Jonesboro man accused of Lawrence Co. break-ins

Jonesboro man accused of Lawrence Co. break-ins

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A Jonesboro man is facing charges in connection to several break-ins in Lawrence County.

Christopher Johnston, 37, was arrested during the investigation of several break-ins in the areas of Smithville, Annieville and Imboden on Oct. 20, according to Lawrence County Sheriff's Detective Jamie White.

White said investigators acted on information from the Jonesboro Police Department and obtained a warrant for Johnston's arrest earlier this week.

Johnston was arrested on Monday and is in the Craighead County Jail on charges including parole violation and possession of firearms by certain persons.

He is expected to be transferred to Lawrence County to face formal charges of residential burglary and theft of property, according to White.

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