Suspect hides drugs in groin area
SPD Ptl. Krysta Campbell was dispatched to Stuttgart Apartments around 8:30 a.m. to remove a 37-year-old black male from the property. The manager stated the male was not allowed on the premises and had been told not to come back.
The male was located in an apartment close to the office. He was sitting on the couch next to the window. The window contained a clear plastic bag with pills.
The suspect identified as Jasper Johnson, who had multiple warrants, was advised that he was not allowed at the apartment complex. As Campbell placed one hand in cuffs she asked the suspect if he had anything illegal on him.
The suspect reached inside his clothing and removed a large bag of green leafy substances from his groin area. SPD Detective Jeremiah Richard was called to the scene.
15 blue oval pills stamped with G3721 was collected for evidence along with the green leafy substance.
The suspect is being held at Arkansas County Detention Center for an investigative hold, Possession of Sch IV or V with purpose to deliver, Possession of Marijuana with the intent to deliver, Distribution near certain facilities and hold for another department for an out of town warrant.
Suspect Snaps on SnapChat
A 29-year-old black male was observed on SnapChat driving around in a vehicle with a firearm sitting in his lap.
The firearm had an extended magazine and a laser attached to it.
The caption of the video reads, “I promise all that tuff tawkn and stalking my sh@t ain’t bout nun jus stay in yo lane my guy f u ain’t really about that action cuz I pull up quick wit myself no help and that’s a FACT”.
The video tagged location read Stuttgart, Ar.
Suspect Resists Arrest, Attempts To Bite Officer
At 11:48 p.m. SPD Lieutenant Bobby Lock was dispatched to Kibbs Bar-B-Que at the 100 block of W. Cleveland St. for a black male dressed in all white clothing trying to fight patrons entering the bar.
Lock arrived moments later to an empty parking lot. He went around the backside of the bar where he found a 27-year-old, 6’4″, 280-pound black male, described as heavy build, dressed in all white standing in the street.
The male was asked for his I.D., which he stated he had to go through the door on the backside of the club and started to walk off. According to the SPD incident report, Lock grabbed the suspect by his shirt pulling him back facing the front of his unit.
He was asked for his I.D. again. The suspect turned around and walked off again. He was then forced on the hood of the unit by the officer as he attempted to handcuff him. Lock attempted to pull his wallet out of the suspect’s back pocket.
The suspect grabbed the officer’s hand and the officer threw the wallet on the windshield.
The suspect began to fight and attempted to bite everyone. He was put on the ground and cuffed. His wallet was retrieved and his license was run and returned back to his pocket.
The suspect was raised off the ground to the unit. As the officer attempted to turn the suspect to secure him in the back seat of his unit, he attempted to bite the officer.
The officer grabbed his hair to pull the suspect away from his arm. The suspect was pushed into the back seat and was transported to DeWitt.
The suspect is being held for Public Intoxication, Disorderly Conduct, Battery on a police officer, and 2 counts of Failure to Appear.
Lennox Employee Calls In Bomb Threat
At approximately 4:26 p.m., the Stuttgart Police Department responded to a Lennox Employee who stated she received a call in the security house about a bomb in the building.
The investigator arrived on the scene while other units were clearing the building. A statement identified the caller as a 26-year-old black female of Pine Bluff.
The suspect was still on the parking lot and was questioned about the phone call.
She was arrested for a 72-hour investigative hold and transported to the Arkansas County Detention Center.
Shots Fired, No Injuries Reported
Around 2:40 a.m. SPD Ptl. Austin Peek was dispatched to the 700 block of E. 19th Street. A group of people were fighting and arguing between the 700 block of E. 19th Street and the 1800 block of S. Wood St. because someone had shot a gun at them.
When the police officers arrived at the scene, a male and female subject ran into a trailer located at the 1800 block of S. Wood. Peek ran after them telling them to stop but they were able to get inside before he could catch them.
The male subject was described as a white male with dark hair with jeans and a red shirt. Peek approached the other subjects and spoke with a 33-year-old white female who stated she was sitting on her back steps smoking when the 31-year-old white male came out of his neighbor’s house on the back porch yelling at her.
He pointed a gun at her and fired one round. He jumped the fence in the back of the property trying to fight them with a knife in his hand. The victim’s husband and a neighbor came out to try to stop him.
Peek than went back to the trailer the male and female subjects had run into and knocked on the door. A different female answered the door and stated everyone in the home was asleep. When the officer explained to the female he had seen the subjects run into the residence, the female slammed the door.
Peek could see the male subject through the windows pacing back and forth. He finally came out of the residence.
CID was called over to the scene. The suspect refused to give the detectives his name. He was advised he would be charged with Obstructing Governmental Operations. The suspect then gave a false name.
He was given another chance to provide his real name, which he did. He was charged with Criminal Impersonation and was transported to Arkansas County Detention Center.
Later during the investigation SPD swept the area to look for weapons and found a Gerber black and green fixed blade knife, approximately 8 inches long.
According to the incident report, the subject had it in the grass, about 20 feet from the porch.
The subject remains in ACDC on an Investigative Hold, Obstructing Governmental Operations, Aggravated Assault, Criminal Impersonation and Discharge of a Firearm in City Limits.