CARLISLE, Ark. (KTHV) – Two people were arrested Tuesday night when a stranded driver fled from police.
According to the Lonoke County Sheriff’s Office, 25-year-old Carlton Cole, of Tichnor, and 25-year-old Brandy Dismuke, of Lonoke, were arrested around 5:30. A deputy had approached the two to check on them and their stranded vehicle; Lt. James Kulesa said Cole the fled from the deputy, across a field, and into a wooded area.
Kulesa told THV11 that Cole was found to have outstanding arrest warrants from the City of Carlisle, Beebe, and a felony arrest warrant from Ashley County in addition to an outstanding arrest warrant for probation violation. He was found with the help of a tracking bloodhound.
Cole was taken into custody for the outstanding warrants and for fleeing, two counts of resisting arrest, and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. Dismuke was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia.