Officers from both the Walnut Ridge Police Department and the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office made a joint arrest on Thursday of Markus David Ellison of Walnut Ridge charging him with Possession Of A Controlled Substance with intent to deliver.


The arrest was made with the assistance of the Arkansas Department of Probation and Parole. Tips from a concerned citizen led to a search of Markus David Ellison’s residence which officers discovered 4 ounces of Marijuana.


Markus David Ellison was booked into the Lawrence County Jail, a bond hearing has yet to be set. For more information on the Walnut Ridge Police Department, visit For more information on the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, visit their site at .