Izard County
Sheriff's Office
Melbourne, Arkansas
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04/05/2010

MELBOUREN MAN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES
A Melbourne man was recently arrested on drug related charges. Sheriff Tate Lawrence said that Ronnie Ray Hollowell, age 41 was arrested March 29 during a parole/probation visit on charges of possessing a control substance and possessing drug paraphernalia. Hollowell posted bond the following day and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility with a court date. Shawn Denise Travis, age 39 of 550 Boyle Road in Pineville was arrested Friday night on the charge of driving while intoxicated. Travis posted bond the following day in the amount of $1,000 and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility. Following a Thursday night motor vehicle accident, Melvin Clay Hawkins , age 33 of Melbourne was arrested Friday on multiple charges. Hawkins was charged with fleeing, failure to report an accident, reckless driving, driving on a suspended license, obstruction governmental operations, and operating a vehicle without insurance. Hawkins posted bond in the amount of $2,000m and was released. The unnamed driver of the other vehicle in the accident is being sought on similar charges according to Sheriff Lawrence.. A domestic altercation Thursday night resulted in the arrest of Michael Duane Reynolds, age 20 of Melbourne. Reynolds was charged with domestic battering third degree, released from the Izard County Detention Facility the following day with a court date. A Calico Rock man, James Hayden McDonald, age 41 was arrested on driving while intoxicated charges. The Friday charges also included careless and prohibited driving. McDonald later posted bond in the amount of $1,155 and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility. Early Sunday morning deputies were dispatched to the Quail Run Apartments in Melbourne in response to a disturbance. Upon arrival, officers encountered five males of various ages who imitated they had been drinking and had likely been loud according to Sheriff Tate Lawrence.. Michael David Tolle, age 23 of Larkin Road, Melbourne was arrested and charged with possessing a controlled substance and obstructing governmental operations. Ryan Shelton Dowdle, age 20 of Melbourne was arrested on the charge of possessing intoxicating liquor by a minor. Michael Worch, age 28 of Quail Run Apartments was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and as the occupant of the apartment was charged with violation of the social host law. Dowdle posted bond in the amount of $605 and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility. Tolle and Worch posted bond amounts of $2,335 and $1,605 respectively and were released. Jordan Randel Meadows, age 18 of Calico rock was arrested Sunday on the charges of operating a vehicle without plates, having no insurance, driving on a revoked license, and fleeing. Meadows remains in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of $2,675 bond. A domestic violence altercation early Monday morning resulted in the arrest of Joseph McCoy, age 44 and Kimberly Ann Collins, age 38 both of Sidney. Both were charged with domestic battering third degree and remain in the Izard County Detention Facility. Adam Wade Pinkston, age 37 of Melbourne was arrested Sunday on the charge of public intoxication. Pinkston remains in the Izard County Detention Facility. Jacob Ryan Crow, age 24 of Cave City was arrested March 28 on a Sharp County warrant and was later transported to the Sharp County jail. Three Izard County inmates awaiting bed space were transported to the Arkansas Department of Correction.. Transported on March 31 were John Allen Carson, age 53 of Salem; David Bradley Nicholson, age 46 of Newport; and Robert Paul Austill, age 43 of Forrest City. News Release For Immediate Release April 5, 2010 POC: Sheriff Tate Lawrence 870 368 4203