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Evening Shade man arrested during drug bust

Elmer Lee James









On July 20th, a joint task force of Sharp County Sheriff's investigators and Drug Task Force Agents with the Third Judicial District went to 131 Backbone Road in Sharp County. This is the home of Elmer James. The investigation showed that Mr. James had a previous history of manufacturing and possessing methamphetamine. When investigator's spoke to Mr. James he admitted to having methamphetamine in his residence. A search warrant was obtained and served on Mr. James' residence. 0.8 grams of methamphetamine was located in Mr. James' residence along with drug paraphernalia. Mr. James was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) a class c felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia a class c felony. Mr. James is currently being held in the Sharp County Jail awaiting a bond hearing.

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