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UPDATE:  07/01/2022 at 2:20 PM

    Suspect J. D. Comstock was apprehended and arrested on 06/30/2022 in Chautauqua County, Kansas by the Kansas State Highway Patrol following a vehicle pursuit.  Comstock will be facing charges in Kansas before being returned to Arkansas to face charges here.  

UPDATE:  06/21/2022  at 9:15 PM.

     The stolen vehicle has been found, abandoned, in Fulton County between Gepp and Viola.  The suspect remains at large.   


     The Baxter County Sheriff's Office is searching for a theft suspect who fled on foot from officers and then stole a vehicle Monday afternoon.

     Investigators served a search warrant at 5647 Hwy 5 South at 3:16 PM Monday looking for stolen property.  Investigators arrested one man, but he fled on foot.  An Investigator gave chase, but fell and was injured.  A canine team from the North Central Unit of the ADC at Calico Rock tracked the suspect to a residence on Old Tracy Road, where it was discovered he had stolen a vehicle from that residence.

     The wanted person is:

NAME:   J D Comstock
DOB:  02-10-1985   (37 years old)
HEIGHT:  5-9
Last Seen wearing jeans and no shirt


STOLEN VEHICLE:  Blue Honda SUV, Arkansas License:  SWRCA

      Comstock has ties to Fulton County and Izard County.  He will face multiple charges in Baxter County when apprehended.

     Any person having information as to the location of Comstock and/or the stolen vehicle is asked to contact the Baxter County Sheriff's Criminal Investigation Division  (870) 425-7000 or Lt. Brad Hurst 

     All assistance appreciated.  This news release may be updated later if additional information is received.

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