Izard County
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Melbourne, Arkansas
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05/01/2017

TWO ARRESTED IN ARSON CASE

 

On April 23, there was a structure fire on the Vest Cemetery Road at Boswell. The house belonged to Elizabeth Daigle and Linda Cooper.  The owners advised that the house was valued at $10,000 to $15,000 it was a total loss.  On April 25, James Adam Horness age 19 of Calico Rock and Shelby Jay Autry age 19 of Big Flat were both formally charged with Criminal Trespass a Class B Misdemeanor and Arson a class B felony. Both are incarcerated in the Izard County Detention Center in lieu of a $10,000 bond. Horness and Autry are scheduled to appear in Izard County Circuit Court on May 23.

On April 28, Joshua Dean Thomas age 39 of Higden, AR. Was arrested by Deputy Evan Jones and charged with failure to pay fines. Thomas is incarcerated in the Izard County Detention Center in lieu of a $440 cash bond. Thomas is scheduled to appear in Izard County District Court in Melbourne on May 4.

On April 27, Ronald Junior Hill age 22 of Salem was arrested by Deputy Evan Jones for Endangering the Welfare of a minor 3rd degree and Domestic Battering 3rd degree. Hill is scheduled to appear in Izard County District court in Melbourne on May 8.

On April 25 Dalton Lee Chris Morgan age 26 of Violet Hill was arrested by Deputy Richard Crowe for Domestic Battering 3rd degree and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Also arrested in the same incident was Corey Joe Bushman age 26 of Violet Hill. Bushman was also charged with Domestic Battering 3rd degree and possession of drug paraphernalia. Both Morgan and Bushman are scheduled to appear in Izard County District Court on June 15.

On April 30 William Vachel Key age 52 of Horseshoe Bend   was arrested by Deputy Toby Smith for domestic battering third degree and terroristic threatening second degree. Key is incarcerated in the Izard County Detention Center in lieu of a $1,740 bond. Key is scheduled to appear in Izard County District Court, Horseshoe Bend on May 2.

 

News Release, For Immediate Release, MAY 1ST, 2017

POC: Sheriff Jack Yancey, 870-368-4203