|PCSO Deputy Abels - currently on Administrative Leave|
Jordan Andrew Abels, a deputy with the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office was arrested by Saline County Sheriff's Deputy Alex Hollaway on November 6, 2020 and charged with Domestic Battery 3rd Degree (a Class A misdemeanor) and Terroristic Threatening (a Class D felony).
The arrest stemmed from an incident on November 4th, in which Abels allegedly sent multiple messages to his wife, Kimberly Abels, in which he threatened to kill her.
She also provided a photograph showing an injury ffrom a choking incident in June 2020.
Court records revel that Kimberly Abels filed for and obtained an Order of Protection in Saline County on November 5th.
Mrs. Abels also files for divorce today, November 10th in Saline County.
Kristin Knox, a communication specialist with the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office confirmed Abels has been placed on administrative leave but has refused to provide a copy of his personnel file in violation of the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
|FOI scofflaw Kristen Knox|
We look forward to getting her on the witness stand in a AFOIA Denial of Rights action in Pulaski County Circuit Court and have her explaining that decision to a judge.
A female PCSO Deputy was arrested for domestic battery back in February 2020.
You can read about that by clicking here.
Stay tuned for updates.