Three Arrested In Drug Busts At Bentonville Businesses

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Jake Waclawski, Joshua Ward and Courtaney Muldrew

Three people were arrested Tuesday (Sept. 3) in drug busts at two Bentonville businesses.

Courtaney Muldrew was arrested in connection with a raid at Mello Cuts at 902 S.W. 2nd St., according to a news release from the Benton County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit.

Also, Joshua Ward and Jake Waclawski were taken into custody after a search warrant was served at Olympus Body Art Emporium at 104  S. Walton Blvd., according to the news release. Both men were arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Waclawski also facing charges of resisting arrest and obstructing governmental operations, the news release states.

Benton County deputies seized marijuana, pharmaceutical pills, steroids, digital scales, packaging material for drug sales, and marijuana smoking devices at the two businesses, according to the release.