Barling Woman Behind Bars After Drug Bust

Emsey Mug

A Barling woman is behind bars and facing charges after a drug bust Sunday (April 13).

Investigators arrested Candice Emsey, 28, at her home at the Barling Place Apartments at 710 A Street Sunday around 4 p.m.

Investigator Jerry Foley with Barling Police said officers found Emsey with a half ounce of methamphetamine, about a pound of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. They also found her in possession of Oxycodone, Hydrocodone and Xanax.

She is behind bars at the Sebastian County Detention Center, where she faces the following charges: Possession of meth with the intent to deliver, possession of Scheduled 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 Controlled Substances, possession of drug paraphernalia, maintaining premises for drug activity, and 2 counts of endangering the welfare of a minor.

Emsey is being held without bond, according to authorities.

She will be in the Sebastian County Courthouse in Greenwood Monday (April 14) at 12:30 p.m.

Several agencies worked together to arrest Emsy, including Barling Police, the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office as well as the 12th and 24th Drug Task Forces.





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