Wanted Suspect Arrested

On August 31, 2017 just after 1:00 pm., officers with the Hot Springs Police Department developed information that a wanted subject, Marquiz Shanto Moutry, 26 of Hot Springs, was in a residence a 320 Skyview Terrace.  Responding officers established a perimeter around the residence and began ordering Mr. Moutry to come out and surrender.  Mr. Moutry did not respond to initial commands.

The Hot Springs Police Department SWAT and Crisis Negotiators were activated and responded to the scene.  Numerous verbal commands were given over a loud speaker, ordering Mr. Moutry to surrender, but he refused.  HSPD utilized the departments MRAP rescue vehicle, which was maneuvered to the front of the residence.  Once in front of the residence, SWAT officers were able to communicate with Mr. Mounty and ordered him to surrender.

SWAT officers placed a portable phone on the front porch and Mr. Mounty communicated with Crisis Negotiators via the phone.  Negotiators were able to convince Mr. Moutry to surrender peacefully.

During this situation, proper training, planning, communication along with excellent teamwork, culminated in a successful operation where a wanted suspect was arrested without incident or injury.

Marquiz Moutry was wanted for Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms, Possession of Firearm by Certain Person, Possession of Methamphetamine with the Purpose to Deliver, Possession of a Schedule IV Drug with Intent to Deliver, Fleeing on Foot and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Moutry is currently being held at the Garland County Detention Center without bond.