HIGHFILL, Ark. (KFSM) -- A man driving for ride-sharing services Lyft and Uber in Northwest Arkansas was arrested following a traffic stop by Highfill Police after it was determined he's wanted felony strangulation/suffocation charges out of Alabama.
At 10 p.m. on Friday, April 4, the Highfill Police Department conducted a traffic stop at Highway 12 and Regional Avenue in the city limits of Highfill.
The stop was in reference to driving with an auxiliary light that often illuminates the ride-sharing company the driver works for. It's illegal to have those lights on while driving.
During the stop, it was determined the driver, 40-year-old Christopher Lee Jensen, was wanted out of Cullman County, Alabama on a grand jury indictment for felony strangulation/suffocation.
Police say Jensen was providing Lyft and Uber services to the area. He had a passenger at the time of the arrest.
Jensen was being held Tuesday, April 9, at the Benton County Jail, with no bond set.