|The sheriff's office has made an arrest for
vandalizing political signs. Roy Harvey O'Neal, 51 Muddy Creek Road was arrested last week after he
was seen destroying a political sing belonging to Steve Harrelson.
Harrelson is seeking the office of 6th district commissioner challenging
incumbent Wayne Gardin for the seat.
Harrelson has had several signs destroyed along Muddy Creek Road
near O'Neals residence. Last week O'Neal was seen by witnesses
vandalizing a campaign sign that Harrelson had just put up to
replace a sign that had been destroyed earlier.
O'Neal has a lengthy arrest record most
recently being arrested for driving on a revoked licenses for
DUI. O'Neal is also on the state sexual offender registry
charged with aggravated sexual battery.
O'Neal frequently works for Wayne Gardin doing
odd jobs and helping with Gardin's reelection campaign.