Report of Disturbance Leads to Arrest of Dry Prong Man


Grant Parish Sheriff’s Corporal T.C. Vice and Deputy Kerri Null responded to a disturbance in the Prospect community. When they arrived, they learned that the person causing the disturbance, Steven Mitchell, was wanted on an outstanding warrant. The deputies discovered that Mitchell had thrown a family member’s clothes into the yard. As Mitchell was being arrested, he attempted to disarm Cpl. Vice by grabbing his pistol and trying to remove it from the holster.

Steven Mitchell, 26 years old, of 20581 Hwy. 167, Dry Prong, was arrested for Simple Battery, 2 counts of Disturbing the Peace, Resisting an Officer with Force, Threatening a Public Official, Attempted Disarming of a Peace Officer, Simple Assault, and Criminal Damage to Property.