Wednesday morning, November 6, at approximately 12:30 a.m., Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted surveillance at a local motel.
The surveillance resulted in a traffic stop. Narcotic paraphernalia was located on the floor board of the vehicle in plain sight. The driver was arrested. The search and subsequent arrest resulted in nearly four ounces of methamphetamine, scales, baggies, an automatic and a semi-automatic pistol being found. All of the guns were loaded. Also seized, several thousand dollars in cash.
The driver was Christian Antonio Arroyo Flores, 23, of Tulsa. Further investigation resulted in a search warrant being obtained and executed for Flores’ hotel room. At the room, two more subjects were arrested, Emily Petty, 26, of Fort Smith and Lyndsey Martin, 18, of Fort Smith. Also found in the room was an additional ounce of methamphetamine, scales, and ledgers.
Homeland security was contacted and an ICE hold was placed on Flores.