New Boston PD, BCSO K-9 end search for fugitives

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By Kenny Mitchell

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All four subjects wanted in connection with a shooting suspected to be over a drug deal gone wrong have now been taken into custody and are off the streets, according to the New Boston Police.

The four were wanted in connection to a shooting on Saturday, JUne 10, According to a release just issued by the New Boston Police Department, on Saturday, June 10, 2017,  in the area of the 100 block of Miller Street in New Boston.

Upon officers arrival at that location on Saturday, it was determined that no one was shot but that shots were fired in what was later determined to be a drug deal gone bad.

An investigation was started by the New Boston Police Department and as a result, arrest warrants for Aggravated Robbery were issued for the following persons: Katelin Marie Jordan, w/f, 11/18/1997, Eric Lamont Turner, b/m, 02/27/1997, Dakota Dewayne Firth, w/m, 09/18/1999, Asa Mannette, w/m, 05/12/1994.

Katelin Jordan and Dakota Firth were arrested early on in the investigation and were being held in Bi-State jail on $100,000 bond that was set by J.P. Nancy Talley. Eric Turner was arrested early this afternoon by Texarkana, Arkansas police and Asa Mannette was arrested this evening at his residence in New Boston. 

NBPD report that when they arrived at the residence looking for Mannette, they determined that he was hiding somewhere inside. They called the Bowie County Sheriff's Office and BCSO Deputy Westin Fannin and his K-9 officer Lennox responded to the scene and quickly found the fugitive hiding inside. K-9 officer Lennox, credited for the discovery, joined the BCSO after he was purchased to serve by the Arklatex 100 Club.

In the photo, BCSO Deputy Westin Fannn and K-9 Officer Lennox

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