Police identify naked man who was arrested in Maumelle after trying to board school bus with kids inside

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UPDATE:

MAUMELLE, Ark. — Maumelle Police identify Brandon Stegman as the naked man who tried to board a school bus with kids inside.

Police say once they arrived to the scene Stegman was running around naked and pulling on branches of a tree.

An officer excited their vehicle and Stegman struck a vehicle window with a stick. The officer ordered Stegman to put down the stick and get on the ground.

Police say that Stegman didn’t comply with the officers orders.

Several bystanders were seen chasing and yelling Stegman, and with assistance by one of the bystanders police were able to get Stegman to the ground.

Police say Stegman kept resisting arrest, but officers were able to place him in custody.

MEMS were called to the scene and asked Stegman if he had taken any drugs and he said “no”.

Officers talked to a man that had been sitting in a Vilonia School District bus near a McDonalds driveway. The man told police that he saw Stegman coming towards the bus and locked the doors. Stegman attempted to pry open the doors, but the man kicked his fingers.

Police found Stegmans clothes and two dogs that were with him near the entrance of America’s Best Value Inn. The dogs were given to Maumelle Animal Services.

Police also found a plastic baggie containing green leafy substance believed to be marijuana in a glasses case, and several prescriptions that were prescribed to him within his property.

Stegman is being charged with disorderly conduct, criminal trespass, and possession of marijuana.

He is to appear at the Maumelle District Court on March, 10 at 1:00 p.m.

UPDATE:

MAUMELLE, Ark. — New information just in from Maumelle police adds previously unreported details about the arrest of a naked man.

Earlier today we were told that the man tried to board an empty school bus.

Late Thursday afternoon, Maumelle Police amended their report and said the bus actually had 2 adults and 6 children inside.

ORIGINAL STORY:

MAUMELLE, Ark. — A naked man was found in a parking lot in Maumelle during the morning of January 23.

The Maumelle Police Department were called to the parking lot of America’s Best Value Inn.

Once officers arrived the man had crossed Highway 365 North and tried to get into an empty school bus.

The man was taken into custody by Maumelle Police then taken to a hospital for evaluation.

Police say the man is facing charges of Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Trespass and Possession of Marijuana.

His name is not yet being released.

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