TEXARKANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

TEXARKANA, ARKANSAS

new badge Officer Kristi Mitchell
Public Information Officer

903-798-3187 (office)
903-824-4199 (cell)
903-798-3023 (fax)

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 
 

11-02-2017

 
     

Re: Recent Arrest Clears Several Local Burglaries

 

In recent months, the Texarkana AR Police department has had numerous breaking or entering of vehicles reports. On October 31st, members of the Criminal Investigation Division identified the suspect as Marquis Robinson, 31yoa, from Bastrop, LA. It was also discovered Robinson had outstanding warrants for Attempted Homicide in Louisiana. A search warrant was prepared on Robinsonís residence in Texarkana, AR. Upon execution of this search warrant, Robinson, a convicted felon, was found to be in possession of three firearms, a large amount of marijuana and electronic scales. One of the firearms was also reported stolen in a recent breaking or entering of a vehicle.

Subsequent investigation revealed Robinson was also responsible for three commercial burglaries of businesses in Texarkana, AR. In total, Robinson has been arrested for the following felony charges: Commercial Burglary- 3 counts; Breaking or Entering- 16 counts; Theft of Property by Receiving (Firearm); Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver; Possession of Weapon by Certain Persons; Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms and a hold for the felony warrants from Louisiana.

The Texarkana Police Department would like to thank the citizens who assisted with video evidence of these crimes and Investigator Todd Aultman with Bowie County S.O. who assisted with the suspect identification.

Robinson is currently being jailed at the Miller County Detention Center.

Thank you and you can visit the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department online at http://www.txkusa.org/arkpolice.

Contact Information
Officer Kristi Bennett
Public Information Officer

903-798-3187 (office) 903-824-4199 (cell)
903-798-3023 (fax)
kbennett@txkusa.org

 

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