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A Batesville man was arrested late night of March 23 following a report that a motorcycle was being driven in an erratic manner. Deputy Phil Story was in pursuit of the motorcycle, driven by Jason Nicholes Candler, age 35 of Batesville, when it abruptly stopped in front of Story’s patrol vehicle causing an accident. Candler was extremely combative during the arrest process.  Sheriff Tate Lawrence said charges against Candler include driving while intoxicated-second offense, carrying a prohibited weapon, possessing a controlled substance, fleeing, possessing an instrument of crime, reckless driving, refusal to submit to a chemical test, having no insurance, and operating a vehicle without a current registration. Candler posted a $2,000 cash bond March 26 after appearing before Izard County District Judge David E. Miller. Candler has a court date of March 7.

Following a one vehicle accident, Jimmie Lee Gillaspie, age 19 of Batesville was arrested Saturday on the charge of driving while intoxicated. Gillaspie later posted bond in the amount of $800.00 and released from the Izard County Detention Facility and given an April 7th court date.

Julio C. Martinez, age 18 of Horseshoe Bend was arrested around midnight Saturday on the charge of driving under the influence. Martinez posted bond on Sunday in the amount of $305, given an April 7 court date, and released from the Izard County Detention Facility

Caleb Elmer Goodman, age 24 of Evening Shade was arrested early morning March 22 on charges of driving while intoxicated-second offense, driving on a revoked license and the result of a previous DWI, and refusal to submit to a chemical test. After posting a $1.950 bond, Goodman was transferred to Independence County on other charges.

Ronnie Lynn Mooney, age 59 of Calico Rock was arrested Friday on the charge of domestic battery third degree. A partner, Carol Hawk of the address was also charged with domestic battery third degree. Mooney was released the day of his arrest after appearing before District Judge David E. Miller. Mooney was given a Marcy 7 court date.

Kaylonia Leigh Kirk, age 22 of Ash Flat was arrested March 25 in Horseshoe Bend on the charge of possessing an instrument of crime. Kirk was released from the Izard County Detention Facility after posting a $2,210 bond. Kirk was given an April court date in Horseshoe Bend.

Tanya Leanne Stanton, age 40 of Horseshoe Bend was arrested March 25 a contempt of circuity court charge after testing positive for controlled substance. Stanton remains in the Izard County Detention Facility without bond.

Michael Joseph Kelly, age 26 of Franklin was arrested March 24 for operating a vehicle without insurance, without vehicle license plates, and no use of seat belts. After appearing in Izard County District Court on Mar h 26, Kelly was sentenced to eight days in jail and is scheduled to appear in Horseshoe Bend court on April 7.

Gabriel Anthony Saenz, age 27 of Horseshoe Bend was arrested March 25 on charges of driving on a revoked license, and failure to pay vehicle registration.  Saenz was released from the Izard County Detention after posting a $580 bond and given an April 7 Horseshoe Bend court date.

Kimberly Dawn Sanders, age 40 of Paragould was arrested March 23 on the charge of failure to pay fines. Sanders appeared in Izard County District Court March 26 and was released.

Darrey Lynn Hart, age 42 of Paragould, was arrested March 26 for violation of Arkansas hot check law. Hart remains in Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of $700 cash bond.

Robert James Langford, age 34 of Melbourne was arrested Saturday on a petition to revoke probation/ parole d and remains in the Izard County Detention Facility without bond. Langford’s circuit court date is for April 21.

Tonya Lucille Tilley, age 37 of Jordan was arrested Saturday for driving on a suspended license and a hold from Independence County. Tilley was released to Independence County authorities on the day of her arrest.

Frank Shawn Dickens, age 42 of Locust Grove, was jailed March 24 from Izard County Drug Court to serve a 21 day commitment.

Nathaniel Walter Kurowicki, age 28 of Mountain Home was extradited March 27 to Missouri to face felony charges of fraud.



News Release, For Immediate Release, March 30, 2015, POC: Sheriff Tate Lawrence, 8703684203


Note: Picture of Candler provided 

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