Three men have been arrested in a Thursday night armed robbery at the I-30 Superstop, the Bryant Police Department said Friday.
Officers were called to the business, at 23190 Interstate 30 North in Bryant, about 11:23 p.m. Thursday, after the robbery had just occurred. Using a vehicle description of a dark-colored Honda Accord, the officers found the car headed east on the opposite service road.
The Bryant police and Arkansas State Police managed to stop the car using spike strips, which flattened its tires, the police department said in a statement.
Officers arrested Mike Waller, 45, and Tony Smith, 28, in the I-30 Superstop robbery and a Feb. 4 robbery of a Subway restaurant, the police department said. They also arrested Justin Pettis, 23, in the I-30 Superstop robbery.
Waller is being charged with three counts of aggravated robbery, two counts of felony theft and seven counts of kidnapping. Pettis is being charged with two counts of aggravated robbery, felony theft of property and seven counts of kidnapping. Smith, a parolee from the Arkansas Department of Community Corrections, is being charged with four counts of aggravated robbery, three counts felony theft of property, seven counts of kidnapping and one count of misdemeanor theft.
Police said the suspects have Little Rock addresses.
The three men are being held in the Saline County jail awaiting a bail hearing, police said.