TAPD arrests Louisiana attempted murder suspect, extradition forthcoming

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TEXARKANA — The Texarkana Arkansas Police Department (TAPD) says they have arrested an attempted second degree murder suspect from Louisiana and are awaiting extradition of the suspect.

Police say they arrested 23-year-old Christopher Williams of West Monroe, Louisiana, Thursday morning after receiving a call of a suspicious person in the 700 block of Hickory Street.

According to police, officers located and spoke with the person matching the description of the suspicious individual — Williams — and identified him as such.


Williams was taken into custody, police say, and transported to the Miller County Jail and is awaiting extradition back to Ouachita Parish.