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Wanted Searcy man behind bars after foot chase

A Region 8 fugitive is behind bars after several police agencies arrested him at a Searcy apartment complex. A Region 8 fugitive is behind bars after several police agencies arrested him at a Searcy apartment complex.

CLEBURNE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A Region 8 fugitive is behind bars after several police agencies arrested him at a Searcy apartment complex.

Investigators from the Cleburne County Sheriff's Office, Deputy United States Marshalls and officers from the Searcy Police Department arrested Joshua Paul Nelson, 24, around 2 a.m. Friday morning.

According to the Cleburne County Sheriff's office, Nelson was taken into custody after police chased him.  He was armed with a .22 caliber handgun when he was arrested.

He is currently being held at the Cleburne County Detention Center on a $30,000 bond.

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