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Law and Order for week of Dec. 30 – Jan. 8


January 12, 2012 by wcobserver

West Fork Incident Reports


A complaint was made that a business on Mineral Springs Rd. was receiving pornographic magazines i.e. Maxim and Playboy. The officer recommended that she notify the postmaster to block the unwanted mail.


A complaint was made of excessive red dirt and gravel on Hwy 71 in the vicinity of the new Dollar General construction site. The manager of the store and the city of West Fork was informed.


A noise complaint was make on Centerwood from Westwood. The officer was unable to locate the load music.


A warning was given to a resident on Cemetery Ave. to not drive his ATV on the city street after a complaint was made that he was driving through peoples yards and circling their homes.


Suspicious activity was reported on the construction site of the new Dollar General. Plumbers were found on the scene working overtime.


A complaint was made on Craig St. that there was a prowler. Upon the officer’s arrival, he located some boys who were playing hide and seek, at 12:30 a.m. The boys were warned to stay on their own property.

Washington County Arrests

Ryan Deshazo, 20, of Prairie Grove, was arrested by the WCSO Jan. 8 on charges of failure to pay fines and costs and parole violation.

Frank Sears, 55, of Farmington, was arrested by the FPD Dec. 25 on charges of two counts of failure to appear and a misdemeanor commitment.

Matthew McKnight, 52, of West Fork, was arrested by the WCSO Dec. 27 on a charge of battery in the second degree.

Ronald Webb, 42, of West Fork, was arrested Dec. 31 on charges of two counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving on a suspended license, driving left of center, violation of suspended sentence and parole violation.

William Smith, 46, of Prairie Grove, was arrested by the WCSO Jan. 7 for a misdemeanor commitment.

Eddy Gray, 31, of Winslow, was arrested by the WCSO Jan. 5 and is being held for another department.​

Washington County Calls for Service


12:59 a.m. Welfare concern; Delgado/ WC 3121; West Fork

11:08 a.m. Suspicious activity; W. Ervan Beeks; Prairie Grove

2:42 p.m. Abandoned vehicle; Viney Grove; Prairie Grove

8:28 p.m. Domestic disturbance; Combs-Bell/ WC 319; Elkins

9:01 p.m. Criminal mischief; Paige Ln.; Farmington


11:23 p.m. Narcotics investigation; N. Main Ave; Greenland

12;29 a.m. Traffic complaint; Mount Olive/ WC 44; Elkins

8:39 a.m. Welfare concern; Hummingbird/ WC 302; Elkins

1:56 p.m. Welfare concern; Kicks Rd.; Elkins

2:45 p.m. Abandoned vehicle; Prairie Grove Lake; Prairie Grove

3:26 p.m. Burglary; Campbell Comm. Bldg.; West Fork

​4:08 p.m. Welfare concern; N. 1540; Greenland


2:53 p.m. Court order violation; Fountain/ WC 3225; Prairie Grove​

5:46 p.m. Welfare concern; Hidden Valley/ WC 229; Winslow

7:28 p.m. Abduction/ kidnapping; Winslow


5:39 a.m. Burglary; W. Van Buren Ave.; Winslow ​


1:08 a.m. Harassment; Skyview East; West Fork​

4:37 p.m. Burglary; South Hwy 71; Winslow

6:38 p.m. Welfare concern; Flat Rock; Prairie Grove

9:41 p.m. Criminal mischief; Fountain/ WC 3225; Prairie Grove

10:10 p.m. Suspicious activity; Prairie View; Prairie Grove


10:22 a.m. Reckless driver; W. Hwy 62; Lincoln

11:36 a.m. Harassment; Durham/ WC 183; Elkins

1:11 p.m. Welfare concern; Low Gap/ WC 100; West Fork


8:53 a.m. Sexual assault; Prairie Grove ​

1:03 p.m. Welfare concern; Hogeye; Prairie Grove

3:07 p.m. Traffic complaint; Wallin Mountain; West Fork

3:21 p.m. Forgery/ fraud; Paige Ln.; Farmington

8:11 p.m. Court order violation; Shumate Crossing; Prairie Grove


8:15 a.m. Theft; Bunyard Rd.; Winslow

9:08 a.m. Criminal mischief; South Hwy 71; West Fork

10:13 a.m. Criminal mischief; Bunyard/ WC 41; Winslow

12:09 p.m. Theft; Campbell/ WC 65; West Fork


9:13 a.m. Assault/battery; Parker Branch/ WC 45; West Fork

9:57 a.m. Abandoned vehicle; Salem Springs North; Lincoln

12:22 p.m. Burglary; Prairie Grove Lake/ WC 259; Prairie Grove


3:22 p.m. Abandoned vehicle; N. Jackson Hwy; Lincoln

4:59 p.m. Court order violation; Sheehan/ WC 227; West Fork

5:09 p.m. Burglary; Kirklane/ WC 447; Lincoln

7:33 p.m. Reckless driver; Stage Coach Rd.; Prairie Grove

7:39 p.m. Traffic complaint; Old Cincinnati; Lincoln


12:13 a.m. Shots fired; Nickels/ WC 239; West Fork

12:13 a.m. Noise complaint; Landelius/ WC 4268; Winslow

8:15 a.m. Suspicious activity; Wallin Mountain; West Fork​

2:11 p.m. Welfare concern; W Hwy 156; West Fork

2:17 p.m. Criminal mischief; Fern Rd.; Elkins

5:01 p.m. Harassment; N. Railroad St.; Winslow

6:14 p.m. Suspicious activity; Hogeye/ WC 28; Priarie Grove

10:12 p.m. Criminal mischief; Blue Mountain; Prairie Grove


​9:58 a.m. Suspicious activity; Viney Grove; Prairie Grove

Number of “Stray Dog” Calls, Dec. 27 through Jan. 8: Seven​

Number of “Animal Complaints” during the same period: Three

Number of “Stray Dog” Calls during the same period in 2011: Four

Number of “Animal Complaints” made during the same period in 2011: Five



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