The service of warrants uncovered drugs, paraphernalia and an unlawfully owned firearm Tuesday.
Jake Ryne Childress of Fort Smith was arrested on suspicion of felony simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms, possession of firearms by certain persons, possession of methamphetamine under two grams, possession of drug paraphernalia packaging, possession of methamphetamine or cocaine with intent to ingest and an absconding warrant, misdemeanor failure to pay fine and possession of a Schedule IV or V controlled substance under 28 grams and an unclassified parole violation. He was arrested with Hope Danielle Wright of Fort Smith, who was apprehended on suspicion of felony possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to ingest, possession of drug paraphernalia packaging and possession of a Schedule I or II controlled substance under two grams and misdemeanor failure to pay fine.
According to the arrest report, at about 5:20 p.m. Tuesday, Fort Smith police officers Craig Sharp and Giselle Elmore responded to the 7100 block of Texas Road to serve warrants on Wright and Childress. When Wright opened the door, Sharp and Elmore saw Childress sitting on the couch trying to hide something under the table in front of him.
While searching the apartment, Sharp and Elmore found a firearm, two syringes, a cut straw, a bag containing suspected meth, a bag containing Xanax, a white, powdery substance on top of a table and a scale, the report states.
Childress and Wright remained in custody in the Sebastian County Adult Detention Center on Thursday, Childress, in lieu of a $10,980 bond, and Wright, in lieu of a $3,500 bond, according to arrest records.