Sheriff Jody Dotson stated that an arrest has been made concerning the rash of break-ins in Lawrence County. Details at this time are sketchy as the investigation continues.
What is being released at this time is a Trumann area suspect has been arrested and admitted to investigators involvement in burglaries in Lawrence, Craighead and Poinsett Counties. Sheriff Dotson said that other counties may be involved as well as other suspects.
Lawrence County Deputies have stepped up their efforts with the large amount of break-ins that occurred over a short period of time, extra patrols were put in place and extra deputies were put on patrol in an effort to catch the person or persons involved.
Sheriff Dotson stated that more details will be released including the identity and formal charges in this case at a later time.
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Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department Ask For Your Help, Homes Being Burglarized During The day
A string of break-ins in Lawrence County has sheriff’s deputies combing the county roads in several areas of the county. Detectives on Tuesday worked 6 cases of residential burglary that occurred on Monday in the areas of Hwy 228, Lawrence 635 and Hwy 91. While investigations into these break-ins were being preformed, reports of two more incidents were reported to county deputies, one on Lawrence 403 and one on Lawrence 511.
Several of these incidents have reported a grey or silver mini-van or small SUV in the area, similar thefts have occurred in Craighead County with a suspect vehicle description matching the one in Lawrence County according to Captain Stan Finely of the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Investigation Division.
Deputies combed the roads in the Sedgwick, Alicia, Clover Bend and Portia areas on Tuesday, checking abandoned buildings, farm shops and residences looking for the suspect vehicle. The break-ins in the county have been between the hours of 8 am. and 5 pm. mostly on rural county roads, jewelry and 2 guns have been reported stolen.
Captain Finely stated that patrol efforts were going to be increased, extra deputies are being called in to assist in the investigation and patrols of the rural areas.
The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office ask residents to be on the look out for suspicious vehicles in their areas and urge residents to call in or email tips to Sheriff’s Office.
If you have information on the recent home burglaries or any other crime, you are urged to contact the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office at 870-886-2525 or email your information to .
For more information on the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office visit their site at .