Drunken farmer arrested after brandishing severed hand

What happened?

The Yoknapatawpha County Sheriff's Department is investigating an alleged human hand that was taken into evidence in connection with an arrest.

Area farmer John Reagle was intoxicated when taken into custody at Duffy's Bar & Grill on Sunday, July 13, 2014.

The bar's staff called 911 when customers complained that Reagle was harassing them, trying to get them to look at what he claimed was his ex-girlfriend's severed hand.

If the hand is human, the whereabouts of the person it came from are unknown at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

Help investigate the case

The Helping Hand case documents are presented in reverse chronological order in the Case Files.

  • Click the Evidence, Interview, Biography, or Press tag at the top of the page to filter by document type.
  • Click the Day tags at the top of the page to filter case documents by the day they happened in the investigation.

Want more info? Check out the Crime Scene FAQ

Where do you start?

If this is your first look at the investigation, you may want to start with the Case Recap or one of these case documents:

Want access to all of the case documents as soon as they're available? Become a Case Detective today.

Need assistance?

Weekly Updates

Get weekly updates on the investigation.
      Click to view previous updates

Contact

Crime Scene
3602 N 16th St
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Voice (623) 565-8573
Fax (602)-274-7280

For Crime Scene Store inquiries: store@crimescene.com

For technical assistance: support@crimescene.com

Go to top