FLIPPIN MAN ARRESTED ON FELONY ASSAULT CHARGE

02/26/2016



Richard Lee Hamilton

    

      The Sheriff’s Office has arrested 32 year old RICHARD LEE HAMILTON of Flippin, Arkansas as a result of responding to a disturbance call at 1414 CR 4 on the evening of February 13th.   During this disturbance, a victim residing at that residence alleged he was attacked by RICHARD HAMILTON and sustained injuries to his person.

     The ensuing investigation revealed that HAMILTON had gone to that residence uninvited and violence resulted.  Witnesses reported HAMILTON wielding a pipe and striking the victim with it, causing physical injury to the victim. 

     Investigators arrested RICHARD HAMILTON on Thursday, February 25th.  He was booked into the Detention Center at approximately 4:00 PM on a felony charge of Aggravated Assault.

     HAMILTON has a bond of $7,500 and will appear in Circuit Court to answer the charge on March 3rd.

/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff

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