Bee Branch man arrested drug and gun charges.
From the desk of Sheriff Scott Bradley
On June 6th, 2017, Deputies from the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office while attempting to serve a Domestic Violence warrant for Failure to Pay Fines and Failure to Appear on 30 year old Joshua Perry at his residence in Bee Branch, found marijuana growing on his property. Deputies contacted Van Buren County CID and the 20th Judicial District Drug Crime Task Force for assistance. Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office CID and Agents from the 20th Judicial District Drug Crime Task Force obtained a search warrant for Perry’s residence. During the search illegal drug paraphernalia and firearms in the residence. A criminal check of Perry found him to be a convicted felon. Perry was arrested and is being charged with felony Possession of firearms by Certain Persons, felony Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and misdemeanor Manufacturing of Schedule V Drugs (marijuana). Perry is currently incarcerated at the Van Buren County Detention Center awaiting a first appearance.