineberry

Kay King, 61, arrested for the alleged delivery of methamphetamine or cocaine is being held at Miller County Jail on a $60,000 bond.

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Kay King

Gregory Wright, 43, arrested for delivery of methamphetamine or cocaine is being held at Miller County Jail on a $60,000 bond.

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Gregory Wright

All suspects are scheduled to make their second court appearance before Judge Jones on June 7th.

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