Sheriff Mike Moore reports that on July 3, 2014 at approximately 7 p.m. officers responded to a welfare check of a local shop owner at Bear Creek Springs just north of Harrison. Responding officers discovered the body of the business owner identified as 75 year old Adah Lorraine Carte. The case is being treated as a homicide and is being worked by the Boone County Sheriff’s Department and the Arkansas State Police.
The suspect is described as a white male approximately 5’7” to 5’11”, 200 to 230 pounds, with gray hair.
The suspect was wearing glasses, a Hawaiian print shirt, knee length shorts, tennis shoes and ball cap with a “Batman” logo at the time of the incident.
The suspect left the scene in a Ford conversion type van, 1994 to 2002 model, dark green in color with lighter green accents/stripes, photographs of the vehicle and suspect are shown.
Anyone with information on the suspect or vehicle is asked to contact the Boone County Sheriff’s Office criminal investigations division at 870-741-8404. Or Sergeant Todd Shaw with the Arkansas State Police at 870-291-0200 or 870-741-2136. The suspect should be considered armed and extremely dangerous.