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Attorney General’s Office to Hold Community Events in Polk County

Attorney General’s Office to Hold Community Events in Polk County

MENA – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge’s office will hold a mobile office and prescription drug take back in Polk County on Tuesday, June 27.

“My staff assisted constituents in all 75 counties with the mobile office initiative in each of the last two years,” said Attorney General Rutledge. “Last year, I expanded our community outreach programs to bring even more educational opportunities to constituents, in their neighborhoods. I want to bring the Attorney General’s office to all Arkansans, without having to drive to downtown Little Rock.”

During the Attorney General Mobile Office, staff members will assist constituents with consumer-related issues in filing consumer complaints and providing information about scams, identity theft, fraud and other protections from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Mena-Polk County Senior Center. During that time, authorities from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer’s office will also collect prescription medicines, over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, pet medicines, medicated ointments and lotions, inhalers, liquid medicines in glass or leak-proof containers and medicine samples as part of a prescription drug take back event.

For more information about services provided by the Attorney General’s office, visit ArkansasAG.gov or call (501) 682-2007. Rutledge can also be found on Facebook at facebook.com/AGLeslieRutledge and on Twitter attwitter.com/AGRutledge.

About Attorney General Leslie Rutledge

Leslie Carol Rutledge is the 56th Attorney General of Arkansas. She is the first woman and first Republican in Arkansas history to be elected to the office. Since taking office, she has begun a Mobile Office program, a Military and Veterans Initiative, a Metal Theft Prevention program and a Cooperative Disability Investigations program. She has led efforts to teach internet safety, combat domestic violence and make the office the top law firm for Arkansans. Rutledge also serves as Vice Chairwoman of the Republican Attorneys General Association and re-established and co-chairs the National Association of Attorneys General Committee on Agriculture.

A native of Batesville, she is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law. Rutledge clerked for the Arkansas Court of Appeals, was Deputy Counsel for Gov. Mike Huckabee, served as a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney in Lonoke County and subsequently was an Attorney at the Department of Human Services before serving as Counsel at the Republican National Committee. Rutledge and her husband, Boyce, have a home in Pulaski County and a farm in Crittenden County.

6-16-17 8:02 p.m. kawx.org

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