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Melbourne man faces charges

Thursday, December 8, 2005

William Lewis Wright, 78, of Melbourne was arrested Nov. 28 and charged with theft of property after authorities recovered a wallet they think Wright took from a convenience store.

Store employees said Wright falsely claimed he was the rightful owner of a wallet found at the store, according to the Izard County Sheriff's Department.

"Wright initially denied having taken the wallet, but an immediate investigation led to the discovery of the wallet, less its contents, in a roadside park trash container," said Sheriff Tate Lawrence. "Documents from the wallet were found at yet another roadside park."

Lawrence said the money from the wallet was recovered from an unnamed person who said it came from Wright.

Wright posted bond of $3,000 and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility Nov. 30. Chief Deputy Earnie Blackley led the investigation.

Ed Foley, 65, of Wideman was arrested Dec. 1 and charged with first degree terroristic threatening and harassing communications. He was also charged with disorderly conduct after being incarcerated in the Izard County Detention Facility.

Delbert Lee Boyd, 61, of Horseshoe Bend was arrested Dec. 2 and charged with driving while intoxicated (second offense), violation of child protection and endangering the welfare of a child. Boyd posted bond of $2,415 the following day and was released.

Jeremy Ryan Cassell, 26, of Horseshoe Bend was arrested Nov. 30 and charged with breaking and entering and theft of property. Cassell was released after posting bond of $5,000.

Kelley Inez, 31, of Melbourne was arrested on 14 hot check warrants Nov. 22. Inez posted bond of $4,030 and was released Dec. 2.

Walter Ray Hall, 50, of Oxford was arrested Nov. 28 on a probation/parole violation from Lonoke County. Hall posted bond of $2,500 and was released.

Five persons who tested positive for illegal drugs when they appeared in Izard County Circuit Court were sentenced to 30 days in the Izard County Detention Facility. Held in contempt of court were Justin Bishop, 25, of Melbourne, Jonathan Cagle, 19, of Calico Rock, Steven Ray Smith, 44, of Harrison, Harold Wade Sanders, 45, of Dolph, and Chris Cline, 30, of Pineville.

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