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Arrests made from Wednesday, Nov. 28 by Prairie County Sheriff's Department


As of Tuesday, Dec. 4, the Prairie County Sheriff's Department (PCSD) currently has 44 individuals in custody on both felony and/or misdemeanor charges at the Prairie County Detention Center, located in Des Arc.

Recent additions include -- zero female for felony, zero female on a misdemeanor, two males on misdemeanor zero male for felony-- charges. 

Recent arrests include:

  • Whitney Scruggs was arrested on a failure to appear misdemeanor warrant; 
  • Dearly Brewer was taking in to PCSD Detention Center on a misdemeanor public intoxication charge; and 
  • Douglas Caruthers was arrested  on a felony possession of paraphernalia methamphetamine/cocaine.  

For more information on current incarcerated inmates in Prairie County and other detention centers across the state visit

To report an incident or to give information on ongoing cases call (870) 256-4137, which is answered 24 hours a day, seven days of the week. Residents can also email the sheriff at  

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In any emergency situation dial 9-1-1.