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Alleged: Armed Convicted Felon With Dope Refuses To Leave Residence; Felony Arrest – HOT SPRINGS

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Posted by Arkansas 911 News Chief Editor Paul Maddox

All suspects are presumed innocent until determined guilty in court.

Hot Springs Police Officer Murray reports that he and Officer Guzman were dispatched to Laser Street to investigate the call of trespassing at a residence.

The officers arrived quickly and made contact with the complainant.  The complainant told the officers that there are 3 people in her house.  The 3 people were told to leave the previous day.  The officers made contact with the 3 people.  1 was immediately detained and 2 fled to a rear bedroom.  The 2 were called out to discuss things with the officers.

Austin Lee Warren (A.K.A. Dylan Arrington), 21, homeless in Hot Springs, and the 2nd, unidentified person came out to talk.  The unidentified person is not mentioned again in the report.

Austin Lee Warren (A.K.A. Dylan Arrington), 21, homeless in Hot Springs – Allegedly armed with a shotgun and dope gear while trespassing in a bedroom.

The complainant said that she saw them concealing a bag under the bed.  The officers determined that this bag contained numerous plastic baggies (1 containing meth residue), a marijuana pipe and a meth pipe.  Both had residue and the marijuana pipe stunk like burnt marijuana.  Also in that room was a H&R shotgun.

Mr. Warren was convicted of Felony Possession Of A Controlled Substance and Felony Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia in February 2020.  Convicted felons are prohibited from possessing firearms in Arkansas.

Mr. Warren was arrested and transported to the Garland County Detention Center for processing.  He is charged with Felony Possession Of A Firearm By Certain Persons, Felony Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia and Criminal Trespass with bond set at $6,750.