Big arrests made in Lonoke County recently
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From Staff reports
A month-long investigation by Cabot Police Department detectives has led to eight arrests, according to a report released June 6 by Sgt. Keith E. Graham, Cabot police public information officer. Five of the arrests were of adults; three were of juveniles.
According to the report, on May 29 Cabot police officers, acting on information developed in a month-long narcotics investigation, served a search warrant at 12 Wedgewood Drive. The investigation was into the delivery of marijuana in Cabot.
While conducting the search, officers detained a number of persons found at the residence for questioning.
Arrested are Robert Youngblood, 20, no address listed; Kaylee Ann French, 20, Cabot; LaSalle Hargrove, 22, no address listed; Jordan M. Marsh, 19, no address listed; James M. Lohnes, 22, Cabot.
The arrests were on suspicion of delivery of a schedule VI controlled substance (two counts)(misdemeanor); possession of a schedule VI controlled substance with purpose to deliver (felony); possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor); delivery of a schedule VI controlled substance (two counts)(misdemeanor); and possession of controlled substance (misdemeanor).
During the search a number of plastic bags containing “green leafy vegetable-like substance” were found, as well as numerous smoking devices, with burnt residue, inside and outside the residence.
Other items included digital scales, grinders, rolling papers, and brass screens.
In unrelated law enforcement actions, the Lonoke County Sheriff’s Office released information on arrests made in an investigation into a series of burglaries near Cabot between April 27 and April 30. Cabot Police Department was “a great assistance in this investigation,” the press release notes.
The arrests in the burglaries were of two 17-year-old males, a 15-year-old female, and a 12-year-old female, as well as three adults.
•Stephen Dewayne Shackleford, 42, on suspicion of breaking and entering, and Compounding, both felonies.
•A warrant was issued for the arrest of Rosemary Shackleford, 42, on suspicion of breaking and entering, and Compounding.
•Stephen John Shackleford, 18, on suspicion of residential burglary and theft of property.
Criminal charges including residential burglary, theft of property, and theft by receiving have been filed with the Lonoke County prosecutor’s juvenile division.
Items of recovered property, including coin collections, jewelry, and firearms, have been returned to owners.
Lt. James Kulesa headed the investigation into four residential burglaries and reports of theft of property in the same community near Cabot.
Sheriff John Staley said in the press release that there could be other arrests concerning property that remains missing.