Officers find robbery suspect hiding in a wall

Jason Madrid Jones (Source: Sharp County Jail)
Jason Madrid Jones (Source: Sharp County Jail)

SHARP COUNTY, AR(KAIT) - Sharp County authorities arrest a man after finding him hidden in thewall of a retirement community residence.

According to theSharp County Sheriff's Department, Jason Jones was arrested Wednesday on awarrant for aggravated robbery.  SheriffMark Counts states officers received a tip Jones was at a residence in theOzark Acres community.

Officers foundJones hiding inside of a wall at the residence. While being taken into custody, officers say Jones spit out a piece of aplastic glove containing suspected marijuana.

Sheriff Counts saysthe aggravated robbery charge relates to an incident on December 17, 2012,where the victim told police his truck was stolen from him at gunpoint.

Jason Jones iscurrently in the Sharp County Jail awaiting his next court appearance.

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