FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 4, 2017
Contact: Anthony Murphy
RE: FAYETTEVILLE POLICE ARREST TWO FOR TRAFFICKING METHAMPHETAMINE
Fayetteville Police Chief Greg Tabor announced today the arrest of two individuals for trafficking methamphetamine and weapons charges.
Over the past two months, detectives with the Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force have been investigating a local drug trafficking organization. During the investigation, detectives identified and made several controlled purchases from two individuals who were distributing large quantities of methamphetamine in the Northwest Arkansas area. Detectives obtained and executed two search warrants in Fayetteville. The investigation resulted in the seizure of approximately 4 pounds of methamphetamine, 26 firearms, body armor and $11,107.00 in US currency.
MICHAEL SARTIN, age 53, and TAMMERA CLARK, age 54, both of Fayetteville were arrested for Trafficking of a Controlled Substance (methamphetamine), Possession with the Purpose to Deliver (methamphetamine) and Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms. This investigation is ongoing.
The Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force is comprised of officers representing the Farmington, Fayetteville, Greenland, Goshen, Lincoln, Prairie Grove, Springdale and West Fork Police Departments and deputies from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.