Police Bust Couple for Drugs in White County

A drug bust puts a White County couple behind bars.

Police arrested 42-year-old Timothy Allen Minchue and his wife, 30-year-old Melissa Ann Minchue, both of Austin, Arkansas, for possession of marijuana with the intent to deliver, maintaining a drug premise, possession of drug paraphernalia, and distribution near certain facilities.

The couple lived within a block of the Austin Police Department and a church.

Officers located at seized a significant amount of marijuana, a large amount of cash, and a 1999 Ford Truck.

Austin Police Chief John Staley says that "this type of activity will not be tolerated within our communities. Agencies in this area will continue to work together to protect our citizens."