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Izard County Sheriff's Report

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Matthew D. Palmer, 27, of Melbourne was arrested April 19 on a charge of violating Arkansas social hosts law. Palmer was released from the Izard County Detention Facility after posting bond in the amount of $500.

Jeffery Shane McCullough, 18, of Melbourne was arrested April 19 on the charge of possessing alcohol by a minor. McCullough posted bond the same day in the amount of $605 and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility.

Melissa Neal, age 28, of Oxford was arrested April 22 on the charge of theft of property. Neal posted bond the same day and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility.

Elizabeth L. Howell, 21, of Viola was arrested April 17 on the charge of disorderly conduct. Howell posted bond April 19 in the amount of $205 and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility.

Steven William Chute, 20, of Melbourne was arrested April 24 on charges of drinking in public and possession of alcohol by a minor. Chute remains in the Izard County Detention Facility.

Dennis W. McCasland, 48, of Oxford was arrested April 24 on charges of domestic battering third degree and public intoxication.

Doris L. McCasland, age 50 of the same address, was charged with domestic battering third degree. Both remain in the Izard County Detention Facility.

Jeremy Runyan, 35, of Violet Hill was arrested April 18 on charges of driving while intoxicated, speeding, and careless driving. Runyan later posted bond in the amount of $1,360 and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility.

Kayla Sparks, 19, of Harrison was arrested April 17 on the charge of driving on a suspended license and Boone County warrants. Sparks later posted bond in the amount of $790 and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility.

Brent Allen Dale, 42, of Sidney was arrested April 21 on a child support enforcement warrant. Dale posted bond the following day and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility.

Nathan Randy Ballew, Jr., 24, of Jonesboro was arrested April 24 on a Jonesboro Police Department warrant. Ballew remains in the Izard County Detention Facility.

Calvin Brooks, Jr., age 42 of Cushman was arrested April 17 on a failure to appear warrant. Brooks posted bond the same day in the amount of $1,755 and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility.

Ledell Strickland, Jr., 26, of Batesville was arrested April 14 on a criminal contempt of court warrant. Strickland later posted bond and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility.

Michael Thomas Dawson, age 57 of Franklin was arrested April 20 on a criminal contempt of court warrant. Dawson later posted bond in the amount of $250 and was released.

John Henry Wayne Cheek, Jr., 32, of Horseshoe Bend was arrested April 20 on a failure to pay fines warrant. Cheek later posted bond in the amount of $405 and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility.

A Salesville, Arkansas man has been charged in Izard County for the possession/manufacturing of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and delivering that substance. David Michael Fiss, age 20 was arrested April 29 on those charges and the additional charge of failure to pay fines. Sheriff Tate Lawrence said that Fiss was living in the Calico Rock area at the time he committed the alleged offense. Circuit Judge Tim Weaver set bond at $100,000. Fiss remains in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of bond, according to Sheriff Lawrence. The arrest of Fiss was made possible by a coordinated effort between the Izard County Sheriff's Department and the Sixteenth Judicial District Drug Task Force.

A Calico Rock woman was arrested April 25 as the result of Calico Rock School authorities reporting significant signs of physical abuse to a small child to the Izard County Sheriff's Department.

According to information and pictures provided to the sheriff's department, the child had marks of major injury to her legs and buttock area. Shelley Nalley, age 46 of Calico Rock was charged with domestic battering third degree. According to local and national court information, Nalley has been convicted in the past of similar and more serious charges involving a child. According to Sheriff Tate Lawrence, Nalley appeared before District Judge David E. Miller for a bond hearing and was ordered not to have future contact with the child. Nalley is out on bond and scheduled to appear in court.

Jason Dale Pittman, age 32 of Violet Hill was arrested May 1 on the charge of possessing drug paraphernalia. Pittman remains in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of bond in the amount of $1,150.

A Calico Rock man identified as Clinton Craig Hefton, age 38, was arrested April 26 on the charge of assault first degree. Hefton is alleged to have approached three individuals on their property complaining about their activity near Hefton's property. The situation somewhat escalated and Hefton is accused of displaying a gun. Hefton posted bond the following day in the amount of $1,000 and was released from the Izard County Detention Facility.

Brittane Renee Alexander, age 25 of Clinton was arrested April 27 on a failure to pay fines warrant. Judge David Miller conducted an initial hearing April 29, released Alexander and gave her a court date.

A Horseshoe Bend man, Jeff Daniel Easter, age 47 was arrested May 1 on warrant charging failure to pay fines. Easter remains in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of $635 bond.

Roger Lee Johnson, age 40 of Batesville and previously of the Zion community was transported April 29 to the Arkansas Department of Correction following a felony probation violation.

An arrest has been made in connection with the destruction of a memorial bench at the Spring Creek Cemetery in Calico Rock. The bench that had been placed near the grave site of Willis Hankins by Sally Austin was destroyed along with a monument. Alodia Hankins of Stone County was charged with Criminal Mischief in the second degree, a class "A" misdemeanor which carries punishment up to a year in the county jail and/or a $2,500 fine. Hankins posted bond in the amount of $2,500 and was released with a court date, according to Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence.