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Cabot couple arrested

According to information from the Lonoke County Sheriff’s Office, a report of suspected child abuse led deputies to the arrests of a Cabot couple.

Napoleon Teixeira, 28, and his wife, Shayla Teixeira, 24, both of Cabot, appeared in Lonoke County Circuit Court on May 17, when bond on each was set.

Napoleon Teixeira, a level 2 sex offender, was arrested on suspicion of three counts of rape.

Shayla Teixeira was arrested on suspicion of two counts of rape, endangering the welfare of a child and two counts permitting abuse of a child.

The arrests came after a report was made, April 25, at the sheriff’s office about possible sexual abuse of two females, ages 3 and 4.

Deputy Steve Morgan investigated the incidents that occurred between September and November 2012.

Bond was set at $250,000 for Napoleon Teixeira, and $25,000 for Shayla Teixeira; each is being held at Lonoke County Detention Facility.

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