On 5/10/2011, Joshua Deery, age 22, of Flippin was arrested for two counts Delivery of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana), a Class C Felony, two counts of Delivery of a Schedule III controlled substance (Hydrocodone), a Class B Felony, and Unlawful Use of a Communication Device, a Class C Felony as Deery used a cell phone to construct narcotics transactions. Deery also faces enhanced penalties as the transactions occurred near a park. Bond for Deery was set at 12,500.00. Deery posted bond and is currently awaiting an appearance in Marion County Circuit Court.
The arrest stems from a joint investigation by the Marion County Sheriff's Department and Flippin Police Department.