On Wednesday August 30th Walnut Ridge Police arrested Billy Wayne Taylor on a Parole Absconder warrant.

Taylor now faces additional charges including Possession Of Meth, Possession Of Controlled Substance, Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia and Absconding, all felony counts.

Taylor was taken to the Lawrence County Detention Center for booking, his current parole status is listed as “revoked”.

Taylor has an extensive criminal background with past charges including drugs, theft of property, contempt of court, endangering the welfare of a minor, possession/manufacture of control substance and numerous parole/probation violations.