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ALLEGED: “Buys” $16,000 Motorcycle For $800; Felony Arrest – GARLAND COUNTY


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By Arkansas 911 News Reporter E’Lyse Golden

All suspects are presumed innocent until determined guilty in court.

The Garland County Sheriff’s Department says that they received a report from John Gibson Auto Sales alleging that Terry Ross, 36, of South Church Street in Jonesboro, entered into an agreement on May 5, 2017 with them to purchase a $16,000 2012 Suzuki Motorcycle and they hadn’t heard from Mr. Ross since.

Mr. Ross made an $800 cash down payment and financed the remaining balance on the motorcycle with his payments starting on June 25, 2017. Mr. Ross left the dealership with the motorcycle that day and the GPS tracking device was removed from the motorcycle on June 10, 2017.

GCSO Investigator Nobles verified that Mr. Ross was the one who entered into the payment agreement with John Gibson Auto Sales by looking at a copy of Mr. Ross’s Arkansas Driver’s License that an employee scanned on May 5, 2017. An arrest warrant was obtained for Mr. Ross

Mr. Ross was located and arrested by GCSO Corporal Burgett on January 1, 2020 near Albert Pike Road. Mr. Ross was transported to the Garland County Detention Center for processing.

Mr. Ross is charged with Felony Theft Of Property and his bond was set at $3,500.

Terry Ross, 36, of South Church Street in Jonesboro