Sheriff Jody Dotson announced today the capture and arrest of one of the Lawrence County Most Wanted. Tips and phone calls received placed Joshua Carson in the Hoxie area.
Joshua Carson was wanted for Revocation of Probation for possession of Meth, Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia. Officers from the Hoxie Police Department, Walnut Ridge Police Department and Lawrence County Deputies made several checks of the area in which the suspect was said to be hiding on Thursday.
Hoxie Police Officers made contact with the suspect who was hiding in an attic. The suspect resisted arrest and was sprayed with “pepper spray” in order to subdue him.
Carson was escorted to the Lawrence County Jail to face his charges. Sheriff Dotson extends a “Thank You” to both Hoxie and Walnut Ridge Police Departments for their assistance in the capture of Carson.
For more information on the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, visit their site at .