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20 year old suspected of stealing car, possessing cocaine

Joshua K. Arnett (Photo courtesy Carter County Sheriff's Dept.) Joshua K. Arnett (Photo courtesy Carter County Sheriff's Dept.)

By Christy Hendricks - email

CARTER COUNTY, MO (KFVS ) - Police arrested a 20-year-old South Carolina man suspected of stealing a car in South Carolina and possessing cocaine and Vicodin.

According to Carter County Sheriff Tommy Adams, a seargent stopped Joshua K. Arnett as he was driving a 2001 Mazda Protege on Hwy. 60 on Tuesday.

The sheriff says Arnett was in Carter County to visit his mother.

The officer found an unmarked pill bottle pushed down in a shoe in the back seat of the car.  The bottle contained a baggy with a cocaine powder and three Vicodin tablets.

Arnett faces first degree (Class C Felony) and possession of a controlled substance (Class C Felony) charges.

His bond has been set at $25,000.

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