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Alleged: Suspended DL Stop Leads To Meth Pipe; Felony Arrest – HOT SPRINGS


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Posted by Arkansas 911 News Chief Editor Paul Maddox

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Hot Springs Police Officer Stockwell reports that he conducted a traffic stop on January 10, 2021, around 10PM, on a white 2000 Chevrolet Blazer in the area of East Grand Avenue at Grove Street.  A check of the vehicle’s license plate revealed that the registered owner of the Blazer had a suspended driver’s license.

After contact was made with the driver and owner of the vehicle, Helen Charlene Partain, 49, of Ross Street in Hot Springs, it was determined that she was wanted for failing to appear in court.  She was arrested and her vehicle was inventoried prior to being towed.

Helen Charlene Partain, 49, of Ross Street in Hot Springs – Allegedly driving around with a meth pipe and a suspended driver’s license.

During the inventory, officers located a meth pipe with a crystalline substance in it.

Ms. Partain was transported to the Garland County Detention Center for processing.  She is charged with Felony Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia and the Failure To Appear warrant was served with bond set at $3,500.