CONWAY — The Conway Police Department announced they have brought an "armed and dangerous" man and woman  into custody who are believed to have stolen several guns.

The suspects are Paul Smith, 27, and Michelle Harris, 32, both of Conway.

On Tuesday night, at approximately 6 p.m. Smith and Harris were taken into custody without incident during a motor vehicle stop on East Conway Road, said Lt. Chris Mattei in an email Wednesday morning.

The pair were to be arraigned in Carroll County Superior Court on Wednesday this afternoon.  

“We received several tips from the public which lead to their apprehension,” said Mattei. 

“We would like to thank the members of the public who viewed our post on the department’s Facebook page and provided credible information which helped us locate Smith and Harris in a timely manner.”

Both Smith and Harris have open warrants for their arrest regarding an incident that involved the theft of several firearms from a residence in Conway.

Harris also has an open warrant for a parole violation.

While they were being sought, police warned that Smith and Harris “should be considered armed and dangerous due to the unknown whereabouts of the stolen firearms.”

At arraignment in Carroll County Superior Court they pleaded not guilty and both were ordered held on $1,000 cash bail, according to Carroll County Attorney's Office.

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Great job Conway PD!!!

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