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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. 

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