UPDATE: Armed and dangerous suspects identified, one still at large

(Pictured above: James Monroe Smith)


(Pictured above: Billie Jo Roush)

UPDATE:
Authorities have identified the suspects from an officer involved shooting Friday morning in Fulton County. According to the Spring River Chronicle, the suspects have been identified as 30-year-old James Monroe Smith and 41-year-old Billie Jo Roush.

The Fulton County Sheriff's Department has canceled the BOLO, or be on the lookout, for Roush and has reported she is in custody. Smith, however, is still at large and considered to be armed and dangerous.

Smith is described as 5 feet 8 inches tall and 173 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. He is possibly injured from the shootout following his attempt to run over Fulton County Sheriff Al Roork.

Smith's last known location, discovered after authorities were able to ping one of the suspect's phones, was Thayer, Missouri. A search for the male suspect is still being conducted in the Mammoth Spring/Thayer and Oregon County area, with assistance from Baxter County law enforcement, including the department's helicopter, along with the Arkansas Department of Correction's K9 team.

Anyone who has information or sees the suspect is are asked to call the Fulton County Sheriff's Office at 870-895-2601 or the Oregon County Sheriff's Office at 417-778-6611.

UPDATE 9:50am Saturday
Authorities are believed to have apprehended a female suspect who was a part of an active manhunt following an officer involved shooting that occurred around 9:30 Friday morning outside the city limits of Salem. The male suspect is still at large, and is considered armed and dangerous.

According to Areawide Media, the officer involved in the shooting, Fulton County Sheriff AL Roork, is reported to be okay.

A release from the Arkansas State Police states Sheriff Roork and a deputy attempted to make contact with an individual, who then ran to his vehicle, started it and attempted to flee.The release further states Sheriff Roork fired his weapon in an attempt to stop the individual, who was driving toward the sheriff and deputy.

A search for the male suspect is still being conducted in the Mammoth Spring/Thayer and Oregon County area, with assistance from Baxter County law enforcement, including the department's helicopter, along with the Arkansas Department of Correction's K9 team.

It was last reported the suspect could possibly be driving a late 90's model, beige Chevrolet 1500 extended cab in Missouri. The original vehicle involved in the incident was reported to have been a tan Ford Taurus/Mercury Sable and could possibly have been recovered when the female was found.

The male suspect is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

Anyone who has information or sees the suspect is are asked to call the Fulton County Sheriff's Office at 870-895-2601 or the Oregon County Sheriff's Office at 417-778-6611.



Original Story 3:48 Friday

Authorities are searching for two individuals described as armed and dangerous following an altercation with Fulton County Sheriff Al Roork. Sheriff Roork tells Areawide Media of Salem he is ok.

The search is being conducted in the Mammoth Spring/Thayer and Oregon County area, with assistance from Baxter County law enforcement, including the department's helicopter, along with the Arkansas Department of Correction's K9 team.

The suspects are male and female and last seen driving a tan Ford Taurus/Mercury Sable with bullet holes. The two may also be in an extended cab tan or silver Chevrolet truck.

The pair is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

Anyone seeing the two are asked to call the Fulton County Sheriff's Office at 870-895-2601 or the Oregon County Sheriff's Office at 417-778-6611.


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