Highfill Man Sexually Molested Two Young Girls, Authorities Say

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A Highfill man is accused of sexually molesting two young girls.

Scott West, 31, of Highfill was arrested Monday, February 11, on felony suspicion of rape,  felony sexual assault, and third-degree assault, according to a probable cause affidavit.

Both girls were interviewed at Benton County by Children’s Advocacy Centers (CAC) of Arkansas on the morning of February 9.  Both girls gave similar statements about what happened on the night of February 8, according to the probable cause report.

West is being held at the Benton County Detention Center on a $100,000 bond.

West’s next court date is scheduled for 8 a.m. on March 25.

A probable cause affidavit shows West has prior arrests for DWI’s in 2005 and 2006.  Felony DWI in 2011 and public intoxication 2017.

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