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One arrested in Friday morning SWAT, narcotics raid

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Another search warrant executed by the Conway Police Department’s Special Weapons and Tactics Team, along with Narcotics Division, has resulted in the arrest of one Conway man, a department spokesperson said.

La Tresha Woodruff said LeMarcus Ester, 28, is in custody as result of a search warrant executed Friday morning at 424 S. Davis St.

According to court documents, Ester is charged with maintaining a drug premises, a class B felony, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deal, a class C felony, and possession of drug paraphernalia, a class D felony.

Ester is scheduled for arraignment at 9 a.m. Feb. 24 in Faulkner County Circuit Court. Ester’s first appearance was held Friday afternoon. According to the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office website, Ester is being held in lieu of a $15,000 bond.

Police said approximately five ounces of marijuana, digital scales, baggies and paraphernalia was found in the residence.

SWAT and narcotics also executed a search warrant Thursday afternoon at 417 Helen St. Police said at least one person, whose name has not been released, was arrested as result of the raid.

As of Friday afternoon, Woodruff said no new information could be released. Police did not indicate if the two search warrants were related.

(Staff writer Lee Hogan can be reached by email at lee.hogan@thecabin.net or by phone at 505-1246. Follow Lee Hogan on Twitter at twitter.com/LCD_LeeHogan.)

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