Dennis Simons, Special Agent of the Arkansas State Police arrested Megan E. Pereira, age 27of Mountain Home on sex related charges following a investigation.. Pereira was employed as a contract worker in the infirmary of the Arkansas Department of Correction North Central Unit in Calico Rock. She is alleged to have had sex with a male inmate of that facility on at least 8 separate occasion inside the unit’s infirmary. Sheriff Tate Lawrence said that Pereira posted a $20,000 bond Thursday, the day of her arrest, and was released from the Izard County Detention with a scheduled circuit court date.
Christopher Frey, Jr., age 46 of Melbourne was arrested in Izard County District Court on Thursday after appearing and testing positive for several illegal drugs including meth. Frey remains in the Izard County Detention Facility without bond.
Following a disturbance at a Melbourne apartment complex, Zachary Alan Kautz, age 24 of Melbourne was arrested Thursday night on charges of criminal trespass and disorderly conduct. Kautz remains in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of $810 bond.
Timothy Scott Puckett, age 28 of Connie Brook Lane in Melbourne was arrested Thursday night on a Saline County warrant and is being held without bond in the Izard County Detention Facility pending pickup by Saline County authorities.
Anna Mae Warren, age 35 of Melbourne who was arrested February 5 on an Oklahoma felony warrant for fraud was transferred to Oklahoma February 11.
Jacob Shane Hooper, age 31 of Batesville was arrested Thursday on a probation/parole hold and remains in the Izard County Detention Facility without bond.
Wolfie Sy Simone, age 60 of Calico Rock was arrested the night on February 11 for driving on a suspended license. Simone posted bond later that night in the amount of $550, given a March 26 court date, and released.
Zack Warren Drake, age 34 of Batesville was arrested February 11 on an Izard County failure to appear warrant and is being held in the Izard County Detention Facility without bond an on holds from Stone and Sharp counties.
Three Izard county inmates who were awaiting bed space in the Arkansas Department of Correction were transported February 12. These inmates include Jerry Dickerson, age 44 of Horseshoe Bend; Jody Lee Lovell, age 35 of Cave City; and Dennis Lawton, a 49 year old from Jordan.
News Release, For Immediate Release, February 14, 2014, POC: Sheriff Lawrence, 8703684203