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WALNUT RIDGE, AR (KAIT) - Acting on a tip from Randolph County authorities, Walnut Ridge Police Department arrests fugitive James Cannon and busts a small meth lab, all in one home.

Police report meeting at 300 Ridgecrest Road in Walnut Ridge to search for the fugitive, who was believed to be or have been at the residence. When they arrived, they say they received consent to search the premises.

Cannon was located in the search, hiding in a shower according to police.

However, police say they found a 1 pot meth lab, more commonly known as the shake-and-bake meth lab.

Donald Klausen was arrested and charged with manufacturing meth, possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to manufacture and to use and hindering apprehension. Also at the residence were Gina Cagle and Jamie Hall, said police. Cagle was arrested and charged with hindering apprehension and possession of drug paraphernalia with intent to use. Hall faces hindering apprehension charges.

Hoxie Police assisted Walnut Ridge authorities in the arrests.

Police had been searching for James Cannon, who was wanted on first degree battery charges.

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