Bee Branch man arrested on theft and drug charges.
From the desk of Sheriff Scott Bradley
On June 23rd, 2015, Agents from the Arkansas State Police, Investigators from the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office, Agents form the 20th Judicial Drug Crime Task Force and Investigators from Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office was involved in a search warrant at a residence in Springfield, AR. Arrested at the residence was 33 year old Justin Echols of Bee Branch. During execution of the search warrant, Officers recovered stolen heavy equipment and tools, which had been stolen from Faulkner County. Echols also had felony Theft by receiving warrant and drug warrants from Van Buren County. Echols was transported to Van Buren County Detention Center on the felony charges. Echols was issued a $50,000.00 bond from Van Buren County and is now incarcerated at Faulkner County Detention Center on new charges.