Brandy N. Sanders, 36, of Calico Rock was arrested on Feb. 27 for Arson, a Class A Felony, and Reckless Burning, a Class D Felony. Jennifer Ann Bettencourt, 29, was arrested Feb. 29, and also charged with Arson and Reckless Burning. According to Sheriff Tate Lawrence, the charges stem from Sanders contracting with Bettencourt to burn Sanders' home, located on Bonnie Street in Calico Rock. The house was a total loss. Sanders and Bettencourt were released the day of their arrests after posting bond in the amount of $2,500 each.
Cameron Neal Johnson, 23, of Batesville was arrested March 1 for Domestic Battering, Third Degree. The arrest was made after Deputies received the report of an altercation at a residence on Cooper Hollow Road near Mt. Pleasant.
Kelly Lynn Alberson, 33, of Horseshoe Bend was arrested Feb. 27 on a child support enforcement warrant. Alberson was ordered released by Circuit Judge Lee Herrod on March 1.