The arrest of Joseph Bell comes after a months long investigation. Police said Bell, 26, had been distributing various narcotics in the area, including selling psilocybin mushrooms to an undercover police informant twice from his home at 1708 W Arrowhead in Fayetteville.
On New Year's Day, police searched Bell's home where they say they found:
- 1,113.1 grams of marijuana
- 132.1 grams of psilocybin mushrooms
- 10 “Sweet Breath” containers with varying amounts of liquid LSD
- 9 sugar cubes with LSD
- 3 blotter paper doses of LSD
- 1.3 grams of powder MDMA
- 1 ecstasy pill
- 10 ¾ clonazepam/alprazolam pills
- $2,646 cash
Bell was arrested and charged with several drug counts including possession controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.
The investigation was conducted by the Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force which includes investigators from Fayetteville, Springdale, Prairie Grove, Lincoln, Farmington, West Fork, Greenland, Johnson, Elm Springs, Elkins Police Departments, the City of Goshen, and the Washington and Madison County Sheriff’s Office.