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Hot Springs Police Special Investigations Detective Threadgill reports that the HSPD SID, HSPD SWAT and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency executed a high risk search warrant at 316 Hermlee Street on November 19, 2020 around 4:49PM.
The officers blocked access to the target house and rolled the armored SWAT vehicle right up to the front door. Parolee Lloyd Jenson, Jr., of 316 Hermlee in Hot Springs, was ordered (over the loudspeaker) to exit the house with his hands up or force would be used against him.
No response came from the house. SWAT Officers began to deploy CS gas into the house in an attempt to force the wanted parolee out of the house. Officers soon noticed that smoke was coming out of the chimney at this house indicating that something was on fire. There was no visible smoke when the SWAT Team arrived at the house.
After approximately an hour after the siege began, Parolee Jensen came crashing through the closed garage door, driving an SUV in reverse; straight towards approximately 6 SWAT Officers that had to take evasive actions in order to not be run over. The fleeing parolee backed up into the road and then sped away. He crashed into the woods at a dead end on Elice Circle.
Parolee Jensen jumped out of the wreckage and fled West on foot into the woods with officers chasing after him.
The chase entered the woods and officers were deployed West of the suspects last known course. Officers quickly drove to the Higdon Ferry Road/Twin Points Road Intersection. They were there about 30 seconds before they saw him approaching. Parolee Jensen was arrested behind a storage unit facility at that location. He was shuttled back to 316 Hermlee in an HSPD vehicle.
SWAT Officers cleared the house and property, investigators gathered evidence, the Hot Springs Fire Department was called to assist with clearing the CS gas out of the house and otherwise as needed.
The following items were located inside the house (all amounts are approximate): 312.3 grams meth, 14 grams white powder substance, 5 grams of an unknown substance, 4.8 grams of an off-white substance, 1.3 grams of rock substance, 1 gram of grey substance, 1 gram of brown substance, 100 mg of Sildenafil Citrate, 8 pills, 2 digital scales, money counter, food saver vacuum sealer, night vision device x2, a camo “flap” jacket, 467 $1 bills, 8 glass smoking devices, loose meth around a toilet, loose meth shards in toilet, loose meth in front of fireplace, Diamondback AR (burned), Ruger 10/22 burned upper, SCCY 9mm burned barrel, burned SDS Imports 12 gauge Lynx (with bipod, buffer spring and red dot optic), Ruger 10/22, Palmetto State Armory M4 A-1 556 AR, Ruger SRC9C 9mm, Imp&Fxr Corp .22 revolver, B. Schmidt Ostheim Rhoen .22 rifle, Forjjas Taurs PT 1911 .45, Springfield Armory 9mm; ammo (2,137 .22 caliber rounds), ammo (451 .45 caliber rounds), ammo (350 .22 caliber subsonic rounds), ammo (625 .223 caliber rounds), ammo (206 12 gauge rounds), ammo (180 9mm rounds), ammo (20 300 wing rounds), ammo (21 500 rounds); multiple clear plastic bags in multiple sizes, metal measuring spoon, 4 alcohol pads, 2 syringes, 2 Q-tips, flashlight, several computer/iPad type items, “pipe cleaner”, multiple firearm magazines of various calibers..some loaded. Some of the guns were fully loaded and chambered.
Parolee Jensen has several felony convictions with the last conviction being in Garland County for Possession Of A Firearm By Certain Persons and Possession Of A Controlled Substance. Arkansas Law prohibits convicted felons from possessing firearms.
Parolee Jensen was transported to the Hot Springs Police Department for investigation and ultimately to the Garland County Detention Center for processing. He is charged with Felony Parole Violation, Aggravated Assault x6, Simultaneous Possession Of Drugs And Firearms, Unlawful Use Of Another Person’s Property To Facilitate A Crime, Felony Trafficking A Controlled Substance, Felony Fleeing, Felony Tampering With Evidence, Felony Possession Of Firearms By Certain Person and Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia x2. According to Garland County Sheriff’s Booking Records, his bond is set at $500,000 with a parole hold in place.