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Miller Co., AR tax collector arrested, charged with theft

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Melissa Barnes (Source: Miller County, AR) Melissa Barnes (Source: Miller County, AR)
MILLER CO, AR (KSLA) -

The tax collector for Miller County, Arkansas is facing theft charges.

Melissa Barnes, 45, was arrested Thursday for theft of property, felony offense. Officials did not release details of the alleged theft, but did say it was related to her position as tax collector.

Bond was set at $10,000.

Officials say Barnes will not return to office or perform any duties until the investigation is complete.

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