Assistant Police Chief Arrested in Crittenden County

JUNE 16, 2006 - Posted at 2:03 p.m. CST

EARLE, AR - Earle's assistant police chief and another city worker have been arrested on felony theft charges for allegedly stealing outdoor electrical equipment and other property from a mobile home.

Assistant Chief Eddie Murry and city employee Leroy Lawrence are accused of using a city truck while on duty to take property from the residence in Earle.

The two were arrested Thursday and released on bond.

(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)