Disturbance in Texarkana, Arkansas ends in felony arrests


On Friday, April 26th, 2019 at 8:40am Texarkana Arkansas Police Corporal John VanMeter and Officer Dakota Easley responded to the 2300 block of East 13th Street in reference to a disturbance.

During the investigation, illegal narcotics were observed by officers in plan view.The Bi-State Narcotics Task Force was contacted and continued the investigation.

After obtaining and executing a search warrant, officers located 11 firearms and over a pound of Marijuana.Charles Martin, 74, and Chester Brunson, 45, were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and simultaneous possession of firearms and narcotics.

Additionally, Brunson was charged with felon in possession of a firearm.


Editor's note: Any person arrested or charged with a crime is presumed innocent if and until they are convicted in a court of law.