Two Region 8 men arrested after stealing a bucket of chicken

Curtis Malone (Source: White County Detention Center)
Curtis Malone (Source: White County Detention Center)
Jerry Hemmert (Source: White County Detention Center)
Jerry Hemmert (Source: White County Detention Center)

SEARCY, AR (KAIT) – Region 8 police plucked up two menWednesday after they reportedly stole a bucket of chicken from a local store.

Searcy police were called to Walmart around noon Wednesdayconcerning two men leaving the store with a bucket of chicken, an electricrazor and four 2-way radios without paying. The men ran once the officersarrived, according to Chief Jeremy Clark.

Jerry Hemmert, 24, of Searcy was caught near Highway 67 offRace Street. Curtis Malone,26, of Searcy was found buried under trash bags inthe Dollar Tree dumpster.

The men were taken to the White County Detention Center andcharged with fleeing.  Their bond was set at $475 each. Hemmert was alsoserved with a failure to appear warrant. Theft of property charges are pendingon both men.

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