Released Monday, Arrested Wednesday, 4 am for Attempted Auto Theft, $250,000 Bond SetAugust 23rd, 2012 by Joe Burgess
Brent Bowden was released on his own recognizance, Monday morning, after the Arkansas Parole Dept. didn’t place him on a parole hold, after his Saturday arrest for 4 Bowser Road area charges of Breaking or Entering vehicles, where he stole money, a car stereo, and other items.
Wednesday morning, around 2:30, officer Ricky Fleming was on patrol, when he saw a white male subject sitting in a vehicle at Dickersons Auto Sales. As the officer pulled around the suspect fled on foot. Officer went to the vehicle where suspect was sitting in, and found several keys belonging to vehicles at Dickerson Auto.
Officers then found the business had been broken into and contacted the owner and Criminal Investigator Greg Johnson. After officers and the owners left the scene, the suspect came back at approximately 4:00 a.m.
Officers again found the suspect back in the carlot trying to steal a pickup truck. Fleming pulled in the lot along with officer Troy Harper. The suspect jumped into a pickup truck and officers attempted to get him out of the vehicle. The suspect cranked the truck and tried to leave the scene. Officers shot a tire out on the driver’s side to keep it from leaving and to avoid a pursuit. Lt. Johnson reached into the truck and attempted to put the vehicle in park. The suspect raised the window on the officer’s arm trapping him. Fleming and Harper were able to deploy their Taser through the window striking the suspect in the chest. The suspect continued to attempt to drive off from the lot and was tased two more times before he was taken into custody.
Bowden, age 21 with a listed address of Sheridan, currently living in a Monticello motel, was arrested and is cuttently being held at the County Detention Facility, on the $250,000 bond set by Judge Ken Harper..
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