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Arkansas Times: Glasgow search proves fruitless, expensive

Arkansas Times: Glasgow search proves fruitless, expensive

From original post by Max Brantley:

Officers with the Little Rock Police Department spent several days in late January guarding a windswept soybean field near England where Faulkner County Jail inmate Jon Brawner said the body of missing construction executive John Glasgow was buried, only to have ground penetrating radar brought in by the Arkansas Archeological Survey on January 26 turn up nothing but some ancient Native American sites and a little farming debris.

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Deputies recover firearms suspected to be stolen

Deputies recover firearms suspected to be stolen

LONOKE, Ark. (KTHV) – Two men were arrested Tuesday for being in possession of illegal weapons, according to the Lonoke County Sheriff’s Department.

Authorities say James Stanley Burke, 36, and Steven Lynn Weatherly, 39, were pulled over during a traffic stop. According to the report, when the sheriff realized one of the men had an outstanding warrant, Burke fled into the woods.

Burke was later found by a police K-9 and arrested. Weatherly was arrested at the scene for the outstanding warrant.

Investigators say they later found a shotgun, two rifles and a handgun. The serial number of the handgun had been removed. Deputies believe the firearms to be stolen.

Burke was charged with possession of a defaced firearm and fleeing. Weatherly was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.

(Source: Lonoke County Sheriff’s Department)

Stolen truck and camper recovered

Stolen truck and camper recovered

Monday around 4:30 pm, sheriff's deputies went to a residence on Highway 31 North in Lonoke after receiving information pertaining to a stolen truck and camper.

Further investigation led to the recovery of a 2001 Ford F250 and a 2007 Dutchman Victory Lane fifth-wheel camper.  The truck and camper had been reported stolen from Las Vegas, Nevada on Sept. 8.

How the truck and camper ended up in Lonoke County is under investigation.  The truck and camper were impounded.   

Update: Murder suspect had been in prison twice before

Update: Murder suspect had been in prison twice before

CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) -- Monday we told you about James Michael Davis, a suspect who allegedly stabbed two people to death in Lonoke County while on parole.

Today's THV has learned Davis has been in prison at least two times before. The first time was in 2007 for drug charges. The second was in 2008 for aggravated assault, possession of a firearm, theft and writing hot checks.

He was released from prison last September, only to be arrested for the murders of David Linnon Smith and Tracey Lynn Mills shortly before Christmas.

At this time he is being held in the Lonoke County jail without bond.

Kendall caught by Sheriff's Dept.

Kendall caught by Sheriff's Dept.

CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) -- Authorities say they've finally caught Lonoke County's most wanted.

Jason Lee Kendall was found by investigators Tuesday afternoon at a home on Highway 139. According to the report, he was taken in without incident.

You may recall Kendall was wanted for aggravated assault and second-degree battery for allegedly beating an elderly man with a baseball bat. He is in the Lonoke County Detention Facility as of this writing.

(Source: Lonoke County Sheriff's Department)

Lonoke County's most wanted

Lonoke County's most wanted

CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) -- Authorities are searching for Jason Lee Kendall, 31, for aggravated assault and second-degree battery.

According to to the Lonoke County Sheriff's Office, Kendall allegedly beat an elderly man with a baseball bat at service station back in October.

Kendall is described as being 5'11" and weighing 240 lbs. with brown hair and hazel eyes. He reportedly goes by the nickname "Country Boy."

Anyone with information on Kendall's whereabouts is asked to call the Lonoke County Sheriff's Office at 501-676-3000 or their local law enforcement agency.

Stolen car recovered

Stolen car recovered

SCOTT, Ark. (KTHV) -- Lonoke County officials recovered a 1986 Chevrolet El Camino that had been reported stolen back in March.

Deputies spotted the car sitting in a lot and discovered the VIN had been tampered with. They made contact with a man who said he'd purchased the car from another man from Little Rock.

Officials contacted the car's rightful owner, who said his uncle had bought the car for him. He said it was stolen earlier this year.

According to investigators, the car had been repainted. At this time, the man deputies initially contacted is not considered a suspect.

The car is set to be delivered to the owner.

(Source: Lonoke County Sheriff's Office)