Names released in reported kidnapping in Monette - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Names released in reported kidnapping in Monette

Joseph Michael Lambert (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) Joseph Michael Lambert (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
Zachary Edward Stevenson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) Zachary Edward Stevenson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
Andy Dewayne Coleman (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) Andy Dewayne Coleman (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
MONETTE, AR (KAIT) -

The Monette Police Department is investigating a reported kidnapping that followed a fight.

According to Police Chief Brian Carmichael, the incident started after a fight around 11:20 a.m. Tuesday on the 400-block of Texie Avenue.

Carmichael said the victim ran out of the house but was chased by three suspects, who got into a vehicle to go after him.

The suspects were later identified as Andy Coleman, Zachary Stevenson, and Joseph Lambert.

The victim ran through several yards before they eventually caught up to him and put him in the car.

Chief Carmichael said they drove out of the county but stopped the vehicle to fight again.

The victim was able to escape and run into a field. He was transported by an ambulance to St. Bernards in Jonesboro for minor injuries after calling the police.

According to Carmichael, the three suspects are in the Craighead County Detention Center.

The suspects have not yet been formally charged.

Chief Carmichael said he'll release more information in the coming days.

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