Oklahoma man arrested in northern Ariz. drug case - FOX 10 News | fox10phoenix.com

Oklahoma man arrested in northern Ariz. drug case

Posted: Updated:

HOLBROOK, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say an Oklahoma man is in custody in northern Arizona in a drug case.

Navajo County Sheriff's officials say 69-year-old Jon Brion Harper of Oklahoma City is being held on suspicion of transportation of marijuana and possession of a dangerous drug.

He remains in the Navajo County Jail on $100,000 bond.

Sheriff's officials say Harper was arrested after a Nov. 1 traffic stop on Interstate 40 near Holbrook.

A task force seized about 16 pounds of high-grade marijuana and 8 grams of crystal methamphetamine.

Authorities say the marijuana had an estimated street value of $66,000 and the meth about $800.

Jail officials didn't immediately respond to a call Tuesday about whether Harper has an attorney yet for his case.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow

511 W. Adams St.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: (602) 257-1234
Fax: (602) 262-0177

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices