Lepanto parole violator arrested during traffic stop

JONESBORO, Ark. – A man wanted for violating his parole was arrested during a simple traffic stop on Thursday.

At 11:57 p.m. on 4/20, Jonesboro Police Officer Cheyenne Jordan stopped a 2009 silver Chevy Malibu on Parker and Mead. The driver, Leonard Tumbs, 28, of Lepanto, gave his driver’s license to the officer.

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After Jordan checked with dispatch, she learned Tumbs was delinquent for a parole violation. He was subsequently arrested without incident for the violation. He also faces a charge of no proof of insurance.

Tumbs was taken to Craighead County Detention Center.

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