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Man Arrested for Hamilton Dairy Road Shooting

Garland County Sheriff’s Department Investigators, with the assistance of the Hot Springs Police Department, and the Arkansas State Police arrested Jeffrey Mitchell. Mitchell, who had felony warrants for his arrest, was being sought by Investigators for a shooting incident that occurred on Hamilton Dairy Road on March 28.

HOT SPRINGS, AR -- Garland County Sheriff’s Department Investigators, with the assistance of the Hot Springs Police Department, and the Arkansas State Police arrested Jeffrey Mitchell Wednesday, around 11:30 am.

Mitchell, who had felony warrants for his arrest, was being sought by Investigators for a shooting incident that occurred on Hamilton Dairy Road on March 28, 2014.

Investigators received credible information that Mitchell was in the area of Cooper Street.
They observed a small black pickup truck leaving a residence in the 200 block of Cooper Street.
Hot Springs Police and Garland County Sheriff units attempted to make a traffic stop on the vehicle and the driver fled.

The vehicle was located at the 300 block of Westover Street and a white male, Patrick Everage, was standing at the rear at the vehicle, according to police reports.

A Hot Springs Police K-9 unit arrived on scene and began tracking a second subject that was seen in the pickup.

Mitchell was located hiding under a back porch of a residence and was wearing a bullet proof vest under his shirt, according to police reports.
A pat down was conducted on Mitchell and loaded 30-round SKS magazine was located in his right rear pocket.
There was $860.00 in cash located in Mitchell’s left front pocket and a white envelope containing several white pills that were later identified as Hydrocodone and ibuprofen, according to police reports.

A Hot Springs Police K-9 was deployed to search the area where Mitchell was located.
A Springfield .45 caliber pistol was located in the immediate area of Mitchell.

Mitchell and Everage were placed into custody.

Everage was charged with misdemeanor Possession of a controlled substance, carrying certain prohibited weapons, and was released on bond.   

 

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