Man arrested for aggravated assault and multiple gun charges after two separate chases

Man arrested for aggravated assault and multiple gun charges after two separate chases
Keland Perry arrested for aggravated assault and multiple gun charges after two separate chases (Source: Marked Tree Police)

MARKED TREE, Ark. (KAIT) - Marked Tree Police had to chase an aggravated assault suspect two separate times before he was finally caught and arrested.

According to a post on the Marked Tree Police Facebook page, Keland Perry was wanted for aggravated assault, felony theft, and a host of other charges.

On Sunday police were trying to catch Perry, when he sped away in a car. During that pursuit, Perry jumped from the car and started running from officers.

Police say Perry was finally caught after a lengthy search.

Police say Perry was caught with two loaded firearms, an AK-47 pistol, and a Glock 40 pistol.

Perry also had drugs and paraphernalia on him at the time of the arrest.

Sunday afternoon officers apprehended Keland Perry. Mr. Perry who was wanted on Felony Theft Charges allegedly assaulted...

Posted by Marked Tree Police Department on Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Perry is charged with 2-counts of felony fleeing, theft of property, 2-counts of possession of a schedule 4 controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, simultaneous possession drugs and firearm, aggravated assault, furnishing prohibited articles into a jail facility, reckless driving, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

A judge set Perry’s bond at $200,000.

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