RECAP OF RECENT LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS
CLARKSVILLE MAN ARRESTED AFTER LEAVING SCENE OF ACCIDENT
Johnson County Sheriff’s Department received a report of an accident with injury on Highway 103 on April 30th. Deputies responded to the area and were informed that the male driver had been picked up by a friend and would be at McCormick’s gas station. The subject was located in the passenger seat of the vehicle at McCormick’s and was bleeding from cuts and scrapes. The subject was identified as26 year of Blake Moores of Clarksville. Moores denied driving the motorcycle involved in the accident but witness’s statements tied him to the motorcycle accident. EMS arrived on scene at the gas station and treated Moores there, but he refused to be transported to the hospital. Moores was taken into custody and did have to go to the hospital for treatment before he could be booked into the detention center for careless driving, no proof insurance, driving left of center and expired vehicle license. The report shows that alcohol was involved in the incident.
OZARK WOMAN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES IN T/S
Johnson County Deputy Brent Scott initiated a traffic stop on I-40 that lead to the arrest of an Ozark resident on drug charges May 1st. Amanda Plumbtree age 39 of Ozark was the driver of the vehicle. The vehicle was stopped for an expired tag. During the stop, Plumbtree admitted to having a marijuana pipe under the passenger seat. The pipe was located by Scott along with 2 prescription bottles containing pills, one had Xanax the other Hydrocodone. Plumbtree was arrested for possession of controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and expired vehicle license.
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF ON HIGHWAY 164 IN HARTMAN
Aaron Campbell filed a report with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department on May1st in reference to criminal mischief in the 6400 block of Highway 164 in Hartman. Campbell advised that someone came into his yard during the night and broke out the window of his Case tractor. The damage was listed at $500.
16 GRAMS OF MARIJUANA SEIZED IN T/S
A Mississippi man was arrested in Johnson County during a traffic stop on April 17th after a 16 grams of marijuana were seized in a concealed compartment under the cushion of the front seat of the vehicle. The compartment contained numerous containers used for selling marijuana. A Keegan Keys and Damian Keys were arrested on multiple drug charges, both from Mississippi.
Nikole Parker filed a theft report with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department on April 25th. Parker advised that a Taurus semi-auto 22 pistol was missing from her vehicle. The gun was believed to have been taken in the last few days according to the report which listed the value of the gun at $500.
2 ARRESTED AFTER CALL OF AN ALTERCATION
Johnson County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to report of an altercation in the 7400 block of Highway 64 in Hartman on May 1st. It was learned that the two suspects had left the scene, they were located and stopped on the edge of Clarksville identified as Robert Jones Jr. and Heather Elena. The victims advised that the two had come to the residence in Hartman and assaulted her after an argument broke out. Jones and Elena were arrested for 3rd degree battery, criminal trespass and disorderly conduct. Jones was also charged with possession of controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia after a marijuana pipe and a baggie of marijuana were found in his vehicle.
PRIVATE PROPERTY ACCIDENT
Franklin County Sheriff’s Department took a report of a private property accident at the Carbon Plant Road south of Altus on April 29th. A Toni Chowning of Clarksville had backed into a vehicle that was parked and owned by Kendra Rambo. Damage to the Rambo vehicle was estimated at $2,000 with $500 to the Chowning vehicle. No one was injured or cited.
THEFT OF PROPERTY
Amanda Smith filed a theft report with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department on Monday April 29th. Smith advised that she had gone to a residence in the 300 block of Rollin Hill Lane to pick up her boat. When she arrived she noticed that her boat motor, air compressor and lawn mower were missing from the location. She said the last time she had seen the property was on the 23rd. Smith also reported that her 1957 Chevy pickup truck had been broken and the ignition switch ripped out, the wiring under the dash had been ripped out in an apparent attempt to hot wire the vehicle. The boat motor was a 30hp Mercury brand, a red and silver a/and a yellow lawn mower.
Franklin County Cpl. Johnathan Anderson took a report of criminal mischief on Wednesday May 1st. Gail Bennett advised that on Saturday April 27th, she noticed a dent in the passenger side rear of the bed of her 2004 Dodge pickup. It appeared someone had hit the truck with an object causing the damage. The report did list a couple of possible suspects.
CREDIT CARD FRAUD
Franklin County Sheriff’s Department took a report of credit card fraud on April 30th. Jeremy Harkreader of Lamar reported that a credit card had been taken from the coffee table of his home and use in Ozark and Altus. The statement shows that $291 in charges were made to the card over the course of two days at business in Ozark and Altus. The report did list a suspect identification. No arrest had been reported at the time the report was released.
THEFT OF PROPERTY
On May 8th, Michael Dunn contacted the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department in reference to a theft. Dunn stated that he had hired a subject on April 22nd to repair 4 garage doors at the Webb City Mini Storage units. The subject contracted with was identified as Andrew Orly. Orly never arrived to do the work and was not responding to Dunn’s attempts to contact him. Mr. Dunn gave Mr. Orly $502 up front for the work.
Lira Casillas of Clarksville contacted Clarksville Police on April 30th to report a case of possible identity fraud. Mr. Casillas advised that an insurance company has contacted him wanting him to pay for damages involved with a vehicle accident in California. Mr. Casillas advised that someone with his same last name but different date of birth was listed in the report.
DRUGS AND PARAPHERNALIA SEIZED
Arkansas Probation and Parole seized several items of drug paraphernalia and controlled substance from a vehicle of a parolee in Clarksville. Laura Zalar was arrested after the items were found in her vehicle when she arrived at her parole appointment. Items confiscated included 10 baggies with traces of meth, another clear bag with a small amount of met, a pink bag with alcohol wipes, syringe caps, q-tips; straws, syringes, clear glass smoking device, silver metal spoon with residue and a green and red plastic container with residue. Zalar was transported to the Johnson County Detention Center for felony possession of controlled and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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