Izard County
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Melbourne, Arkansas
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06/04/2012

DOMESTICS KEEP IZARD DEPUTIES BUSY

 

Travis Todd Wilson, age 34 of Jay Street in Melbourne was arrested Wednesday after failing to appear in Izard County Circuit Court to answer felony drug charges.  Wilson remains in jail in lieu of a $10,000cash bond.

Following a traffic stop the night of May 29,  Billy Gene Middleton, age 38 of Batesville was arrested on an Independence County warrant and Izard County charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Middleton remains in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of $2,000 bond.

A Thursday night call to 406 Red Lane in Calico Rock resulted in the arrest of Tony Ray Sneathern, age 32 of that address and the arrest  of Shirley Fern Hughes, age 25 also of that address.  Both were charged with domestic battering third degree. According to Sheriff Tate Lawrence an argument and later physical altercation was over money and bills. Snatcher  remains in the Izard County Detention Facility pending a bond hearing.Hughes appeared before Judge Jim Short and was released with a court date.

A Saturday morning  call to 2848 Highway 5 North of Calico Rock resulted in the arrest of Scott Rayburn Galloway, age 27 of Calvin Jones Road, Melbourne on the charge of domestic battering third degree.  Sheriff Tate Lawrence said that according to the female victim, Galloway came into her house and refused to leave when asked to do so.  Several items had been knocked to the floor of house consistent with an altercation.  Galloway remains in the Izard County Detention Facility awaiting a bond hearing.

A Saturday night call to 423 Thomas Ran Road near Zion resulted in the arrest of Malcolm Delaine Wright on the charge of domestic battery third degree and an outstanding warrant for non-payment of fines from Craighead County.  Wright was later released  from the Izard County Detention Facility to the custody of a family member.

Rachel Slaughter, age 18 of Lunen Street, Melbourne was arrested Thursday afternoon on the charge of battery third degree.  Slaughter was released from the Izard County Detention Facility and given a court date.

During a welfare check the night of May 31  of occupants of a vehicle parked on  the side Highway 56.  The driver of the vehicle, Christopher Dennis Stone of Violet Hill was arrested on an Izard County failure to appear warrant and was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.  A search of the vehicle revealed two glass smoking devices and a plastic straw with white powder residue.   Stone tested positive for opiates and methamphetamine .  Stone remains in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu $1,565 bond.

Following a one vehicle accident the night of May 30 on Highway 354, Wiseman resulted in the driver, Dustin Paul Payne, age 29 being arrested for driving while intoxicated and careless and prohibited driving.  Payne later posted bond in the amount of $1,155, given a court date and released from the Izard County Detention Facility.

Daniel Wayne Dwight, age 23 of Dolph was arrested Friday on outstanding warrants in Baxter and Fulton counties.  Dwight posted bond in these counties in the amount of $940 and was released.

Timothy Robert May, age 25 of Cave City was arrested Thursday on a violation of Arkansas hot check law warrant.  May posted bond the day of his arrest in the amount of $333 and was released.

Steven Keith Wheeler, age 41 of Brockwell was arrested May 30 on an outstanding Craighead County warrant.  Craighead County authorities picked up Wheeler the day of his arrest.

Bufford Adam Boyd, age 41 of Pineville was arrested the afternoon of May 28 on the charge of domestic battering third degree. The female victim was provided medical attention of the scene.  Boyd was released the following day after being issued a no-contact order toward the victim and given a court date.

 

 

News Release

For Immediate Release

June 3, 2012

POC: Sheriff Tate Lawrence