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Joint operation leads to multiple arrests on drug charges

Joint operation leads to multiple arrests on drug charges

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. (KTHV)  - The Lonoke County Sheriff's Office along with the Jacksonville Police Department and the Cabot Police Department served a search warrant to the residence of 505 South Stagecoach Road in Lonoke County Tuesday, April 21, leading to the discovery of large amounts of illegal narcotics and firearms. 

When officers entered the residence off Stagecoach Road, they found approximately 26 grams of methamphetamine in individual baggies, numerous prescription narcotic pills, drug paraphernalia, seven firearms to include a stolen firearm and $1,387 dollars. 

Suspects that were taken into custody include:

  • Cathy Joe Sneed of Cabot
  • Bonnie Holden of Cabot
  • Randy Holden of Cabot
  • Donald Bredenberg of Jacksonville

Charges made on the suspects include:

A couple taking photos outside homes now suspects of theft

A couple taking photos outside homes now suspects of theft

AUSTIN, Ark. (KTHV) - A couple is wanted for stealing outdoor items in a residential neighborhood off Pershing Street in Austin, Ark. Saturday.

The Austin Police Department received a call about suspicious activity in the Pershing Street neighborhood Saturday. Residents stated that a male and female were driving around in a dark colored Hyundai Santa Fe asking about the homes in the area and taking photographs.

An owner of one the residents off Pershing Street later reported stolen property from outside of their home. 

One of the suspects was described as a white female with long curly dark hair and tattoos. Her accomplice was said to be a bald white man with a goatee.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Austin Police Department at (501) 941-2648.

Mother's Day gadgets for your special someone

Mother's Day gadgets for your special someone

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Believe it or not, Mother's Day is right around the corner, and for some, it will the first of many. That means new tips and gadgets.

Ginger Daril with Verizon stopped by THV11 This Morning to share some high tech ways to help moms take care of their little ones.

To get the full details, click here

Business After Hours at the Innovation Hub

Business After Hours at the Innovation Hub

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - On Thursday, April 16, the North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce will premier Business After Hours from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub off 201 East Broadway.

Workshop promotes responsible interactions with law enforcement

CONWAY, Ark. (UCA) - The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will host a free workshop, titled RESPOND-I-BILITY, that will address ways individuals should respond when encountering law enforcement officers.

The workshop will be held in the UCA Student Center, Room 213, from 5:00 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 9. The public is invited to this free workshop.

Author and historian Edmond Davis will facilitate RESPOND-I-BILITY. The vision of RESPOND-I-BILITY is to raise awareness and show how each citizen (“I”) has the ability to respond responsibly when engaging with all officers of the law. The presentation is designed to address cultural and social etiquette skills for all Americans when encountering officers of the law.

State troopers seize record quantity of methamphetamine

State troopers seize record quantity of methamphetamine

Arkansas State Troopers have seized a record amount of methamphetamine during an arrest along Interstate 40 earlier this week. Troopers discovered 276 pounds of methamphetamine valued at an estimated $10-million dollars (retail/street value) inside the cargo trailer of a commercial carrier truck stopped along Interstate 40.

The seizure from the cross-country shipment is believed to be the largest single seizure of methamphetamine in Arkansas law enforcement history.

State Police on Monday afternoon (March 30th) patrolling Lonoke County in the area of Kerr Road and Interstate 40 (eastbound) noticed a tractor-trailer parked on the shoulder of the highway. A trooper approached the truck to check the driver's wellbeing.

Austin officer receives recognition

Austin officer receives recognition

AUSTIN, Ark. (KTHV) -  Officer Kyle Matthews was recognized for his 20 years of service with the Austin Police Department Monday. 

Chief James Kulesa with Austin police awared Matthews with a plaque of recognition. 

The mayor, Bernie Chamberlain, and members of the City Council were present. 

Chief Jim Kulesa stated, "His actions reflect his commitment to serving others."

Officer Matthews served the department as a part-time officer in addition to having full time employment.