Man Arrested in Caruthersville After Police Discover Methanphedimine

A man was arrested after his girl friend told them he assaulted her in Caruthersville. The incident happened on Thursday when a woman walked into the police department claiming to have been assaulted on Laurant St. Police questioned the man at his residence. While officers investigated, they said they saw in plain view a clear bag with a crystal like substance inside Officers said they field tested the substance and it tested positive for methamphetamine. The man was taken into custody and held for 24 hours pending formal charges of for domestic assault and possession of a controlled substance.

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