Hempstead Deputy Arrested After Alleged Rape

KSLA News 12 has learned that 47 year old Jeffery Mayle (male), of Hope, Arkansas, was arrested on a charge of rape. A Hempstead County woman says she and her boyfriend had a fight, and that she got out of his car with a 12 pack of Budweiser, and started walking home. She says she was picked up by Deputy Mayle while walking along a stretch of Highway 355, near the Saratoga Schools. She told investigators that Mayle took her to Millwood Lake,and asked her to perform a sexual act. The woman says she refused, but later complied. After his arrest, Mayle was fired from his position with the Hempstead Reserve Deputy Force. We're told Mayle had been with the force since August 2007