2 arrested in connection with stolen firearms | Crime
LONOKE, Ark. (KTHV) -- Monday around 5 pm, the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a residential burglary at a residence located on Highway 15 North, Lonoke, Arkansas. During the course of the burglary, numerous firearms were taken as well as other property.
Tuesday morning, investigators received a “tip” concerning the burglary and stolen firearms. Investigators launched an operation which led to a traffic stop and the recovery of three of the stolen firearms. Further investigation led to a search warrant for a residence located on Milner Road in Lonoke. Located and recovered from the residence were thirteen more firearms which had been taken from the burglary. Arrested in connection with the stolen firearms were Timothy Wilson, 18, and a 16-year-old black male, both from Lonoke. A third arrest is pending.
Investigators are still working at locating and recovering three more firearms, a computer and other property. Wilson and the juvenile are being held at the Lonoke County Detention Facility for burglary and theft of property.