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Prescott, Arkansas
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Drug Trafficking arrest on I30


 On Sunday August 27th 2017 at approximately 6:00 P.M.  Deputy Justin Hughes observed a passenger vehicle traveling west on Interstate 30 near the 48 mile marker. Said vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed and was confirmed by radar as 105 MPH in a 70 MPH. Deputy Hughes and K-9 Deputy Jeremy Hendrix attempted to stop the passenger vehicle but were unable to get the vehicle to pull over until near the 39 mile marker in Hempstead County.

Contact was made with the operator with K-9 Deputy Hendrix conducting a free air search of the vehicle with K-9 Max.

K-9 Max alerted on the vehicle and a search was conducted on the said vehicle finding approximately 2 kilo of what is believed to be heroin.

 Driver 68 year old Malek Arabpour and 3o year old Milad Arabpour both from Toronto, Canada were arrested and transported to the Nevada County Sheriff's Detention facility. Both subjects are being held for first appearance for possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver. Heroin is listed as a schedule 1 Drug. Other charges are pending.