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Wanted Suspect Found Passed Out Behind The Wheel; Felony Dope Arrest – HOT SPRINGS

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All suspects are presumed innocent until determined guilty in court.

Hot Springs Police Officer Murray was dispatched to a Central Avenue parking lot yesterday afternoon to check on an improperly parked 2014 Kia Soul with a woman passed out in the driver’s seat.

Off. Murray arrived and made contact with Billie Earlene Johnson, 40, of Highway 7 South in Garland County.  Ms. Johnson reportedly refused medical treatment.  A police computer check of her name/info revealed a valid Failure To Appear Warrant for her arrest.

Ms. Johnson was arrested and searched.  Off. Murray allegedly located 3 Clonazepam pills in her pocket and 4 more Clonazepam pills, .6 grams of meth, 1.4 grams of meth in her purse.

Ms. Johnson was transported to the Garland County Detention Center for processing.  She is charged with Felony Possession Of Meth, Possession Of A Controlled Substance x2 and Failure To Appear with a bond amount totaling $7,000.