Izard County
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Melbourne, Arkansas
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          JASON COX


Jason Robert Cox, age 37 of Batesville was arrested July 31 on seven felony drug related charges. Sheriff Tate Lawrence said that Cox was charged with delivery of a controlled substance (methamphetamine-three counts, distribution near a certain facility-three counts, and additionally charged as a habitual offender having been previously convicted of four or more felonies. Cox remains in the Izard County Detention Facility on a $50,000 bond, a parole detainer, and a hold from Independence County.

Gerald Caleb Blevins has been formally charged with three drug related misdemeanors and two felonies.  The 21 year of Oxford man remains in the Izard County Detention Facility on charges to include possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia-two counts, possession of methadone, and possession of a prescribed narcotic outside the container it was dispensed. Blevins is been held on a $10,000 Circuit Court bond and a District Court hold.

Bradley Wayne Stowers, age 50 of Norfolk was arrested July 29 on a failure to appear bench warrant from Marion County. A shower was released from the Izard County Detention Facility the day of his arrest as directed by Marion County authorities.

Timothy Scott Cannon, age 21 of Horseshoe Bend was arrested August 1 on an Izard County bench warrant and is being held in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of a $10,000 cash bond.

Danny Wayne Smith, age 35 of Marked Tree was arrested on child support enforcement warrant on August 2. Smith is being held in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of an $8, 497 body attachment.

Steven Scott Staton, age 40 of Mountain Home was arrested Sunday on an Izard County failure to appear warrant. Staton remains in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of $1500 cash bond.

Rosemary Fern Branch, age 50 was arrested July 30 on a contempt of court charge and remains in the Izard County Detention Facility serving a thirty day commitment.



News Release, For Immediate Release, August 5, 2013, POC: Sheriff Tate Lawrence, 870 368 4203


Note: Picture of Cox provided


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