‘Armed and dangerous’ suspect in manhunt caught

Published: Sep. 23, 2022 at 8:43 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 23, 2022 at 8:55 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A man who multiple police agencies had been searching for after they said he had stolen a firearm has been caught.

At 8:32 p.m., Craighead County Chief Deputy Justin Rolland said a man took off from police when officers tried to stop him for a stolen firearm. Rolland said he wrecked his car east of Monette on Highway 18.

At 8:48 p.m., Rolland said the suspect had been caught in the same area.

Multiple agencies including the Jonesboro Police Department, Brookland Police Department, and Arkansas State Police were involved in the search.