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Lonoke Co. investigators search for Most Wanted man

Lonoke Co. investigators search for Most Wanted man

CABOT, Ark. (KTHV) – Lonoke County officials are searching for Shannon Kenneth Morton, described as a 6-foot-tall, 190-pound white male with blue eyes and brown hair.

According to the Lonoke County Sheriff’s Office, Morton has outstanding arrest warrants from Cabot, Carlisle, and Heber Springs. Morton allegedly fled from a State Trooper on Highway 321 and ran into the woods. Officials searched the area, but did not find him.

Anyone knowing Morton’s whereabouts is asked to call the Lonoke County Sheriff’s Office (501) 676-3000 or their local law enforcement agency.

Stolen truck recovered

Stolen truck recovered

Late last week the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a stolen 2008 Ford F-150 from a residence located on Henson Lane in Scott. Wednesday investigators received a tip regarding the stolen vehicle.  The stolen truck was found at an apartment complex located on Sixth Street in North Little Rock. A subject, who is currently incarcerated on non-related charges, has been identified and an arrest warrant in regards to the stolen truck is pending                                                                                  &nb

2 arrested in meth bust

2 arrested in meth bust

LONOKE CO., Ark. (KTHV) -- Lonoke County investigators arrested 39-year-old Geanna Smith Hammond of North Little Rock and 41-year-old Shawn Alan Taylor of Jacksonville Tuesday after a narcotics operation.

Authorities say both subjects were arrested during the course of delivering methamphetamine.  According to the report, the two were in possession of about two-and-a-half grams of meth, along with drug paraphernalia.

Hammond and Taylor were transported to the Detention Facility, where Hammond was found to have another half-gram of methamphetamine concealed on her person.

The pair was arrested for possession of a controlled substance and intent to deliver. Taylor was also driving on a suspended license, according to the Lonoke Sheriff’s Department. Both are being held at the Lonoke County Detention Facility. 

(Source: Lonoke County Sheriff’s Office)

2 arrested in connection with stolen firearms

2 arrested in connection with stolen firearms

LONOKE, Ark.

Jacksonville man arrested for meth, firearms

Jacksonville man arrested for meth, firearms

 

LONOKE COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) -- On the Monday around 1:30 pm, Lonoke County Sheriff's officials observed a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot located at Highway #38 and Dogwood Lane. Further investigation led to the locating and seizing of an estimated gram of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, and a 45 automatic.

The driver was identified as 24 year old Corey Wade Owens of Jacksonville.  Owens was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of firearms, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving with a suspended license, and having a fictitious license plate.

Owens also had an outstanding arrest warrant from the Ward Police Department for Failure to appear.

Source: Lonoke Co. Sheriff's Dept.

Carlisle man arrested for failure to register as sex offender

Carlisle man arrested for failure to register as sex offender

 

LONOKE CO., Ark. (KTHV) Tuesday around 10 am, Deputy Steve Morgan arrested 38 year old Thomas Glen Ballard, believed to be from Carlisle.

Deputy Morgan located Ballard at the Lonoke County Circuit Court when he showed up for another unrelated offense.  Ballard was arrested for a felony warrant from Lonoke County for the offense of; Failure to comply with sex offender registration.  Ballard also had a felony warrant from Prairie County for the same offense.

Ballard was taken to the Lonoke County Detention Facility with no bond. 

Trailer, 4-wheeler stolen 2 years ago recovered

Trailer, 4-wheeler stolen 2 years ago recovered

 

On Sept. 9, around 3 pm, sheriff's deputies went to a business located on Rockwood Road in Cabot after receiving a “tip” concerning a stolen 4 wheeler.  Further investigation resulted in the recovery of a 2001 Yamaha Grizzly 4x4 four-wheeler which had been reported stolen in North Little Rock on the Sept. 21, 2009.  Also located was a 16’ Wells Cargo utility trailer in which the vin number had been altered.  Both the 4 wheeler and trailer were impounded.  Further investigation is being conducted to identify the individuals who sold the items to the business.