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Posted by Arkansas 911 News Chief Editor Paul Maddox
Originally posted on May 19, 2020 at 9:24PM for VIP Members at the AR911NEWS VIP Facebook Group. To get your VIP Pass, please CLICK HERE.
All suspects are presumed innocent until determined guilty in court.
Hot Springs Police Officer McAdoo was on patrol at Chattanooga Park yesterday around 2:30AM when he found a maroon Chevrolet Trailblazer Parked on the property after hours of operation.
Off. McAdoo stopped and made contact with the occupants of the parked vehicle. William Dangelo Pickney, 25, of Afton Street in Hot Springs, said that they ran out of gas and were waiting for someone to bring gas. Mr. Pickney tried calling the person, but never made contact with that person.
Sequoya Cheyenne Nicole Carter, 20, of Hilario Drive in Garland County was also in the vehicle. Her pertinent were run through the police computer. The check revealed a Failure To Pay Arrest Warrant out of Hot Springs. Ms. Carter was asked to step from the vehicle to talk. Ms. Carter was asked if anything illegal was inside the vehicle. She said she thought that Mr. Pickney might have a “blunt” on him. When asked if there could be anything else illegal in the vehicle, she said that Mr. Pickney handed her a baggy to hold when the officer approached.
Ms. Carter also said that there was a bag “ice” (meth) rolled up inside her pants leg. Off. McAdoo got the 5.4 grams of meth out of her pants leg. He asked Ms. Carter if he would find anything else illegal and she said “no”. He then unrolled her other pants leg and out popped a baggie containing .9 gram of meth. Ms. Carter was arrested.
Other officers at the scene that were dealing more with Mr. Pickney advised that they smelled the strong odor of marijuana. Officers detained Mr. Pickney and conducted a search of the vehicle. The officers found 2 glass smoking pipes with burnt white residue in the center console. Mr. Pickney was arrested and searched. Officers found 6.5 grams of a green leafy substance in his jacket pocket.
Mr. Pickney and Ms. Carter were transported to the Garland County Detention Center for processing.
Mr. Pickney is charged with Felony Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession Of A Controlled Substance with a bond amount totaling $3,500.
Ms. Carter is charged with Felony Possession Of A Controlled Substance, Felony Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia and the Failure To Pay Arrest Warrant was served. She was initially being held on $6,000 bond.