Walnut Ridge Police Department And Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office Make A Drug Arrest During A Probation Visit

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 www.cityofwalnutridge.com. For more information on the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, visit their site at www.lawrencecountysheriffsoffice.com .