Izard County
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Melbourne, Arkansas
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12/10/2012

CONTEMPT OF COURT CHARGES

 

Dennis Jay Lawrence, age 47 of 2626 Tanner Hollow Road, Melbourne, who was earlier arrested  and released on bond, along with his wife, on residential burglary and theft of property charges was arrested again Thursday on contempt of court charges.   As a condition of bond, Lawrence is prohibited among other things of taking illegal drugs.  Lawrence was tested the day of his latest arrest and tested positive for a controlled substance.  Lawrence will remain in the Izard County Detention Facility until he appears in Izard County Circuit Court on December 17.

Jamie Lee Southard, age 20 of Norfolk was arrested Friday afternoon on the charge of possessing a controlled substance.  Southard remains in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of $1,230 bond.

Edward Gene Foreman, age 73 of Mt. Pleasant was arrested December 6 on a domestic battering third degree warrant. Foreman was later transferred to a metal treatment facility.

James Edward Davis , age 19 of Norfolk was arrested December 7 on the charge of driving while intoxicated.  Davis posted bond the following day in the amount of $1,000, given a court date, and released from the Izard County Detention Facility.

Kevin Michael Dempsey, age 53 of Mt. Pleasant was arrested December 7 on child support enforcement warrant.  Dempsey remains in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of $7,920 bond.

A juvenile male was charged December 12 for possession of a controlled substance.  The parents of the juvenile were contacted and released to them with a scheduled appearance in juvenile court.

David Michael Fiss, age 23 of Salesville was transferred December 4 from the Izard County Detention Facility to the Arkansas Department of Correction.

 

 

News Release

For Immediate Release

December 10, 2012

POC: Sheriff Tate Lawrence 870 368 4203