by Max Brantley
Friday Jan 9 at about 1000 Am Little Rock Police Officers arrested a subject whom then believe is responsible for some 50 Trailer thefts in Little Rock, including two trailer thefts in Cammack Village.
Friday morning Little Rock police requested the assistance of Cammack Village police Chief Powell and his K9 partner Tango. Little Rock officers in unmarked vehicles had been patrolling the Echo Valley neighborhood, when they recieved a call about a possible trailer theft in progress.
Little Rock officers requested Chief Powell assist them in stopping the suspect vehicle pulling a stolen trailer, headed west on
Chief Powell and Little Rock officers were able to stop the suspect vehicle on I-430 at the River bridge and take the suspect into custody without incident.
A search of this vehicle, with K9 Tango resulted in officers locating methamphetamine and various drug paraphenalia.
According detectives, the suspect who was arrested was ring leader of a gang of thieves who were responsible for at least 50 trailer thefts in the Heights, Hillcrest, Leawood and Otter Creek neighborhoods in Little Rock. Detectives anticipate additional arrests.