Izard County
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Melbourne, Arkansas
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Jeremy Lewis Gross, age 38 of Franklin was charged February 5 for furnishing prohibited articles into a correctional facility.  Gross reported to the Izard County Detention Facility to serve a weekend commitment for driving while intoxicated was under the influence of alcohol when he reported  and is accused of bringing tobacco and a cell phone into the facility.  Sheriff Tate Lawrence said that Gross posted a felony bond in the amount of $10,000 and was released with a circuit court date of February 11.

Randal Lynn Billingsley, age 23 of Cotter, who was earlier arrested for possessing a controlled substance and an instrument of crime, was additional charged with theft of motor fuel.  Sheriff Tate Lawrence said that it was determined that Billingsley had pumped motor fuel from a Mt. Pleasant convenience store and drove away without paying for the fuel.  Billingsley appeared in Izard County District Court on February 7th  and was conditionally released to a rehab  facility with a court date.

Ricky Wayne Shaw, age 46 of Cash was arrested Friday on a misdemeanor Baxter County warrant.  Shaw posted bond the day of his arrest in the amount of $305 and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility.

Laci Dawn Jones, age 21 with no address given was arrested Saturday on a failure to appear warrant relating to felony forgery charges.  Jones is to appear in Izard County Circuit Court on February 11.



News Release

For Immediate Release

February 11, 2013

POC: Sheriff Tate Lawrence

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Note: Picture of Gross provided.




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