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Bentonville Man, Woman Arrested After Officers Find Drugs, Weapons, $100,000

BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — A Bentonville man and woman are facing several drug charges after detectives found marijuana, pills, several guns and a large amoun...
Melendez and Pina

BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — A Bentonville man and woman are facing several drug charges after detectives found marijuana, pills, several guns and a large amount of cash during a search on Thursday (April 14).

Rafael Melendrez, 31, and Jasmine Pina, 23, are facing charges of possession of a controlled substance with purpose to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms, and endangering the welfare of a minor.

Benton County Detectives and the Fourth Judicial Drug Task Force found more than three pounds of marijuana, eight handguns, a rifle and more than $108,000 in cash while serving a search warrant in the 2220 block of SW Regional Airport Boulevard.

Melendrez and Pina were taken to the Benton County Detention Center.

Bentonville Man, Woman Arrested After Officers Find Drugs, Weapons, $100,000