Michael Elliott pictured above
Sheriff Kenny Cassell states that a joint investigation between the Searcy County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas Community Correction and the Twentieth Judicial Task Force has resulted in the arrest of one Searcy County resident. According to Sheriff Cassell, Michael Elliott, 31 of Saint Joe was arrested after deputies and investigators conducted a search of his residence.
According to Agent Cody Cassell of ACC, an individual on probation owns the property, which prompted the search.
During the search, an undisclosed amount of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia was seized, as well as a firearm. Elliott was transported to the Searcy County Detention Center, where he remains in custody awaiting his appearance before the Circuit Court of Searcy County.