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An investigation by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and Flippin Police Department has resulted in a litany of charges against a 56-year-old Peel man.

According to a news release from Flippin Police Department spokesperson Dusty Smith, Michael Terry Todd was arrested Tuesday nine felony charges and one misdemeanor offense.B9323137251Z_1_20160728122944_000_G2VF4SJKI_1-0

Smith said the arrest stems from a join investigation by the sheriff’s office and Flippin police after a report was received alleging Todd had sexual contact with a 10-year-old child. Information was developed during the investigation by the Flippin Police Department and an arrest warrant was granted for the offense of rape, Smith added. A search warrant was also issued for Todd’s residence in Peel as authorities sought additional physical evidence.

Todd was located traveling in a vehicle on Tuesday by Flippin police, who conducted a traffic stop to arrest Todd on the rape charges. Smith said during the course of the stop, officers from the sheriff’s department searched the vehicle Todd was traveling in and located methamphetamine, oxycodone, a firearm and U.S. currency.

Special agents from the Arkansas State Police joined Marion County authorities to execute a search warrant at Todd’s residence later Tuesday afternoon and located methamphetamine with a street value of $85,000. Smith said officers also located acid, hallucinogenic mushrooms, high-grade marijuana, prescription pills, marijuana plants, firearms, U.S. currency and numerous items related to the sale and distribution of narcotics. Officers also located evidence related to the alleged sex crime.

Todd faces charges of rape and simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms, both of which are Class Y felonies, the most serious crimes in Arkansas that are not punishable by death. He also faces felony charges related to the possession, distribution and use of methamphetamine and other drugs, as well as possession of a firearm by certain persons.

Todd remains incarcerated at the Marion County Detention Facility with bond for the Rape charge set at $100,000, and bond for the numerous drug and firearms related charges set at $75,000.

 

 

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