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Arrests made from Wednesday, April 10


As of Tuesday, April 15, the Prairie County Sheriff's Department (PCSD) currently has 52 individuals in custody on both felony and/or misdemeanor charges at the Prairie County Detention Center, located in Des Arc.

Recent arrests by PCSD (does not include Des Arc Police Department or Hazen Police Department arrests) include:

  • Lori Beard was picked up on a felony possession of controlled substance; 
  • Larry Saxton was arrested on a misdemeanor failure to comply order along with a criminal trespassing charge; and 
  • Zecharia Shaw was arrested on a misdemeanor failure to appear charge. 

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.