ARRESTS Bella Vista
Jacob Morrison, 19, of 15480 Limekiln Road in Garfield was arrested Tuesday in connection with sexual indecency with a child and possession of drug paraphernalia. Morrison was being held Tuesday in the Benton County Jail with no bond set.
Michael Phipps, 59, of Fayetteville was arrested Monday in connection with failure to register as a sex offender. Phipps was being held Tuesday in the Washington County Detention Center with no bond set.
Benton County Sheriff’s Office
Christopher Lee Bowerman, 57, of 5301 Opal Road in Bentonville was arrested Tuesday in connection with breaking or entering. Bowerman was being held Tuesday in the Benton County Jail with no bond set.
Washington County Sheriff’s Office
Andrew Elliott, 30, of 831 Cascade Circle in Springdale was arrested Tuesday in connection with failure to pay child support. Elliott was released Tuesday from the Washington County Detention Center on a $2,500 bond.
Firefighters put out a vehicle fire at 7:13 p.m. Monday at NWA Towing & Recovery at 1481 W. Van Asche Drive. The vehicle was in the towing company’s secure parking lot when it caught fire, said Dale Riggins, administrative assistant for the Fire Department. No one was around the vehicle at the time. The vehicle had been involved in a wreck Sunday and was covered with a tarp. The investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing, Riggins said.
Assault or battery was reported at 9:10 p.m. Monday at 1603 N. Lunsford Ave.