Texarkana, AR: On the 9th day of November 2021, members of the Bi-State 8th South District Drug Task Force in partnership with the FBI and Homeland Security conducted a narcotics search warrant in the 2200 block of Pecan Street. The search warrant was in reference to an ongoing investigation which led to the seizure of 1.49 lbs of suspected Methamphetamine, 7.5 grams of suspected cocaine, two assault style rifles and one handgun, approximately $14,000.00 is cash, three vehicles and drug paraphernalia related to the sales and distribution of illicit narcotics.
Ajene Rashodd Cornelius (age 26) was arrested on state warrants, trafficking a controlled substance (Schedule II Methamphetamine) and transported to the Miller County Jail. Federal charges are expected to follow.
Latrace Shenay Cornelius (age 35) was arrested and charged with two counts of possession and use of weapons by a certain person and transported to the Miller County Jail.
The Bi-State 8th South District Drug Task Force, FBI, and Homeland Security continue to investigate illicit narcotic activity within the city of Texarkana Arkansas. Because of our great working relationships with our federal partners, the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department continues to fight the war on drugs to make Texarkana Arkansas a safe place to live, work, and raise a family.