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Arrests made from Wednesday, May 30


As of Wednesday, June 6, the Prairie County Sheriff's Department currently has 43 individuals in custody on both felony and/or misdemeanor charges at the Prairie County Detention Center, located in Des Arc.

Recent additions include -- one female for misdemeanor, zero female on a felony, one male on felony and zero male for misdemeanor -- charges. 

Recent arrests include:

  • Kristian Cotton was a arrested on two counts of failure to appear, which are misdemeanor charges. 
  • Ashley Swint was arrested on a third-degree domestic battery 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.