FRANKLIN COUNTY — A Benton man is facing drug charges Sunday after Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies along with the West City and Benton Police Departments received a tip regarding drug activity.

Franklin County Sheriff David Bartoni says 50-year-old Randy L. Carter was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of methamphetamine,  unlawful possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, unlawful possession of firearms by a felon and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. He was taken to the Franklin County Jail.