According to Sheriff Tate Lawrence, nine Izard County inmates were transported last week to the Arkansas Department of Correction to serve circuit court imposed sentences. Eight of the nine that were transported September 28 include Dustin Leroy Couch, age 24 of Batesville who had been housed in the Izard County Detention; Facility since August 8; Bradley Travis Greer, age 20 with an address not given who had be housed since July 17; Kevin Keith Chute, age 44 of Pineville who had been house since August 13;Lewie Elmer Branscum, age 29 of Calico Rock who had been housed in the Izard County Detention; Facility since June 27;Claude Arthur Rouse, age 52 of Salem who had been housed since July 17; David Russ Melton, age 52 of Oxford who had been housed since June 26;Anthony Enrique Padilla, age 23 of Batesville who had been housed since December of 2014; Mark Eugene Smith, age 44 of Mt. Pleasant who had been housed in Izard County Detention Facility since January 15.
One inmate, Keith Allen Richardson, age 25 of Calico Rock was transported October 1.Richardson had been housed in the Izard County Detention Facility since August 2.
News Release, For Immediate Release, October 4, 2015, POC: Sheriff Tate Lawrence ,8703684203