Operation Fall Festival Nets 21 Arrests


On Wednesday, the Independence County Sheriff’s Office, Arkansas State Police, Arkansas Community Corrections (probation and Parole), and Batesville Police Department conducted a warrants round up (Operation Fall Festival).  During the course of the day a total of 21 people were taken into custody.  There was one person that was issued a citation for miscellaneous possession of an instrument of crime and one person released with a court date on an out of county warrant. 

Also during the warrant sweep, there are the people that will receive new charges.  Brian Ballard will be charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Meth, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Mark Jeffery will be charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance Meth.  Hunter Crow will be charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Introducing Prohibited Articles into a Correctional Facility.

There was a combination of Misdemeanor and Felony warrants that were served along with Absconder Warrants.

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