Justice of the Peace Gregory Kim Hanke turned himself into police at the Saline County jail to answer charges of tampering with evidence related to the recent criminal case against his son, Joshua Hanke.
Kim Hanke will appear in District Court on April 15 to answer the misdemeanor charge.
Joshua Hanke pleaded guilty on March 12 to kidnapping, second-degree sexual assault and first-degree terroristic threatening. He was sentenced to 15 years in Arkansas state prison to be followed by an additional five years of suspended sentence, and he will be required to register as a sex offender.
(Source: Saline County Prosecutor's Office, Saline County Sheriff's Office)