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UNIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT SEARCH LEADS TO ARREST OF TONY PERRY

August 16, 2013

  Tony Perry, an Arkansas parolee and fugitive wanted by law enforcement was taken into custody last night (Thursday, August 15th) by Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division and U.S. Marshals.

  State Police Special Agents have been working closely with federal authorities as well as Little Rock and North Little Rock Police this week in a unified search for Perry.

  Agents arrested Perry Thursday night at approximately 8:15 PM.  The arrest occurred at 1216 Franks Street in North Little Rock.

  No one living at the North Little Rock address where Perry was arrested is suspected of aiding Perry evade arrest.

  Throughout the week State Police have arrested five individuals suspected of aiding Perry with information or transportation while he was hiding from law enforcement officers.

  Those arrested were, Argie Jackson, 47, charged with hindering apprehension, Wendell Meeks, 46, hindering apprehension, Keith Thomas, 30, parole violation, Jonathan Smith, 28, outstanding warrant for hot checks and Jamikka Perry, 30, also wanted on hot check warrants.