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06/05/2015

STORE EMPLOYEE CHARGED WITH THEFT

 

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        CRYSTAL TOMAYKO               LORRIE NORTHERN

 

 

Deputy Toby Smith was dispatched June 1 regarding a man stumbling around and that the man had fallen to the ground.  Located at a vacant lot across from 1331 East Ridge Circle in Horseshoe Bend, a man later identified as Lonnie Faye Kelley was located face down on the ground. Fifty eight year old Kelley of 1205 Morning Circle, Horseshoe Bend had cuts and bruises on his face and left knee and smelled heavily of intoxicants. Smith said that Kelley became belligerent and aggressive and threatened to kill the deputy’s children while Smith watched and then he would kill Smith. Kelley was arrested and charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct. In lieu of a $440 bond, Kelley remains in the Izard County Detention Facility with a June 16 Horseshoe Bend court date.

Around midnight June 1, Deputy Phil Story was dispatched to 416 Knob Creek Road in response to a man sleeping in a car that was parked in the driveway of the residence.  When Story approached the vehicle, a man later identified as Brian Crawford was passed out in the vehicle. When awakened, Crawford, age age 29 of Salem in his drunken state began to kick at Story. Crawford admitted to taking Xanax and drinking some beer and whiskey.  Deputy Matt Yancey transported Crawford to the Izard County Detention Facility where he was charged with public intoxication drugs and alcohol along with criminal trespassing on land. Crawford remains jailed in lieu of $616 bond with a Melbourne court date of June 18.

Crystal Cathrine Tomayko, age 20of Oxford was arrested Thursday on the charge of theft of property. Tomayko is accused of stealing money and goods from the grocery store in Melbourne where she worked. In store video shows Tomayko taking money from a cash drawer and then placing the money in her pocket. She later purchases $250 worth of grocers paying cash. Later she was observed taking energy drinks from a cooler, placing the drinks in in a shopping bag and covering the contents with another shopping and carries the drinks to her car. Store management determined that approximately $700 was missing from the cash drawer. Tomayko remains in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of a $700 cash bond.

For the second time during the month of May, Lorrie Anne Northern, age 50 of Zion has been a guest in the Izard County Detention Facility. Earlier in the month Northern was charged with public intoxication after confronting a deputy and on May 31 Northern was charged with obstructing governmental operations and resisting arrest. Northern remains in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of a $1,740 bond.

Sanders Lee Wyatt was arrested Friday around 6 p.m on the charge of driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit to a chemical test, and driving left of center. . Wyatt posted bond the following day in the amount of $990, and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility and given a July 23 court date.

Steven David Smires age 19 of Sidney was arrested Friday on the charge domestic battering third degree. Smires remains in the Izard County Detention Facility with a June 18 curt date.

Russell Dean Yancey, age 46 of Norfolk was arrested Thursday afternoon on charges to include driving while intoxicat4d and careless driving. Yancey remains in the Izard County Detention with a court date of June 18.

Marion Eugen Barry, age 59 of Cabot was committed June 2 by Izard County Drug Court to two days in the Izard County Detention Facility. After serving the commitment, Barry was released.

Samuel Jennings, age 19 of Calico Rock was arrest June 2 on charges of harassment and disorderly conduct. The charges stem from his action toward a female store clerk at a Calico Rock business. Jennings appeared before Judge Jim Short, issued a court date of June 18, and released from the Izard County Detention Facility.

 

News Release, For Immediate Release, June 5, 2015, POC: Sheriff Tate Lawrence, 8703684203

 

Note: Picture of Tomayko and Northern provided

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