Texarkana Arkansas Police were called to the 200 block of Jackson Street at approximately 11:30 AM on Thursday, June 25, in response to Arkansas Probation and Parole requesting assistance in the arrest of a 31-year-old Michael Wilkerson.

According to a press release, Wilkerson had multiple violent felony warrants out of Texas and Arkansas. TAPD SWAT arrived on the scene and entered the residence, locating Wilkersonhiding in a bedroom. After he failed to comply with orders to surrender, SWAT deployed a shot from a JPX less lethal pepper-gunandWilkerson was taken into custody. He was decontaminated immediately upon his arrival at the jail and suffered no injuries.