On Wednesday, May 13, the Dardanelle Police Department made a couple of arrests in reference to several vehicles being broken into over the weekend. Michelle Jackson and Angela Birchet were arrested for 11 counts of Breaking or Entering, Unauthorized Use and Forgery. Dardanelle officers were able to recover several hundred dollars worth of property and have been working diligently to try return all the property recovered. The department has also solved a couple of vehicle break-ins that occurred in Texas and Oklahoma. All charges are pending prosecution.
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