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Sheriff's Office cracks down on stolen vehicles

Sheriff's Office cracks down on stolen vehicles

The Lonoke County Sheriff’s Office has been cracking down when it comes to stolen vehicles.  As of this date, around 20 vehicles which had been entered as stolen have been recovered.  For example in April 2011 a 1978 Ford F-150 was recovered in Alport.  The vehicle was stolen from Conway in September 1995.

On the August31, wau 2011 a 1979 Ford F-150 was recovered at a residence on Highway #13 South.  The vehicle was reported stolen from Kentucky in February 1991.  A 12’ cargo trailer was also seized.  Further investigation is being conducted to determine where it originated from.  Last year in the State of Arkansas there were an estimated 6,500 vehicles reported stolen.  A deputy has attended and completed advanced formal training in the area of vehicle identification which includes identifying altered or tampered vehicle identification numbers.

Anyone purchasing a used vehicle should inspect the identification number

Lonoke Co. Sheriff's Dept. catches most wanted suspect

Lonoke Co. Sheriff's Dept. catches most wanted suspect

On the  August, 31 2011, around 9:00pm, Lt. James Kulesa received a “tip” on the location of 29 year old Richard John Pogue who was listed as Lonoke County’s Most Wanted. Contact was made with the North Little Rock Police Department who responded to a hotel in North Little Rock where Pogue was taken into custody.

Pogue was transported to the Lonoke County Detention Facility.  He was wanted for the offenses of; Felony theft of property and an arrest warrant from the Arkansas Parole Board.  A warrant was obtained for Pogue in regards to copper thefts in the south part of the county.  

Lions Club hosts charity golf tourney

Lions Club hosts charity golf tourney

A day at the Golf Course can help buy a pair of eyeglasses for a local child or a much needed glaucoma surgery for an indigent adult.  You can make a difference!

The Cabot Lions Club will host their Annual "Charity" Golf Tournament on Monday, September 12 with a “Shot Gun Start” at 1 pm.  The 4-Person Scramble will be held at Cabot’s Rolling Hills Country Club (located on Mount Carmel Road). 

ENTRY FORMS can be obtained via e-mail at cabotlions@yahoo.com or by calling 501-920-2122.  Entry Fees are $100 per Person / $400 per Team, which includes your greens fees, cart, two free mulligans and many door prize opportunities.  Additionally, your entry fee includes a Steak & Baked-Potato Dinner, which will be served immediately following tournament play.

Opportunities are now available for sponsors!  We will also accept any item that y

Police report: 3 arrested for car break-ins

Police report: 3 arrested for car break-ins

On 07-23-2011 at approximately 11:23 pm, Cabot Police Department received a call to respond to the Shiloh Subdivision in reference to some car break-ins.  Upon officers arrival, they spoke to a victim/witness that provided a vehicle description (Buick LeSabre).  The victim provided a serial number off of an ipod that they reported stolen. 

Officers later located a car stopped on the side of the road in West Oaks Subdivision.  Upon a closer check of the vehicle, it was discovered that it matched the description given by the victim/witness.  Officer’s made contact with the occupants of the vehicle.  They were identified as Randi Passmore ( W/F DOB:06-05-1982 of Lonoke), Lance Jarrell (W/M DOB: 04-23-1993 of Cabot) and a 17 year old W/M from Jacksonville.  Officers requested and was granted a consent to search on the vehicle. 

Officers found an ipod in the vehicle and confirmed that the serial number matched the one reported stole

Pogue wanted by investigators for larceny

Pogue wanted by investigators for larceny

Lonoke County Sheriff’s Office are requesting assistance in locating 39-year-old Richard John Pogue.

Pogue is wanted for felony warrants for larceny and theft of property.  Pogue also has an outstanding warrant from the Arkansas Parole Board.  Pogue is described as, white male, 5’11, 250lbs, blue eyes, brown hair.  Pogue is known to frequent the England area. 

Anyone knowing his whereabouts is asked to contact the Lonoke County Sheriff’s Office at (501) 676-3000 or (501) 843-2611 or their local law enforcement agency.

Level 4 sex offender arrested for living near school

Level 4 sex offender arrested for living near school

CABOT, Ark. -- The Sheriff’s Office received a report Thursday of a level 4 sex offender living near the Magness Creek School located on Highway 5.

Investigation revealed that Sean David Duffy, 41, was living within the 2,000-foot limit of the school. Duffy was arrested and taken to the Lonoke County Detention Facility.

Austin woman arrested for meth, marijuana

Austin woman arrested for meth, marijuana

LONOKE CO., Ark. -- According to authorities, an employee of a service station located on Highway 31 was involved in drug activity.  Lonoke County officials seized a small amount of marijuana, methamphetamine and items of drug paraphernalia.

Tonya Dennise Price, 47, of Austin was arrested two counts of possession of a controlled substance.  Price was taken to the Lonoke County Detention Facility.