Black Springs man arrested

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    A joint effort by several local
    and federal offices were involved
    in serving an arrest warrant
    stemming from an incident in
    June 2015.
    According to a press release
    provided by the Montgomery
    County Sheriff’s Office, members
    of their office, the 18th West
    Judicial Drug Task Force and
    the U.S. Forest Service worked
    together to execute an arrest warrant
    on Marty Waggoner of Black
    Springs.
    The report states that
    Montgomery County Sheriff
    David White was notified by the
    ATF the Waggoner had a warrant
    for possession of unregistered
    NFA weapons and possession of
    firearms by unlawful drug user.
    The warrant was the result
    of an incident that allegedly happened
    June 28, 2015. The report
    states that on that date the MCSO,
    18th West Drug Task Force,
    the Arkansas Game and Fish
    Commission and the U.S. Forest
    Service executed a search warrant
    on Waggoner’s residence.
    Waggoner was stopped February
    8 at the Black Springs Store
    by MCSO Sgt. Will Brakefield
    and Investigator Jeremy Lea at
    approximately 7:30 a.m. Sheriff
    David White, Investigator Mike
    May and U.S. Forest Service LEO
    Chris Johnson also assisted with
    the stop.
    The press release states
    that Waggoner was informed of
    the warrant and was taken into
    custody without incident. He was
    taken to the Montgomery County
    Jail and was later transferred to
    Hot Springs by federal authorities.
    The report stated that at the
    time of the arrest Waggoner
    was out on bond from the state
    charges that evolved from the
    search warrant executed in June
    2015.
    Waggoner is presumed
    innocent until found guilty in a
    court of law.

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