The Texarkana Texas Police Department is investigating a shooting in the 1600 block of W. 16th Street. Police report there was a small get together at the home when 3 men with covered faces demanding money. One man was shot multiple times.
During a recent drug bust Police recovered a large amount of the synthetic opioid, Fentanyl, among other drugs. New Boston Texas Police along with Bowie County Deputies served a warrant on the residence of Kenneth Griffin. Police discovered the suspected Fentanyl and a large quantity of methamphetamine inside the home.
Bowie County is reporting the death of an inmate being held in the Bi-State Jail in downtown Texarkana. All indications are that the inmate took his own life, but the Texas Rangers have been called in to investigate.
The Altrusa International Club of Texarkana has some great events for local children at the Texarkana Public Library in downtown. All in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the first Moon landing.
The Texarkana Texas Police Department has made a third arrest in the investigation of a weekend shooting at Sunset Apartments. Police had already arrested two suspects and a fourth is still on the run. Mariah Cherry, 20, of Farmington, Missouri, was charged with Aggravated Robbery and is currently being held in the Bi-State Jail with a bond of $100,000.
Our good friend, Les Munn with the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department stopped by to give us the details on this year’s traffic plan for the Sparks in the Park event at the Four States Fairgrounds on June 29, 2019.