A long-haul trucker was booked into the Johnson County Detention Center on Wednesday (Nov. 13) on suspicion of stalking a teenage girl on the Internet.
Lisa M. Swinson, 41, of Rockford, Ill., faces a charge of internet stalking of a child, a class B felony punishable by 5 to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $15,000, according to a news release on Thursday (Nov. 14) from the Coal Hill Police Department.
Swinson was arrested by Coal Hill Police Chief Frank Hill, with assistance from the West Memphis Police Department, the news release states. She is accused of trying to arrange a meeting with a 15-year-old girl living in Coal Hill, the news release states.
Frank said Swinson made “numerous attempts to contact and meet the girl” from December 2012 through October 2013. Frank contacted Swinson’s employer, who arranged for her to be in Arkansas so an arrest warrant could be served, the release states.