A Pine Bluff man who was listed among Jefferson County's Most Wanted felons in December was taken into custody Saturday after he was located in Illinois.
A Pine Bluff man who was listed among Jefferson County’s Most Wanted felons in December was taken into custody Saturday after he was located in Illinois.
Meanwhile, another man on the December list and three people on the March list were arrested recently.
Saturday, Jahavaris Corna James, 22, was arrested near Chicago. James was being sought on warrants charging him with faiure to appear for trial on aggravated robbery and theft of property allegations. James and with his brother, Antonio L. Williams, 19, shared the number three spot on the list in December.
Sheriff’s Capt. Bernard Adams said a task force composed of members of the U.S. Marshal’s Service, FBI, and Illinois authorities located James in Decatur, Ill., and arrested him without incident.
Williams was arrested on Jan. 29 after an alleged struggle with Chicago police officers, reportedly striking both officers, gaining control of a Tazer, and using it against one of the officers. A second person, who was believed to be James, fled from the scene and was not identified by police.
He faces a number of charges in Chicago, and will also be held on the Jefferson County warrant, which has no bond.
On Monday, Adams said invesigators received information that led them to Ingram L. Brooks, 23, who was also on the December Most Wanted list.
Brooks was being sought on two warrants charging him with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and theft of property, and was listed as an absconder.
Adams said deputies received a tip that Brooks was at a house at 1909 S. Marsh St., and took him into custody without incident.
He was taken to the adult detention center where he will be held pending an expected court appearance Tuesday.
Since the March Most Wanted list was released last week, three of the 10 individuals on it have been arrested.
Thursday, Judith Ann Blundell, 38, who was wanted for possession of a controlled substance methamphetamine, was arrested by Pine Bluff police after they received a tip as to her location.
On Friday, Kevuan Bass, 18, who was being sought on a warrant revoking his bond was taken into custody by police at Conway, and Monday morning, Cynthia F. Brewer, 31, turned herself at the sheriff’s office.
Brewer was being sought on warrants charging her with failure to appear for a probation revocation hearing. She had originally been charged with aggravated robbery, theft of property, and three counts of aggravated assault.