Nelson was located at an apartment complex on Elm Street in Searcy

At approximately two AM Thursday Morning  Investigators from the Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office, along with Deputy United States Marshalls and officers from the Searcy Police Department took twenty-four year old Joshua Paul Nelson into custody.


Nelson was located at an apartment complex on Elm Street in Searcy and after a foot pursuit was arrested on a Cleburne County warrant for Aggravated Assault.


At the time of his arrest Nelson was armed with a twenty-two caliber handgun.


Nelson is currently being held in the Cleburne County Detention Center on a $30,000 bond.