On October 3rd, 2013, while conducting random home inspections, Arkansas Parole Officer Hardy Sheppard, along with other parole officers, discovered several firearms, in the residence of Troy A. Phillips, a white male, 43 years of age, of Texarkana, Arkansas. Texarkana, Arkansas police were called to the scene and arrested Phillips for six counts of Possessing a Firearm by Certain Person(s). Phillips was previously convicted of Murder and Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. He has served 19 years in the Texas Dept. of Corrections before his release. Phillips parole was transferred to Arkansas because of his residency status.
Anyone with information is strongly urged to contact the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department at 903-798-3154 or Texarkana area CrimeStoppers at 903-793-STOP.
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)