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2 accused of stealing truck in Texarkana, AR

Updated: Jan. 26, 2018 at 1:11 PM CST
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Lamario Harper, 21 (Source: Texarkana, AR Police Department)
Lamario Harper, 21 (Source: Texarkana, AR Police Department)
Marcarius Stroops, 20(Source: Texarkana, AR Police Department)
Marcarius Stroops, 20(Source: Texarkana, AR Police Department)

TEXARKANA, AR (KSLA) - Texarkana, AR police have arrested two people accused of stealing a truck Wednesday.

Police say they were called to a fire station in the 2700 block of Senator Street for a reported auto theft.

When they arrived officers discovered a 2007 red Chevrolet truck was stolen from someone there.

At around 9:20 a.m. officers saw the vehicle reported stolen traveling north in the 3600 block of County Avenue.

The officers followed the truck into a parking lot on County Avenue and say 2 people got out and ran in separate directions.

Officers chased and caught 21-year-old Lamario Harper and 20-year-old Marcarius Stroops, both of Texarkana, AR.

After searching the suspects officers found a wallet with items belonging to the victim of a recent vehicle burglary and a plastic bag containing several prescription medication pills believed to be narcotics.

Both suspects were charged with auto theft, theft by receiving, fleeing and possession of a controlled substance.

Harper was found to have an outstanding warrant for contempt of court.

Stroops was found to have warrants for misdemeanor probation violation and felony probation violation.

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