Captain Jody Dotson of the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department announced that on September 8th the LCSO arrested John Sellers of Walnut Ridge for Sexual Assault 4th Degree.

The arrest came after a call in attempt to the child abuse hotline. Crimes Against Children and Lawrence County Deputies started an investigation into the allegations involving two minor children.

Information was gathered by the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department and an affidavit was presented to the prosecuting attorney and the judge. A warrant was issued for Sellers who was then arrested. On September 10th Bond was set for Sellers at $25,000.00 and a Circuit Court date of October 12th was given.