Izard County
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Melbourne, Arkansas
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            KEVIN GRAGG



A Norfolk man, Kevin Warren Gragg, age 43 was arrested October 21 on a felony to appear warrant. Gragg is accused of failing to appear in Izard County Circuit court to answer charges of possession of meth, possession of marijuana, possession to use drug paraphernalia for ingesting meth and possession of drug paraphernalia for the purpose of ingesting marijuana. Gragg remains in the Izard County Detention in lieu of $10,000 cash bond. Gargg’s circuit court date is November 17.

An altercation Thursday night in the Mt. Olive area has resulted in the arrest of three individuals from Benton. According to Sheriff Tate Lawrence, Robert Moore from Saline County came to Mt. Olive to perform work for Terry Rogers. Apparently Moore work for about half a day and was reported to acting strangely and left. Awhile later, Moore’s daughter, Morgan Moore arrived with Moore to get Moore’s’ belongings  when Terry Rogers went to outside and asked Robert Morgan what the problem was and that Robert reportedly got very angry and started hitting Rogers. Morgan Moore is accused then to have held Rogers by the nose from behind while her father Robert Morgan continued to hit Rogers in the face and head. Morgan Moore’s brother, identified only as Hunter joined in the fight and threw Rogers to the ground.

The three left the area and headed back to Saline County where they were arrested on Izard County warrants. The individual known earlier as just Hunter was further identified as Charles Hunter Sample, age 21 of Benton and Morgan Destiny Moore, age 21, of Benton were transported to Izard County to answer charges of battery third degree.  Robert Morgan, age and address unknown has been placed on an Izard County hold at the Saline County jail where  he is being held on Saline County charges.

Judge David E. Miller set bond for the three at $1,000 each and are currently being held. A court date for the three is set for December 12.


In an unrelated altercation, Rebecca Elizabeth Stevenson, age 39 of Horseshoe Bend and her live in boyfriend, Jonathan David Foster were arrested late Thursday night at their Horseshoe Bend residence following an argument that got physical.  Foster had visible injuries to one eye and back resulting in Stevenson being charged with domestic battery third degree. Foster was charged with disorderly conduct. The investigation is continuing  that a minor male who was present during the altercation is now claiming he was injured by Foster. Stevenson was released the following day with December 8 Horseshoe Bend court date while Foster posted bond on Saturday in the amount of $220 and given a December 8 curt date also well..

In yet another altercation, Betty Burns, age 28 of Mountain View was ex-boyfriend arrested October 20 on charges of domestic battering third degree and terroristic threatening after her called the sheriffs’    department to report that Burns’ came to his Zion residence to get him to sign over a television set to her. After the ex-boyfriend to her he intended to keep, Burns’ allegedly became anger, hit him in the face and as he turned away from her, she grabbed him by the throat and began hit him in n the back of the head and neck. Burns posted a $1,000 bond Thursday and was releases from the Izard County Detention Facility with a December 10 court date.

A fourth domestic battery arrest resulted in Christopher Lane Eiler, age 33 of Melbourne being jailed October 19. The charge stems from Eiler and a female got into an argument over finances that later led to a physical altercation. Eiler allegedly forced the female on the bed and while subdue he forcibly grasped her by the throat and was freed only after she struck Eiler until she was freed from his grasp. Eiler appeared in court Thursday and was fined and released and fined.


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