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Three Ashley County Men Arrested After Attack


On October 23 at approximately 1:00 AM, the Drew County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to 2244 Midway Route in reference to a fight in progress where the three suspects had already left the scene headed back to Hamburg. Witnesses at the scene told deputies that Casey G. Craig, age 30 of Hamburg, Preston M. Carter, age 28 of Crossett, and Heath Morgan, age 27 of Crossett, showed up at the residence and attacked the owner of the residence and also hit his wife. The victim was taken to the emergency room where he was treated for his injuries.

Ashley County Sheriff’s Department located Craig and Morgan. They were transported to the Drew County Detention Facility and were charged with Battery, 2nd degree. An arrest warrant was issued for Carter and he was picked up the next day by Ashley County Sheriff’s Department. He was also charged with Battery, 2nd degree. The bond for all three suspects was set at $1000. Craig and Morgan were bonded out on October 24 and Carter posted bond on October 28.

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