ARREST OF JEFFREY MAYS
The Saline County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) intensified its search today for Jeffrey Mays, who escaped from custody on February 3, 2016.
This afternoon at approximately 1:45 pm, information was received by the SCSO of a location where Jeffrey Mays was suspected of frequenting since his escape. Deputies and detectives went to a location on Jeanne Drive, Mabelvale, and met with Kristy Mays. Based on the investigation conducted by CID detectives, Kristy Mays was arrested for hindering in the apprehension of Jeffrey Mays, which is a class D felony.
This afternoon at 4:00 pm, the SCSO was informed, and verified, that Jeffrey Mays was arrested in Montgomery County, Texas. Jeffrey Mays is currently being held by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office at the Conroe Detention Center.
The SCSO will be working closely with Texas authorities in securing the extradition of Jeffrey Mays from Texas to Arkansas. Additional arrests may be carried out by the SCSO and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office at a later time.
Sheriff Wright would like to thank all of the citizens who contacted the SCSO to report information about Jeffrey Mays. Every lead was taken serious and each lead was followed-up by detectives.