Ryan Watley on cameras paid for by GFPB assisting with murder arrest


A hit and run accident Wednesday night resulted in the death of one man and police were able to quickly identify and arrest the driver of the vehicle involved by using the FLOCK camera system that has been installed throughout the city.

Those cameras were paid for by Go Forward Pine Bluff and Thursday morning, Ryan Watley, the CEO of Go Forward talked about them.

Thompson Ferrel Cousin, 61, of Pine Bluff was booked into jail on probable cause of second-degree murder and is expected to make his first court appearance Friday.

The accident occurred at the intersection of 24th Avenue and Olive Steet about 9 p.m., and the victim, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Watley also talked about how the cameras benefited police in this incident.