Pocahontas Police reached out to the public after receiving numerous theft reports on the morning of January 7th.

According to reports from both the Pocahontas Police and Pocahontas Mayor’s Office, the suspect was wanted for questioning concerning at least 6 vehicle break-ins and a home invasion.

The suspect was described as a Marshallese male, late teens to earlier 20’s. The break-ins were reported in the area’s of Randolph Street, Barthel Street, Martin Street and Dana Street but could include other areas. The suspect was also reported to be caught on camera at the Harp’s.

At 2:30 pm officials released information concerning a coat and hat that was believed to be that of the suspect’s and released photo’s.

At 6pm on Saturday evening, officials again updated the information stating that the suspect had been arrested in the incidents.

Formal charges and suspect has not been released at this time.

We will continue to update as information is released.