Hattieville man Arrested
On 9/9/2016, 60 year old Stanley Vance Hamilton of Hattieville, AR was arrested and charged with one count of Conspiracy to Commit Rape - Class "A" Felony. Investigators began communication with Hamilton on 9/8/2016 after locating a suspicious online advertisement.
Communication occurred from 9/8/16 thru the day of his arrest on 9/9/16 at approximately 2:30pm. Hamilton was arrested after arriving at a predetermined location in Faulkner County for the purpose of sexual contact with an underage child. Items seized at the time of his arrest included condoms, a bottle of lube, a cellular device, and a computer tablet.
Hamilton bonded out of FCSO Unit 2 on a $50,000 bond and has a court date of 10/17/16.
Sheriff Matt Rice states the efforts of cracking down on this type of crime will not slow down. Sheriff Rice wants Faulkner County to be known as a safe place to work and live, and he will not rest while predators are willing to travel to participate in such crimes.
FCSO investigators and deputies frequently present information at all schools regarding internet safety. We need your support by helping spread the message of internet safety to your family. Be sure to check what your kids are doing with their electronic devices. Check phones, tablets, and pay attention to what your kids are doing with on-line game play (PlayStation, Xbox, etc.).