Around 5:30 pm on Saturday evening the Walnut Ridge Police Department made a traffic stop leading to the discovery of a stolen motorcycle.

One male and one female were detained by officers as an investigation was conducted, Officer were out with the vehicle on SW 5th Street when it was discovered the vehicle was stolen out of Trumann Arkansas. The motorcycle had a tag that did not match and had recently been repainted.

Wendell Steele, age 30 was arrested in connecting with the incident and charged with Theft By Receiving, Steele was taken to the Lawrence County Jal to await a bond hearing.

Ray J’s Wrecker Service was called to remove the motorcycle.

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