Shirely man arrested on drug charges.
From the desk of Sheriff Scott Bradley
On Monday, August 4th, 2014 at approximately 2:15 AM, Deputy David Merriott of the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office, came across a vehicle parked in the middle of Banner Mountain Road. Merriott identified the drives as 46 year old Bobby Joe Nixon of Shirley. Merriott, after receiving permission to search the vehicle, found illegal drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. The 20th Judicial Drug Task Force assisted in the investigation.
Nixon will be charged with Felony Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and is currently incarcerated at the Van Buren County Detention Center awaiting a first appearance.