Izard County
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Melbourne, Arkansas
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A Cotter man, 23 year-old Randal Lynn Billingsley was arrested early Monday morning on charges of possessing an instrument of crime and possessing a controlled substance.  Billingsley remains in the Izard County Detention Facility on a criminal investigative hold.

A Friday night traffic stop resulted in the arrest of Charles Halsey Browning, age 59 of Melbourne.  Browning was charged  Friday afternoon with driving while intoxicated and taken to the Izard County Detention Facility.  Browning was later released with a court date.

A safety check point conducted Friday night by the Izard County Sheriff’s Department and the Arkansas State Police resulted in the arrest of Justin Keith Smith of Franklin.  Twenty-six year Smith was arrested for driving on a suspended license and warrants out of Sharp and Independence counties.  Smith remains in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of $1135 bond other county holds.

Adam Wade Pinkston, age 40 of Melbourne was arrested Saturday night on a failure to appear and failure to pay warrants from Payne County, Oklahoma.  Pinkston’s original charge involved assault with a dangerous weapon.  Pinkston is currently in the Izard County Detention Facility awaiting extradition to Oklahoma.

Steve Duane Hood, Jr., age 26 of Pineville was arrested Wednesday on a child support enforcement warrant.  Hood in being held in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of $11,020 bond.

Twenty-three year old David Irving Qualls of Mountain Home was arrested Thursday on a North Little Rock Police Department warrant. Later the day of his arrest, Qualls was transferred to North Little Rock.

Scott Rayburn Galloway, age 28 of Calico Rock was arrested Friday on an Izard County District Court failure to appear warrant.  Galloway was released the day of his arrest and given a court date.

Larry Joe Herring, age 34 of Horseshoe Bend was transported from the Izard County Detention Facility to the Arkansas Department of Correction on January 29th.




News Release

For Immediate Release

February 4, 2013

POC: Sheriff Tate Lawrence

870 368 4203




Note: Picture of Billingsley provided

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