QUITMAN - Cleburne County Sheriff deputies take over half pound of Methamphetamine off the streets of Cleburne County along with over $6,000.00 in cash. Several agencies were involved in the bust. Trooper Brent Bittle with the Arkansas State Police, and Officer Clint Vaughn with the Quitman Police Department arrested 50 year old Tommy Clayton Lacotts, 43 year old Gabriel Martin and 28 year old Oscar Diaz Aguirre at a sobriety checkpoint for possession of a stolen gun, and possession of Methamphetamine.
The Cleburne County Sheriff's Office and the 16th Judicial District Drug Task Force continued the investigation along with Trooper Bittle, and were able to make more arrest and seize an even larger amount of Methamphetamine. The street value of the Methamphetamine is considered to be around $65,000.