Miller County Sheriff arrests felony theft suspect

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Josh Upchurch -- Courtesy: Miller County Sheriff's Office

TEXARKANA — The Miller County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday the felony arrest of a suspect on the charges of breaking and entering.

According to the sheriff’s office, 37-year-old Josh Upchurch was arrested on Thursday at around 7:30 p.m. in a coordinated effort with three other local law enforcement authorities. The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department, Texarkana Texas Police Department, and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department worked with the Miller County Sheriff’s Office to locate and arrest Upchurch.

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The arrest of Upchurch is the result of a criminal investigation conducted by the Criminal Investigation Division of the Miller County Sheriff’s Office, who will still be investigating Upchurch as he remains the subject of additional investigations regarding other thefts. The sheriff’s office says that other charges are pending.

Upchurch is currently being held in the Miller County Detention Center without bond pending arraignment.

The Miller County Sheriff’s Office did not disclose where Upchurch allegedly committed breaking and entering, nor a possibly cause for Upchurch.

According to CriminalDefenseLawyer.com, the penalty for felony breaking and entering is a Class D felony and punishable by up to six years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.