Jonesboro police continue shooting investigation, woman at scene arrested on weapons, drug charges

Jonesboro police continue shooting investigation, woman at scene arrested on weapons, drug charges

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Jonesboro police are continuing to investigate a Tuesday night shooting that sent a man to the hospital.

The incident happened around 9:15 p.m. in the 500-block of Second Street, according to the initial report.

Man injured in North Jonesboro shooting

When Officer Kara Austin arrived, she found 26-year-old Larroquette Talley of Osceola laying in the yard of a home in the 100-block of West Allen with a gunshot wound to his left foot.

According to the report, Talley also suffered a gunshot wound to his lower back.

The report stated an argument preceded the shooting but provided no other details. Police neither identified nor provided a description of the alleged shooter.

However, officers did arrest a woman at the scene, 28-year-old Cindy Pacheco of Jonesboro, on suspicion of simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms, possession of meth or cocaine greater than 10 grams but less than 200 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia and theft by receiving-firearm less than $2,500.

Cindy Pacheco, 28, Jonesboro Possession of a Schedule I/II not meth or cocaine with the purpose to deliver (4/27)
Cindy Pacheco, 28, Jonesboro Possession of a Schedule I/II not meth or cocaine with the purpose to deliver (4/27) (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

According to a probable cause affidavit, officers saw Pacheco, who owned the home, at the scene in the street.

“The homeowner (Pacheco) arrived at the location and did not want officers in the residence but that they had cleared the residence for anyone injured and noted that there was a shell casing inside the residence,” the affidavit from Jonesboro police noted.

Pacheco told police that no one should have been at the home when the shooting happened, but police believed she would not providing correct information, according to the affidavit.

“They explained to her that something had happened at the residence and she was not forthcoming with any information. They, then, compiled a search warrant for the property and the home due to the crime scene and then items seen in plain sight inside the residence,” the affidavit noted.

The search warrant uncovered nearly 100 grams of meth and drug paraphernalia in the house and a SCCY 9 mm teal pistol inside a Hello Kitty backpack, police said.

A $150,000 bond was set for Pacheco, who will be arraigned May 27 in circuit court.

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