On Tuesday May 31 2022 an accident occurred with an UTV off-road vehicle on US 371 North of Rosston, Arkansas. This accident involved a fatality. The Arkansas State Police investigated the accident.
Further investigation by the Nevada County Sheriff's Department showed that operator Storm Evans W/F had taken keys to the 2012 Polaris Ranger from the bedroom of the residence she was staying at without permission. This residence belonged to the Nevada County Sheriff Danny Martin.
S-Evans took side by side, identified as a 2012 Polaris Ranger and passenger Cavashia Young on a ride to the Rosston area.
Storm Evans had never been allowed to operate the Ranger previous to this date, nor was authorized at the time of accident.
While traveling back north on US 371 S-Evans lost control of the Ranger causing vehicle to overturn. Cavashia Young 18 year old B/F from Prescott was killed in the crash.
Cavashia Young had spent the night with Storm Evans at the residence and was only visiting. Cavashia Young had nothing to do with the taking of the keys nor the unauthorized use of the vehicle.
8th North Prosecuting Attorney office was contacted about the unauthorized use by Investigators with the Sheriff's Department.
Due to the investigation, Storm Evans, after being released from the hospital was booked into the Nevada County Jail on June 2nd 2022 for a warrant issued out of California and for the charges of unauthorized use of a vehicle with possible further charges pending.
Any questions in reference to the accident need to be directed to the Arkansas State Police. Any questions in reference the criminal charges will be directed to the Nevada County Sheriff's Department.