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3 more arrested on drug-related charges

Monday, April 24, 2006



As promised after Thursday's drug sweep, members of the drug task force teams continued to track down and arrest more suspects over the weekend.

Shortly before 3 p.m. Friday, the Clay County Sheriff's Department was assisted by members of the Brazil City Police Department in serving an arrest warrant for Failure to Appear to Richard Clark Jr. at his home, 8210 N. C.R. 200 W.

Deputies said Clark attempted to run from Chief Deputy Doug Barr, Deputy Josh Clarke, Reserve Deputy Jack Gibbens and Patrolmen Todd Stemm and Kenny Hill, but was caught after a short foot pursuit. Clark was also charged with Resisting Law Enforcement.

He was arrested and booked into the Clay County Justice Center with no bond to await arraignment.

Later Friday, Gary Deakins was spotted at a local gas station by Brazil City Police Detective Martin Beasley.

Beasley followed Deakins while backup officers Patrolman Kenny Hill, Clay County Sheriff's Deputy Jon Lambert, Reserve Deputy Steve Moore and Jail Commander Robert Judd arrived to assist with a traffic stop.

Deakins was stopped in the area of Harrison and Hendrix streets and taken into custody without incident. He was booked into the Clay County Justice Center with a $50,000 cash bond with 10 percent down.

Deakins is awaiting arraignment on charges of Dealing Methamphetamine and Possession of Marijuana/Hashish.

Around 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Clay City Police Detective Terry Silvers and Clay County Reserve Deputy Sheriff Larry Richmond arrested Lester "Julio" Rivera on a warrant for Dealing Schedule 3 Controlled Substance.

Alerted to an appointment Rivera was scheduled to be at, the two officers took him into custody without incident.

He was booked into the Clay County Justice Center without bond to await arraignment.

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