On Monday, January 21, Jeffery H. Rogers of 378 Rattlesnake Dr. in Marshall walked in to the Searcy County Sheriff’s office and turned himself in to law enforcement officials.
Searcy County Sheriff Kenny Cassell stated after Rogers surrendered himself, he was arrested and booked into the Searcy County Jail. Cassell said a warrant was issued for Rogers’ arrest on January 10, following a joint investigation that began on January 1, 2019 between the Searcy County Sheriff’s Department and the Twentieth Judicial Drug Task Force and concluded on January 8 with the seizure of an undisclosed amount of firearms, narcotics, two vehicles and drug paraphernalia.
Cassell explained that on the morning of Monday, January 8, deputies and law enforcement officers with the two agencies executed a search warrant on a residence east of Marshall. During the search, Cassell stated that narcotics, firearms (both long guns and hand guns), and drug paraphernalia were located inside the residence along with two vehicles.
Rogers has been charged with possession of firearms by certain persons, Class B felony; simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms, Class Y felony; offenses relating to records, maintaining premises, etc., Class C felony; possession of methamphetamine or cocaine with purpose to deliver, Class B felony; possession of schedule VI controlled substance with purpose to deliver, Class D felony; possession of controlled substance/schedule I and II, not methamphetamine or cocaine, Class D felony; possession of drug paraphernalia to ingest, inhale, etc., Class D felony; use or possession of paraphernalia to manufacture, etc., methamphetamine/cocaine, Class B felony.
Rogers is currently being held in the Searcy County Jail. His bond was set at $75,000.