Lawrence County Deputies received information the Joseph Stewart wanted on multiple charges was hiding at a residence in Brookland Arkansas. Information received stated that Stewart was staying with friends originally from the Walnut Ridge area at the Whitten Creek Apartments.

Lawrence County Deputies alerted the Brookland Police Department and Craighead County Sheriff’s Office. Officers arrived around 9 pm at the apartment complex and made contact with a male occupant. Officers ask if anyone else was in the apartment, the male stated a person named “Joe” was there. Officers then noticed a sliding door open to the balcony, by the time officers reached the balcony Stewart had already jumped off then balcony and escaped. Officers quested the male who stated the suspect became very nervous when the knock came on the door.

Officers also made contact with a former girlfriend who was also staying at the residence, information received from the female stated Stewart was well adapted to the outdoors and able to survive in the woods.

Joseph Stewart was charged by the Brookland Police Department with Fleeing. If you have any information on Joseph Stewart or any of the other “Most Wanted” please contact the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office at 870-886-2525 or .