Two arrest were made this week following the execution of a search warrant by the Uniformed Patrol Division (D Shift) of the Polk County Police Department at a home on  8 Grove Street in Aragon.

Reports said that patrol officers with D Shift had been conducting an in depth criminal investigation into drug activity at the residence after several calls at the residence pertaining to the use of illegal drugs.

Patrol Officers had also conducted a traffic stop on October 27, 2021 in which a female was arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine. As a result of that investigation, it was determined that the narcotics were purchased at 8 Grove Street.

After conducting the search warrant on the residence, several illegal items were located. Our officers discovered cut straws with powder residue, several glass pipes with residue, multiple loaded syringes, and several suspected bags of Methamphetamine and Heroin. A Firearm was also seized from the residence.

Polk County Animal Control was also contacted due to several dogs being in the residence living in unsanitary and ventilation conditions.

As a result of the investigation, $8,781.00 was seized from the residence.

Arrested were Silas Locklear, 70 of Aragon, and Ginger Francis Locklear, 36 of Aragon.

Ginger is charged with possession of meth, possession of drug related objects and three counts probation violation.

Silas is charged with possession of meth, possession of heroin, cruelty to animals , possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, possession of drug related objects and obstruction.

“The Polk County Police Department is dedicated to combating the drug problem in our community through proactive policing, interagency cooperation, and fluent investigations.”