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Suspect in Custody



Office of the Sheriff

Hempstead County, Arkansas

James A. Singleton, Sheriff

Hempstead County Law Enforcement Center

312 South Washington

Hope, Arkansas 71801





Michael Larry Bowles, 52, of Washington a suspect in the stabbing that occurred on Elm Street in Ozan on March 4, 2017 was taken into custody at approximately 11:45 am today Wednesday March 8, 2017 without incident by Hempstead County Deputies. On a warrant issued by the circuit Court for Battery in the second degree.


Bowles was transported to the HCDC and will be held pending a first court appearance.