Phillip Thomas Costanzo, 48, of Calico Rock was arrested on March 6 for domestic battering second degree, a class "c" felony. According to Sheriff Tate Lawrence, Costanzo was babysitting a one year old boy. When the mother returned, she found bruising on the boy's face. Costanzo denied knowing anything about the injuries but, when questioned by sheriff's investigators, he confessed to striking the child. Costanzo remains in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of $20,000 bond.
Steven Duane Hood, 45 of Pineville was arrested on March 10 for driving while intoxicated, driving left of center and operating a motor vehicle without insurance. Hood was released from the Izard County Detention Facility on March 11 after posting bond in the amount of $1,360.
Bill Joe Binnion, Jr., 42, of Franklin was arrested on March 11 for driving while intoxicated, driving too fast for conditions, and refusal to submit to a chemical test. Binnion remains in the Izard County Detention Facility in lieu of $1,185 bond.
Tanya Lynette Turner, 42, of Melbourne was arrested March 9 for driving on a suspended license and careless and prohibited driving. Turner was released on March 9 after posting bond in the amount of $435.
Laci Dawn Jones, 20, of Melbourne was arrested March 9 on an Independence County warrant. Jones remains in the Izard County Detention Facility.
Jeremy David Wray, 33, of Oxford was jailed March 5 on orders of Judge John Dan Kemp. Wray had violated provisions of the Izard County Drug Court. Wray was released following a two day commitment.