CLAY COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A Texas suspect faces possible kidnapping charges after being arrested in Clay County.
Clay County Sheriff Gerald McClung tells Region 8 News that sheriff's deputies arrested David Acosta on Highway 139 just east of Rector Tuesday night.
McClung says Arkansas State Police were on the lookout for Acosta and a female passenger. According to McClung, the woman texted her family in Indiana that Acosta was holding her against her will.
Acosta is in the Clay County jail for driving on a suspended license.
McClung tells Region 8 News that Acosta does have warrants out of Texas.
Sheriff McClung says it is up to the prosecuting attorney if Acosta will face a kidnapping charge.
The woman was not injured.