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11/08/2013

SEVERAL DOMESTIC BATTERY ARRESTS

 

         BEAU ROGERS

Around midnight November 5 the Izard County Sheriff’s Department received a complaint that someone in a vehicle was cutting donuts in the parking lot of the plant previously occupied by Bad Boy in Melbourne resulted in the arrest of Beau Delay Rogers of the J Bar J area of Melbourne.  Sheriff Tate Lawrence said that Rogers, age 18 was charged with wreckless driving and possession of a controlled substance-marijuana. Roger posted bond the afternoon of November 6 in the amount of $1,430, given a court date of November 14 and released from the Izard County Detention Facility.

Ricky Ray Lake, age 34 Oxford was arrested Friday on a felony failure to appear warrant and remains in the Izard County Detention Facility on a no bond status.

Steven David Smires, age 18 of Sidney was arrested the night of November 4 around 10:00 p.m. after a compliant was received by the Izard County Sheriff’s Department that Smires had attacked his twin brother.  Smites was charged with domestic battering third degree.  Smires, who lives with his father and brother, briefly appeared before District Judge David E. Miller who set bond for Smires at $2,500 and issued a no contact order in regard to the brother and father. Smires was transferred to a mental facility October 6 in Little Rock where an Izard County hold has been placed on him. Sheriff Lawrence said that Smires was arrested for a similar occurrence about two weeks ago.

The Howell brothers, Jeffery Howell, age 23 and Tryston Howell, age 24, both of Horseshoe Bend were arrested November 5 on an assault third degree warrant when they appeared in District Court in Horseshoe Bend to answer earlier charges. Sheriff Lawrence said both were transported to the Izard County Detention Facility where both posted bone, released and given a court date.

Marcel Vandenberg, age 47 of Evening Shade was arrested November 5 on the charge of domestic battering third degree after allegation were made that Vandenberg had become physical with his live-in female companion. This is the second charge of this type against Vandenberg within the past few months.  Vandenberg appeared Thursday before District Judge David E. Miller, issued a no contact order, given a court date and released.

Tim Vest, age 51 of Melbourne was arrested the afternoon of November 6 for striking his underage son. Vest was charged and with domestic battering third degree. Vest appeared before District Judge David E. Miller on Thursday, issued a not contact order and released with a court date.

In another domestic battering case, Eric Miller aged 32 of Horseshoe Bend was arrested after midnight Thursday on two assault charges to include assault on a family/household member and assault second degree. Miller remains in the Izard County Detention Facility on a no bond status and a hold by the Arkansas Department of Correction.

Another altercation in the Wideman area resulted in the arrest of Leamon Wayland Owens, age 32 of 2463 Wideman Road, Oxford around midnight Thursday. Owens remains in the Izard County Detention Facility on a criminal investigative hold pending additional charges.

Gregory Scott Bolin, age 43 of Batesville was arrested November 4 on an Izard County failure to pay fines warrant. Bolin posted a $325 cash bond the day of his arrest and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility.

Jessica Marie Essex, age 30 of Hollister, Missouri was arrested Thursday on a Horseshoe Bend failure to pay fines warrant. Essex remains in the Izard County Detention Facility I lieu of a cash bond in the amount of $902 and is scheduled to appear in Izard County District Court-Horseshoe Bend Division on December 10

Jonnie Stevens Dunegan, age 47 of Cave City was arrest Thursday on a failure to appear warrant. Dunegan appeared before District Judge David E. Miller on Thursday, was given a court date of November 14 and released.

Dennis Paul Lawton, age 48 of Jordan appeared in Izard County Circuit Court on Monday and tested positive for a controlled substance. Judge Tim Weaver revoked Lawton’s bond and committed him to the Izard County Detention Facility until his original charge is totally adjudicated.

Elizabeth Ann Cooper, age 45 of Calico Rock was arrested November 4 on warrant for failing to pay fines.  Cooper appeared before District Judge David E. Miller on Thursday, was given a court date and released from the Izard County Detention Facility. 

Allen Aaron Miller, age 29 of Horseshoe Bend was jailed November 4 following a plea in Izard County Circuit Court and is awaiting bed space in the Arkansas Department of Correction to serve time.

Brandy Padelford, age 38 of Calico Rock was sentenced November 5 in Izard County Circuit Court to the Arkansas Department of Correction and was released to her parents awaiting bed space as was Jennifer Bettencourt, age 30 of Norfolk.

Christopher Allen Simons, age 26 of Franklin was committed to the Izard County Detention Facility after being sentenced November 4 in Izard County Circuit Court to the Arkansas Department of Correction.

Shane Daniel Christiansen, age 37 of Pelion, South Carolina was jailed November 2 and is awaiting bed space in the Arkansas Department of Correction.

Steve Martin Brewer, age 44 of Salem, who was being held on a probation/parole violation was transferred November 5 from the Izard County Detention Facility to the Arkansas Department of Correction.

Sheriff Lawrence said that he wished to clarify that last week’s news release stating that Joshua Sanders who was arrested on a hot check warrant is not the Joshua Sanders of Dolph who is in the pole barn construction business. He also said that last week’s release stated that Samantha Padelford was jailed for two days for drug court infractions when in fact she was jailed for two days for a probation violation.

 

News Release, For Immediate Release, November 8, 2013, POC: Sheriff Tate Lawrence, 870 368 4203

 

Note: Picture of Rogers provided

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