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Drugs, guns found in apartment near NLR school

By Gavin Lesnick

This article was published February 13, 2013 at 7:32 a.m.


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— Police arrested a man Tuesday night after searching his apartment near a North Little Rock school and finding drugs and guns, according to a report.

North Little Rock police say Blas Hernandez, 37, is facing preliminary charges of possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, simultaneous possession of drugs and guns, maintaining a drug premise in a drug-free zone and theft by receiving. He's due for an initial court appearance later Wednesday morning.

According to a report, investigators obtained a warrant and then searched Hernandez's apartment in the 2600 block of West 58th Street, which sits less than a quarter-mile from Amboy Elementary School.

Police say they found about a half pound of methamphetamine, a digital scale, plastic baggies, nearly $3,700 in cash and two handguns, including one that had been reported stolen out of Pulaski County.

Hernandez, who was arrested shortly before 8 p.m., is a felon and is not a legal U.S. citizen, the report states.

He is being held in the Pulaski County jail without bail pending the initial appearance in North Little Rock District Court.

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Jackabbott says... February 13, 2013 at 8 a.m.

Guess he will not be eligible for Medicad and amnesty? Or mabye not?

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NONSHEEPLE says... February 13, 2013 at 8:01 a.m.

"Hernandez, who was arrested shortly before 8 p.m., is a felon and is not a legal U.S. citizen, the report states"
So he's already been convicted of felonies in the past, isn't even a US citizen and STILL gets to stay in our country? He should have been deported after his last conviction. Good thing there was a law against haveing drugs and guns around schools... Look how this guy followed those laws..

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JIMBOB47 says... February 13, 2013 at 8:14 a.m.

Good thing they didn't tell us what the previous 'felony' was. I'm sure we'd all be trying to find out what JUDGE didn't apply the law appropriately... Any suggestions?

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RoyDaMercer says... February 13, 2013 at 8:22 a.m.

Don't worry if we had a list of people with guns I am sure he would have been on it. Isn't that right?

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