Johnson County
Sheriff's Office
Clarksville, Arkansas
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One in custody after manhunt

On March 11, 2015 Scott Allen Gibbs of Fort Smith, Ar was arrested after a short manhunt near the RFD #1 fire station on Highway 21. Mr. Gibbs was first encountered around 4am when Deputy Teddy Dalton attempted to make a traffic stop on a vehicle Mr. Gibbs was driving near Lake Ludwig.   After a short pursuit Mr. Gibbs stopped the vehicle and fled off into the woods. At that time a tracking dog was brought in to search for the subject. Around 6:30am the search was called off. Around 12pm the Sheriff's Office received a call about a subject being seen near a residence across from RFD#1. Units from the Arkansas State Police, US Forestry Service and the Sheriff's Office went to the area and set up a perimeter before the tracking dog was brought back in to search for the suspect. The suspect was apprehended by Chief Deputy Shannon Holman without incident. The suspect was hiding in the wood line near the residence.