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Traffic stop results in drug charges, fleeing, and resisting arrest
Published: April 29, 2015

Press Release


On 4/28/15 at approximately 9:30 pm, a Mountain Home police officer conducted a traffic stop for a traffic violation. The driver of the vehicle was known to be on parole and the passenger was identified as a parolee as well.

Pursuant to a “consent to search,” of the vehicle, a substance believed to be methamphetamine was located on the passenger’s side of the vehicle. An assisting officer attempted to place the passenger, JOHN E. HARVEY, under arrest. HARVEY was caught after a short foot pursuit and refused to submit to arrest as he struggled with officers. HARVEY was restrained and placed in handcuffs.

HARVEY, 33 of Gassville, was charged with the following:

Possession of Controlled Substance (methamphetamine), class D felony

Resisting Arrest, class A misdemeanor

Fleeing, class A misdemeanor 

He was incarcerated in the Baxter County Detention Facility with bond set at $2,500. Also, he is being held for a parole violation. 

Carry Manuel, Chief of Police

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