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Wife stabs husband

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Jody Shackelford

Staff Writer

A Mount Pleasant woman is accused of stabbing her husband in the chest with a pair of scissors recently, according to Izard County authorities.

Katrina Malloy, 38, is being held in the Izard County Detention Facility after a March 21 brawl between husband and wife escalated. She is facing charges of felony aggravated assault on a family member as well as domestic battery in the third degree involving a child.

Emergency medical personnel took, David Malloy to a local hospital for treatment. David was also with charged with misdemeanor domestic battery in the third degree.

A Sharp County man has been charged with felony fleeing according to documents provided by the Circuit Court of Fulton County.

Christopher Martin, 22, of Ash Flat was signaled to pull over after being clocked at 106 mph in a 55 mph zone but ignored authorities' emergency lights, according to Fulton County Deputy Johnny Byler.

A chase ensued down Highway 62/412 and then onto other side roads until Ash Flat Police Officer Charlie Yates blocked the path of Martin's vehicle and he was taken into custody.

According to Byler there was an odor of alcohol when he came into contact with Martin. When asked why he was running from police Martin stated, "I don't know," according to Byler's report. Martin was then transported to the Sharp County Sheriff's Department.

In another arrest, Kenneth Wayne Smith, 32, of Melbourne was charged with felony drug charges after being involved in a traffic stop March 19 where he ran from Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence.

According to authorities, Smith ran while Lawrence and Izard County Deputy Jim Griffin were conducting a search of the vehicle. Smith made his way across old Highway 69, a small field and new Highway 69 before being subdued in the parking lot of Quality Flooring.

The Izard County District Court charged Smith with improper passing, careless driving, driving while intoxicated, resisting arrest and fleeing.

Illegal drugs to include marijuana and methamphetamine, along with digital scales that authorities say are commonly used in the sale of drugs, were found in the vehicle and on the ground where Smith was subdued.

Smith is being charged with felony possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) with the intent to deliver, a class Y felony and use or possession of drug paraphernalia a class C felony.

Dewayne Wallis, 54, was arrested March 3 in the J Bar J community near Melbourne by the Izard County Sheriff's Department on charges from Lonoke County.

According to authorities, Wallis, a previous resident of Izard County, apparently had spent time living in Lonoke where he faces felony charges relating to sexual behavior with a juvenile female family member, according to authorities.

Wallis is charged with rape, a class Y felony; sexual assault in the second degree, a class B felony; and incest, a class C felony. Sheriff Tate Lawrence said that Wallis was transported that same day by Lonoke County authorities from the Izard County Detention Facility to Lonoke.

Johnny Ray Potter, 29, of Melbourne was arrested recently on theft of property charges. Potter is accused of stealing a power tool from Miller's Hardware in Melbourne and a similar item from B&B Supply in Franklin. Potter posted bond in the amount of $2,000 and was released with a court date.

Steven Ray Conyers, 39, of Mount Pleasant was arrested recently on numerous charges to include, driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle without insurance, obstructing government operations, terroristic threatening in the third degree and driving left of center. Conyers posted bond the following day in the amount of $3,635 and was released.

Harold Crosland has been charged in Fulton County with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver cocaine. Crosland is to serve 120 months and pay nearly $4,000 in court costs and fines with an additional $1,175.49 to be paid as restitution to the Izard County Sheriff's Department.

Jerry Marshall, 21, has been sentenced in Fulton County to 210 months on the charge of rape and 72 months on a charge of sexual indecency with a child. According to documents Marshall is to serve his sentences concurrently for a total of 17-and-a-half years.

Shane Shipp, 38, was sentenced in Fulton County on the charge of possession of a controlled substance methamphetamine for 72 months and suspended imposition of sentence of 48 months.

Shipp was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and fleeing with a total sentence to run concurrently for a total of six years. Shipp must pay fines and court costs of over $4,000 and an additional $500 to the Fulton County Sheriff's Department for extradition costs.

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