Izard County
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Melbourne, Arkansas
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Adam Wade Pinkston, age 39 of Jay Street, Melbourne was arrested Thursday on charges of criminal trespass, criminal attempt to commit theft of property. Sheriff Tate Lawrence said that Pinkston is accused to attempting to take property from the Hayes Flooring Mill in Calico Rock. Pinkston posted bond on Sunday and was released with a court date.

Charles Russell Earle, age 59 of Horseshoe Bend was arrested June 13  on drug related charges in Fulton County.  At the time of his arrest, Earle was had been released on bond from the Izard County Detention Facility on previous drug related felony charges.  Sheriff Tate Lawrence said that Earle’s early bond was revoked and Earle would be held until court.

Ricky Landon Brown, age 55 of Pineville was jailed on contempt of court charges June 14  after appearing in Izard County District Court under the influence of alcohol.  Brown, according to Sheriff Tate Lawrence, had been in the Izard County Detention Facility until June 11 on a failure to pay fines charge and was arrested again when appearing in court to answer that charge.

Jeremiah Christopher Titman, age 25 of Mtn. View was arrested June 17 on a failure to pay fines warrant.  Totman appeared before District Judge David E. Miler, was given a court date, and released.

Jesse Lee Gates, age 34 of 726 Highway 9 North, Melbourne was arrested June 12 on a Baxter County failure to appear warrant.  Gates was transported the day of his arrest to Baxter County.

Samantha Jo Branscum, age 24 of Hickory Street, Pineville was arrested June 14 on a Baxter County failure to appear warrant.  Branscum posted a $340 bond the day of her arrest and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility.

The inmates of the Izard County Detention Facility were transported June 15 to the Arkansas Department of Correct. These transported inmates include 40 year old Shane Allen Dietzel of Pottersville, Missouri: Phillip Thomas Costanzo, age 48 of Calico Rock; and Anthony Kerr Mejia, age 24 of Melbourne.


News Release

For Immediate Release

June 18, 2012

POC: Sheriff Tate Lawrence

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Note: Picture of Pinkston provided

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