Seven arrested in drug bust
Barry County Sheriff's deputies, the Missouri State Highway Patrol SWAT team and the Southwest Missouri Drug Task Force arrested seven people while serving a search warrant on June 4. Additional arrests in the case followed, including one on June 15.
Officers arrested JR Barnes, 32, of Seligman, for allegedly receiving stolen property. Emily Barnes, 24, of Seligman, was charged with possession of a controlled substance, and Clarence King, 42, of Seligman, was charged with receiving stolen property.
In addition, Kyler Snoderly, 27, of Garfield, Ark., and Jennifer Kirkpatrick, 26, of Rogers, Ark., were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance. Holly Jerrell, 26, of Noel, and William Miles, 31, of Bella Vista, Ark., were arrested and later released with charges pending.
According to a statement released by Sheriff Mick Epperly's office, drugs, money and stolen property were recovered.
Following leads gathered during the June 4 search warrant, officers arrested Kayla Tate, 19, of Cassville for alleged second degree burglary and stealing on June 10. On June 15, officers arrested Justin Guilkey, 29, of Seligman, for alleged second degree burglary and stealing.
JR Barnes, Emily Barnes, Tate and King remain in the Barry County Jail. Snoderly was released on $10,000 bond on June 14. Kickpatrick was released on $10,000 bond on June 8.