Three arrested after traffic stop

Posted: March 27, 2013 at 4:26 p.m.

Three people were arrested Tuesday on drug charges after sheriff’s detectives made a traffic stop at the intersection of Arkansas Highway 72 and Price Coffee Road in Bentonville. Sgt. Andy Lee, who heads the gang unit for the Benton County Sheriff’s Office, said after the traffic stop was made the detectives had the occupants step out of the vehicle and the detectives observed a plastic bag containing about 8 grams of methamphetamine on the front seat.

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