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Alleged: At Motel..Meth In System Of 14 Yr. Old..48 Yr. Old Arrested; Felony Arrest – HOT SPRINGS


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Posted by Arkansas 911 News Chief Editor Paul Maddox

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An Arkansas Department of Human Services Troop was looking into the welfare concerns of a 14 year old at a motel in the 1600 Block of Central Avenue yesterday morning.  Hot Springs Police Officer Rideout assisted with the welfare check and reports that they made contact with the 14 year old and Roy A. Moyers, 48, of E. Mill Street in Malvern, inside the motel room they were in.

Roy A. Moyers, 48, of E. Mill Street in Malvern – allegedly found in a motel room with a 14 year old that had used meth.

During the welfare check investigation, syringes and 1.6 grams of meth were taken from Moyer’s person during a pat down for weapons.

DHS was able to test the juvenile for drug use and found that the juvenile tested positive for meth use.

Mr. Moyers was arrested and transported to the Garland County Detention Center for processing.  He is charged with Felony Endangering The Welfare Of A Minor, Felony Exposure Of A Child To Meth, Felony Possession Of Meth and Felony Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia with a bond amount totaling $11,000.

The disposition of the juvenile was not listed in this arrest report.