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JPD officer helps Boston police with arrest

One of Jonesboro's finest is being credited for his actions while on vacation.
One of Jonesboro's finest is being credited for his actions while on vacation.(Jonesboro Police Department)
Published: Sep. 21, 2021 at 8:06 AM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - One of Jonesboro’s finest is being credited for his actions while on vacation.

Sgt. David Stout was on vacation in Boston, Mass., on Sept. 16 when he helped police involved in a “violent roll with a suspect,” according to a social media post by the Jonesboro Police Department.

The 42-year-old suspect was wanted for 7 outstanding warrants, including shoplifting and battery with a dangerous weapon.

Because of Stout’s actions, the fugitive was arrested.

“So proud that one of our own was able to help officers in another state in their time of need,” the JPD stated.

So proud that one of our own was able to help officers in another state in their time of need. 💙👮#bettertogether

Posted by Jonesboro Police Department on Monday, September 20, 2021

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