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Bear hug leads to meth arrest


An alleged property dispute led to the arrest of a woman for reportedly bear hugging the victim and slamming her to the ground as well as drug charges.

Kimberly Michelle Ray, 35, of the 200 block of Pearl Street, was arrested for charges of simple battery and possession of schedule II controlled dangerous substance (methamphetamine).

Minden Police were dispatched to the Pearl Street address around 9 p.m. Saturday, where the victim reportedly told them Ray bear hugged her and slammed her to the ground, Police Chief Steve Cropper said.

“At some point, the victim obtained a red abrasion on the right side of