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Hot Springs Police Officer Werst was dispatched to the intersection of Orange Street/Broadway Terrace in reference to a disturbance between a male and a female earlier this month.
Off. Werst made contact with the couple on Orange Street. During the contact, Ronald Tadlock, 52 of State Street in Hot Springs, allegedly stated that he “may have warrants”. Off. Werst had HSPD Dispatchers run his name through the police computer and discovered that there were 2 valid arrest warrants on file. Mr. Tadlock was arrested and transported to the Garland County Detention Center for processing.
In the booking room, Off. Werst searched the contents of Mr. Tadlock’s wallet and located a small baggie containing a white substance. When asked what the substance was, Mr. Tadlock allegedly confirmed that it was methamphetamine (.4g).
Mr. Tadlock is charged with Domestic Battery 3rd Degree, Failure To Appear and Felony Possession Of Meth with a bond amount totaling $3,500.