Izard County
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06/13/2016

MOTORIST ASSIST LEADS TO ARREST

 

 

 

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Friday when Cpl. Richard Williams stopped to assist a motorist having car problems, he recognized the driver as being Joshua David Sanders who had outstanding domestic battery warrants. When informed of the arrest warrants, Sanders, 38 of Oxford quickly threw something into the back of vehicle and then threw a small item in the grass. Two hypodermic needles were located in his car and the pipe smelling of recently smoked marijuana was located in the grass. In addition to charges relating to the drug paraphernalia found, Sanders is facing two counts of terroristic threatening-second degree and one count of domestic battering third degree. Sanders remains in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of $3,620 bond hand have a court date of June 23. Sheriff Tate Lawrence noted that Sanders has a history of encounters with the sheriff’s department

 

 

News Release, For Immediate Release, June 13, 2016, POC: Sheriff Lawrence, 8703684203

 

Note: Picture of Sanders provided

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