Man arrested for solicitation of murder

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

On December 20th, Elmore County Sheriff’s Detectives completed their investigation and received a warrant for the arrest of Mr. Ricky Eugene Weaver on a single count of Solicitation for Murder.

At approximately 8:00 PM, December 20th, the Elmore County Detectives along with the Elmore County Special Response Team (SRT) arrested Mr. Weaver at his residence in Mountain Home when they executed a No-Knock search warrant.

Mr. Weaver was taken into custody and booked into the Elmore County Jail on the warrant with additional charges for Battery on a Peace Officer and Resisting Arrest.

Mr. Weaver is currently being held on a $1,000,000 bond for the Solicitation charge and $10,000 for the Battery charge.

The Sheriff’s Office will not release any detail regarding the targeted victim’s identity to protect their privacy.

This is an on-going investigation. No further details are available at this time.

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  • Please take into consideration that he has been a respectful part of the community for the 8 or more years he has lived here been raising a daughter that gets straight A's and had perfect attendance for the past few years been running a company with 98% satisfactory score and all after recovery from brain trama caused from car accident. I don't know what happens, just what I hear and see and that is a man that had his daughter Yank away among other things ect. I can't say what you would do if your child that you try to protect and provide for is out of your life in a split second and you have chance to bring her home and told no when its your right !! I would have trouble staying calm. This is just what I know and my opinion PS. I'm just looking at a positives that go with negatives .thanks to Dave Staley for letting me use his login here sincerely Mr Innocent till proven guilty!!!

    -- Posted by on Tue, Jan 1, 2019, at 9:19 AM
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