Wanted man caught by authorities, sheriff says

Wanted man caught by authorities, sheriff says

STONE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - A man wanted in Stone County for felony theft, evading arrest and for being a parole absconder is now behind bars, Stone County Sheriff Lance Bonds said Wednesday.

Authorities had been looking for Phillip Callahan, who was found around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday after a search near Pleasant Grove.

Bonds said area residents, as well as the Department of Correction North Central Unit K-9 team, tracked Callahan in the woods near Highway 14 and a nearby chicken farm. Callahan was found and arrested.

Callahan was being held Wednesday in the Stone County jail, awaiting a parole hearing and is facing new charges.

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