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Drew County Man in Custody Following Burglary Investigations

Authorities have made an arrest after a manhunt in two counties.
Photo Courtesy: Monticello Live
Photo Courtesy: Monticello Live

MONTICELLO, AR-- Authorities say a man is in custody in connection with a string of burglaries in Drew County.

A search began Friday night after a break-in was reported to the Drew County Sheriff's Office.

The manhunt focused on an area around Highway 425, near the Lincoln County line.

Saturday morning, another burglary was reported.

In that case, guns were stolen from a residence.

Timothy Forrest has been taken into custody in the case.

He is expected to go before a judge tomorrow.

Arkansas Department of Correction dogs were brought in to assist with the search and capture.

The ADC, Arkansas Gand and Fish, Monticello Police and Lincoln County Sheriff's Office participated in the search.

Special thanks goes to Monticello Live for their coverage of this story.

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