Man arrested for hitting juvenile on a 4-wheeler in a vehicle
From the desk of Sheriff Scott Bradley
On August 17th, 2014, Deputies Greg Mix and Everett Young of the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office responded to a incident of a boy being struck by a vehicle on Holly Mountain Road. After arriving on scene, Mix and Young made contact with the parties involved and identified the suspect as 47 year old Robert Author Gibson of Clinton. After and investigation into the incident Gibson was arrested and is being charged with felony aggravated assault and felony battery in the 2nd degree. Gibson is currently incarcerated at the Van Buren County Detention Center awaiting a first appearance.