Texarkana man allegedly busted with cocaine, methamphetamine & marijuana

Drugs and weapons seized during the arrest of Marcus Martin of Texarkana, Ark.
Drugs and weapons seized during the arrest of Marcus Martin of Texarkana, Ark.(Texarkana Arkansas Police Department)
Published: Jan. 4, 2023 at 10:46 AM CST
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TEXARKANA, Ark. (KSLA) - A man from Texarkana has been arrested on multiple drug charges, the Texarkana, Ark., Police Department reports.

On Dec. 29, 2022, investigators searched a home in the 400 block of Ferguson Street in Texarkana. The warrant was obtained after a drug investigation spanning several months. During the search, investigators reportedly found:

  • 220 grams (7.76 ounces) of suspected cocaine
  • 110 grams (3.89 ounces) of suspected methamphetamine
  • 4.5 pounds of suspected marijuana
  • Two firearms
  • $2,965 in cash

As a result of the search, 46-year-old Marcus Dewayne Martin was arrested and charged with:

  • Simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms
  • Trafficking cocaine
  • Possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine
  • Possession with the intent to distribute marijuana
  • Distribution of methamphetamine (3 counts)

The investigation is ongoing.