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Welcome to the Mountain Home Police Department online. We hope you find the department's website both informative and helpful.

The police department is responsible for providing police services to the residents of our city and the many visitors enjoying tourism and trade in Mountain Home, Arkansas. If we can assist you, contact us. Service is our only product and we strive to make it the best.

It is our goal to inform the community about your police department's philosophy, programs, and operations. With this knowledge, the police and the community can work together in making our community a better place to live. We are confronted with community growth that requires a strong community policing effort to meet the present and future demands for police services. Working together, we can meet this challenge.

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Carry Manuel, Chief of Police

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Mountain Home Police Dept.
424 W. 7th Street
Mountain Home, AR
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424 W. 7th Street,
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Arrest: Sexual Assault 2nd Degree
Published: April 24, 2012

Press Release

April 24, 2012

On 4/23/12, Jimmy B Johnston, 78 of Mountain Home, was arrested after a joint investigation between the Mountain Home Police Department and Arkansas State Police. The investigation began on April 1, 2012 after the police department received a complaint of a sexual assault that occurred at a local church, Calvary Chapel Twin Lakes. The (3) female victims, age 9, 9, and 11, and Jimmy B Johnston attend the same church.  Jimmy B Johnston is not a staff member of the church.

The charge of Sexual Assault 2nd Degree, a class B felony,  is the result of inappropriate touching of the victims underneath and outside of their clothing. Jimmy was incarcerated in the Baxter County Detention Center on a $10,000 bond.

Carry Manuel
Chief of Police

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