A North Little Rock, Ark., man was arrested and booked on marijuana and other charges by Muldrow police after being stopped Jan. 28 on Interstate 40 for speeding.
Muldrow police reported Deuntay Bennett, age not listed, was found to be driving a rental car when he was stopped by Cpl. Mark Harkins at about 10 p.m. Jan. 28 for speeding. The stop was near the 321 East Exit on Interstate 40.
Bennett was also found to have a suspended driver’s license. He was taken into custody when the officer found a loaded semi-automatic pistol in the center console of the vehicle, and two and half pounds of marijuana in the trunk.
Bennett was booked into the Sequoyah County Detention Center in Sallisaw for speeding, driving under suspension, possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and the simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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