Who Was Next

September 27, 2022

On September 20, 2022, the Arkansas County Sheriff's Department, with the assistance of the Stuttgart Police Department and the DeWitt Police Department, arrested Kenji Austin, Tashara Jeffery, and Wayne Larson for the trafficking of Methamphetamine and Marijuana.

After recording Mr. Austin selling several ounces of methamphetamine, law enforcement attempted to stop Mr. Austin, who fled in a vehicle owned by Ms. Jeffery. Mr. Austin abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot but was apprehended with methamphetamine and marijuana on his person.

Law enforcement immediately went to Ms. Jeffery's residence and discovered more methamphetamine and multiple items used to prepare and sell methamphetamine.

Mr. Larson, Mr. Austin, and Ms. Jeffery were arrested and booked into the Arkansas County Detention Center.

The combined efforts of the law enforcement agencies netted the seizure of five ounces of methamphetamine, an ounce of marijuana, a defaced firearm, multiple items used to prepare and sell methamphetamine, and the confiscation of $1,550.00 and one vehicle.