Crawford County Sheriff’s Department

4235 Alma Highway Van Buren, AR 72956
Phone: 479-474-2261    Fax: 479-471-3264

Press Release

A level 4 sex offender has moved into our county. Level 4 is an offender who is considered to pose the highest risk to the community. The entire community is notified to the presence of this offender. This level of offender is commonly known as the sexually violent predator.

Shannon Alan Boydston moved into the 8600 block of Western Drive.  Boydston is a 40 year old white male convicted of   "sexual assault second degree, false imprisonment, and terroristic threatening first degree. The offender's offense involved sexual contact with adult women.

This subject under state law can live where he wants with exceptions as stated by state law and court orders. He is not wanted at this time.

He is a high risk for repeat offenses.

Shannon Alan Boydston

Shannon Alan Boydston

Level 4 Sex Offender

Operation Drug Take Back

The Crawford County Sheriff's Department participates in "Operation Drug Take Back". A program that allows citizens to dispose of old prescription drugs.

There is a box we had made that looks like a mail box and you simply bring your old drugs to the county detention center at 317 Main Street in downtown Van Buren, AR.

Open the lid and drop the drugs in. We will then dispose of the drugs.

Any day or time 24/7

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