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2022-11-16 - Agendas - FinalFOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DRUG TASK IMRCE 100 West Rock Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701 AGENDA For the meeting to be held on November 16, 2022, at 1:30 P.M. Fayetteville Police Department, 100 West Rock Street, Fayetteville, Arkansas. 1. Roll Call of Control Group members. 2. Approval of minutes from the October 26, 2022 meeting. 3. Financial Report, Financial Director Willie Newman 4. Report of Task Force, Sergeant Jacob Lawson. 5. Other Business 6. Public Comment. * 7. Set the next meeting's place, date, and time. Location: Washington County Sheriff's Office, Time: 1:30 p.m. Date: December 14 21 28 Please check Fayetteville City Calendar for any changes or updates. * Public comment at a Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force Control Board meeting shall be allowed for all members of the audience who have signed up prior to the beginning of the agenda item they wish to address. Speakers shall be limited to a maximum of five (5) minutes. The Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force Control Board may allow a speaker additional time or may allow an unsigned -up person to speak by unanimous consent or majority vote. FOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DRUG TASK FARCE 100 West Rock Street Fayetteville, Arkansas 72702 CONTROL GROUP CHAIRMAN: Mr. Mike Reynolds, Chief of Police Fayetteville Police Department 100 West Rock Street Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 587-3500 VICE-CHAIRMAN: Mr. Tim Helder, Sheriff Washington County Sheriff's Office 1155 Clydesdale Drive Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 444-1850 MEMBERS: Mr. Frank Gamble, Chief of Police Springdale Police Department 201 North Spring Avenue Springdale, AR 72764 (479) 750-8128 Mr. Chris Workman, Chief of Police Prairie Grove Police Department P.O. Box 1033 Prairie Grove, AR 72753 (479) 846-3270 2 PROJECT DIRECTOR: Mr. Brad Renfro Captain Fayetteville Police Department 100 West Rock Street Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 587-3504 OPERATIONS COORDINATOR: Mr. Jacob Lawson, Sergeant Fourth Judicial Drug Task Force 100 West Rock Street Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 587-7122 FISCAL OFFICER: Mr. Willie Newman Fourth Judicial Drug Task Force 100 West Rock Street Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 587-3581 SECRETARY: Ms. Cara Murdoch Fourth Judicial Drug Task Force 100 West Rock Street Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 587-7122 FOURTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT DRUG TASK FORCE 100 West Rock Street Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701 MEETING October 26, 2022 MINUTES A meeting of the Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force Control Board was held on October 26, 2022. Those present were: Brad Renfro, Captain- Fayetteville Police Department Jay Cantrell, Chief Deputy- Washington County Sheriff's Office Frank Gamble, Chief- Springdale Police Department Chris Workman, Chief- Prairie Grove Police Department Willie Newman, Fiscal Director- Fayetteville Police Department Jacob Lawson, Sergeant- 41h Judicial Drug Task Force Cara Murdoch, Administrative Assistant- 41h Judicial Drug Task Force Jamie Fields, Deputy Chief- Fayetteville Police Department Derek Hudson, Assistant Chief- Springdale Police Department Lester Coger, Captain -Springdale Police Department Tim Franklin, Lieutenant- Fayetteville Police Department Oscar Henson, Lieutenant- Washington County Sheriff's Office Matt Durrett- Washington County Prosecuting Attorney Guest: Members of the public. Captain Brad Renfro called the meeting to order. Upon roll call, the above -listed members were acknowledged as present. Copies of the minutes from the September 21, 2022 meeting were distributed to all present. A motion was made by Frank Gamble, and seconded by Jay Cantrell, to approve the minutes. The motion was approved unanimously. A copy of the financial report for the Grant FY2022-2023 was distributed to all present for review, the period ending September 30, 2022. Financial Director Willie Newman will forward an updated report to board members. Sergeant Jacob Lawson reported on the task force's activity from September 1, 2022, through September 30, 2022, and distributed a copy of statistics to all present. Lawson stated that in September the task force opened 29 cases, closed 25 cases, and made 22 arrests. Lawson further noted that $11,960.00 was expended for the purchase of evidence, and $2,040.00 for the purchase of information. Lawson stated that drugs seized during the month included: methamphetamine, marijuana, cocaine, fentanyl, and pharmaceuticals. Lawson stated that 3 warrants were served. Also noted, were 6 drug convictions for September. The task force did not seize any U.S. currency during the month. The locations of DTF Enforcement Action for the month were Fayetteville 13 cases, Springdale 10 cases, Washington County 1 case, Farmington 1 case, Prairie Grove 2 cases, Elkins 1 case, and West Fork 1 case. Sergeant Jacob Lawson reported on the following dispositions. DTF 20-083 (State of Arkansas v Donna Daosavanh) was a Drug Task Force investigation in Fayetteville resulting in the seizure of $1,277.00 on May 6, 2020. $255.40 went to the Arkansas State Drug Director's Office and $383.10 went to the Washington County Prosecutor's Office. It was recommended that 15% of the net total of $638.50 go to the Drug Task Force and the remaining balance be based on current staffing (Springdale 50%, Fayetteville 25%, WCSO 12.5% and Rural 12.5%) On May 6, 2020, detectives with the Drug Task Force searched the residence of Donna Daosavanh in Fayetteville after conducting multiple controlled buys of methamphetamine from her. The search revealed methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia indicative of the sale of methamphetamine and a firearm along with the currency. Frank Gamble, seconded by Chris Workman, made a motion to approve this recommendation. DTF 22-058 (State of Arkansas v Michael Kuhn) was a Fayetteville Police Department arrest resulting in the seizure of $1,893.00 on February 28, 2022. $378.60 went to the Arkansas State Drug Director's Office and $567.90 went to the Washington County Prosecutor's Office. It was recommended that 15% of the net total of $946.50 go to the Drug Task Force and the remaining balance go to the Fayetteville Police Department. Notes: On February 28, 2022, a Fayetteville Police Department patrolman conducted a traffic stop on a motorized scooter operated by Michael Kuhn. A subsequent search of Kuhn revealed methamphetamine, pharmaceutical pills, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia along with the currency. Jay Cantrell, seconded by Frank Gamble, made a motion to approve this recommendation. DTF 22-145 (State of Arkansas v Reginald Counts) was a Drug Task Force investigation in Fayetteville resulting in the seizure of $1,570.00 on May 25, 2022. $314.00 went to the Arkansas State Drug Director's Office and $471.00 went to the Washington County Prosecutor's Office. It was recommended that 15% of the net total of $785.00 go to the Drug Task Force and the remaining balance be based on current staffing (Springdale 42.85%, Fayetteville 28.57%, WCSO 14.29% and Rural 14.29%). Notes: On May 25, 2022, detectives with the Drug Task Force made contact with Reginald Counts in Fayetteville. During a search of his person, detectives located methamphetamine and the currency. A subsequent search of his hotel room and revealed additional methamphetamine. Frank Gamble, seconded by Jay Cantrell, made a motion to approve this recommendation. DTF 22-172 (State of Arkansas v Wayne Coleman) was a Springdale Police Department arrest resulting in the seizure of $921.00 on June 15, 2022. $184.20 went to the Arkansas State Drug Director's Office and $276.30 went to the Washington County Prosecutor's Office. It was recommended that 15% of the net total of $460.50 go to the Drug Task Force and the remaining balance goes to the Springdale Police Department. Notes: On June 15, 2022, Springdale Police Department patrolmen conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Wayne Coleman. A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed methamphetamine, pharmaceutical pills, and marijuana along with the currency. Jay Cantrell, seconded by Chris Workman, made a motion to approve this recommendation. OTHER BUSINESS No other business was reported. PUBLIC COMMENT Beth Coger: • She had questions regarding the amount used for the purchase of evidence. • She asked if the conviction numbers for the month of October were people who were found guilty or plead. • She asked what the Washington County Prosecutor's Office does with the funds they receive from a disposition. If those funds received had to be used toward specific items. Sarah Moore: She had questions regarding the opioid lawsuit. She would like to see any money received, from this settlement, be used to help communities in Washington and Madison County to deal with opioid addictions. • She continued by asking if the task force has the ability to advocate for the amount of settlement money that can come to this area. • She asked what the task force's take is on fentanyl testing strips since possessing the strips is a felony. She stated that they hope to change the statute during the 2023 Arkansas Legislation session. Captain Brad Renfro requested a date and time for the next meeting. The next meeting will be on November 16, 2022, at 1:30 P.M. Fayetteville Police Department, EOC room, 100 West Rock Street, Fayetteville, Arkansas. The meeting was adjourned. 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Cases Opened 29 : 158 Enforcement Action Springdale 10 Fayetteville 14 Prairie Grove 4 Farmington 1 II. Cases Closed 20 : 103 III. Arrest Made 9 : 70 IV. Community Meetings 3 : 3 V. Purchase of Evidence $7,580.00 : $38,997.00 VI. Purchase of Service $0.00 : $0.00 VII. Purchase of Information $480.00 : $7,160.00 Vill. Warrants Served 6 : 18 Package 1 Search Warrant 3 Phone Warrants 2 Surveillance DNA IX. Total Drug Amounts Marijuana 279.30 gr : 17352.50 gr Methamphetamine (ice) 1,743.30 gr : 8481.93 gr Heroin 0.00 gr : 1.67 gr Cocaine 3 gr : 212.25 gr Ecstasy 82 pills : 90.00 pills Psilocybin Mushrooms 0 gr : 5.40 gr Fentanyl 1 gr : 22.50 gr Fentanyl 0 pills : 524.00 pills LSD 3 du : 15.50 du Prescription pills 31.25 du : 360.25 du A Opiates of which 15.75 du : 18.75 Other: X. Meth Labs Lab 0 : 0 One Pot 0 : 0 Components 0 : 0 Dumpsite 0 : 0 XI. Firearms Seized 2 : 18 XII. Assets Seized Federal $0.00 : $0.00 State $10,060.00 : $18,601.00 Vehicle 0 : 0 XIII. Drug Trafficking Operations Disrupted 2 : 8 XIV. Convictions for the Month 15 du `r