MOUNTAIN HOME, AR
Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery said his department is looking for 34-year-old Michael David Hamilton in connection with an assault on several people the morning of Sunday February 9th in rural Baxter County.
Montgomery said his deputies responded to a report of a disturbance at the residence on CR 1073 about 3 a.m. Sunday in the Buford community. They found the power shut off to the residence and a woman locked in a bathroom, but no one else was present.
Sheriff Montgomery said investigators are in the process of obtaining a felony bench warrant for Hamilton’s arrest on charges of felony second-degree battery as well as other charges.
The incident remains under active investigation and it was noted in the report that a quantity of drugs and drug paraphernalia were found inside the house. Quoting the sheriff, “The filing of additional charges is probable.”
Anyone with information concerning Hamilton’s whereabouts is requested to call the Baxter County Sheriff’s Office at (870) 425-7551.