On Thursday, July 12, 2012, the Criminal Investigation Division of the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department executed a felony warrant roundup. The warrant roundup began at 6:00am and by 12pm, 7 people were arrested and booked into jail on felony warrants. The following arrests were executed;
1. Simone Franklin, B/F 23yoa of Texarkana. Arrested and charged with battery 1st degree and permitting abuse of a minor.
2. Damien Ford, B/F 27yoa of Texarkana. Arrested and charged with battery 1st degree, aggravated assault, and battery 2nd degree.
Franklin and Fordís arrest is the result of a death investigation of a toddler, which began on April 30, 2012 at the Smith Keys apartment complex.
3. Shanika Wright, B/F 20yoa of Foreman, AR. Arrested and charged with theft of property.
4. Gregory DíArgo Collins, B/M 19yoa of Texarkana. Arrested and charged with residential burglary.
5. Gregory TíArgo Collins, B/M 19yoa of Texarkana. Arrested and charged with residential burglary.
6. Jose Zarate-Hernandez, H/M 36yoa of Bradley, AR. Arrested and charged with possession of a firearm by a certain person.
7. Juvenile male, 17yoa. Arrested and charged with residential burglary.
Individuals with information are strongly encouraged to call local police (TAPD 903-798-3130, TTPD 903-798-3116, MCSO 870-774-3001) or Texarkana Crime Stoppers (903-793-STOP. Anyone with information will remain anonymous.
Thank you and you can visit the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department online at http://www.txkusa.org/arkpolice.
Officer Kristi Mitchell
Public Information Officer
903-798-3187 (office) 903-824-4199 (cell)