Izard County
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Melbourne, Arkansas
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A pickup truck was reported stolen from the Sonic Drive In late Saturday night in Melbourne. It appeared the truck had been driven through a fence of a neighboring house and through the Veterans Park and onto Haley Street.  The truck has not been located; however, a person of interest, Amber Dewaun Wilson , age 35 of Melbourne was arrested Saturday morning and placed on an investigative hold.  Sheriff Tate Lawrence said another person of interest is being sought as the investigation continues.

A 911 call from just around the corner from the Izard County Sheriff’s Office resulted in the Wednesday night arrest of two. Nathaniel Fulton, age 25 and Ashlee Ann Mills, age 18 both of Douglas Drive, Melbourne were arrested on charges of domestic battering third degree and endangering  the welfare of a minor. According to Sheriff Tate Lawrence, the pair was visibly upset when deputies arrived. Fulton had a bruise on his right cheek and Mills stated that she had bitten by Fulton while they were arguing.  Both admitted that had been physical with each other.  Fulton was released the following day to Independence County authorities and Mills was released with a court date after a judge appearance.

Deputy Mark Simino was called June 20 to 1395 Coolwater Retreat near Sylamore in response to a fight. Following an argument, Justin Daniel Stewart of that address and Jason Andrew Luchtenburg of Oak Avenue, Mtn. View are alleged to have beaten Stewart’s father.  The father suffered facial bruising as a result of the fight. Stewart, age 25 was charged with domestic battering third degree and twenty six year old Lunhtenburg was charged with assault second degree. Both appeared before Judge Jim Short on June 21 and were released with a court date.

In yet another domestic situation, Donald Edwin,Jr., age 24 of Oxford was arrested Friday afternoon following a compliant by a female victim who alleged that Edwin and she got into an argument and that Hill was holding her down and punched her in the back of the head. The victim said that as she was attempting to exit the house, Hill grabbed her by the back of the neck and restrained her. Hill was released from the Izard County Detention Facility on Sunday with a court date and a no contact order

Donna Stephens, age 70 of Pine, Arizona was arrested June 20 on the charge of driving while intoxicated. A concerned motorist who was following Stephens was finally able to get her to stop near Brockwell. The motorist called the Izard County Sheriff’s Department. Stephens was released with a court date after appearing before Judge Jim Short.

Dora Jean Hendrickson, age 35 of Pineville was arrested late night Saturday after Deputy Richard Williams was dispatched to an Estes Heights address in the Pineville area. Hendrickson was incoherent at the time of her arrest and was making strange statements to Deputy Williams. In addition to her disorderly conduct charge, Hendrickson was served with a warrant for harassing communications.  Hendrickson remains in the Izard County Detention Facility pending a mental evaluation.

Danielle Hannah Falk, age 22 of Oxford was arrested June 14 on a failure to pay fines warrant. Falk was released from the Izard County Detention June 17 with a court date.

 Eric Lance Stevens , age 35 of Camden was arrested June 14 on a failure to pay fines warrant, Stevens posted bond the following day in the amount of $230 and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility.

Susan Perry, age 36 of Easy K Road, Evening Shade was arrested June 17 on a theft of property warrant. Perry was released the day of her arrest and given a court date.

Kenneth Ray Garrison, age 36 of Sweet Home Road, Violet Hill was arrested June 18 for cruelty to animals.  Garrison remains in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of $500 bond.


News Release, For Immediate Release, June 24, 2013