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Burglary suspect found hiding beneath bed

Lisa Smithey  (Source:  Baxter Co. Sheriff) Lisa Smithey (Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff)
Jeremiah Turman  (Source:  Baxter Co. Sheriff) Jeremiah Turman (Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff)
Stanley Wilkins  (Source:  Baxter Co. Sheriff) Stanley Wilkins (Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff)

MIDWAY, AR (KAIT) –  Three people are in the Baxter County Detention Center after police say they burst into a man's home then beat and robbed him.

On Wednesday deputies were called to a home at the Midway Oaks Trailer Park.  The caller said two men broke in the door, shoved a three-year-old child aside then began beating the victim in the head and face.

When the victim's roommate came into the room, deputies say the suspects fled in a gray Jeep Cherokee.  A few minutes later someone called 911 reporting two men were seen crawling into a home at the Cedar Hills Mobile Home.  Deputies went to the home and found a man and woman.  According to the report, the couple claimed they were the only ones in the residence.  Deputies, however, found another man hiding beneath a bed.

A search of the home apparently turned up a cell phone belonging to the victim as well as drug paraphernalia, syringes, suspected K2, marijuana and suspected heroin.  All three suspects were taken into custody.

30-year-old Lisa Ann Smithey of Mountain Home was charged with:

  • Residential Burglary  (Class B Felony)
  • Theft of Property  (Class A Misdemeanor)
  • Battery in the 3rd Degree  (Class A Misdemeanor)
  • Criminal Mischief  (Class A Misdemeanor)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance, Heroin  (Class B Felony)
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia  (Class C Felony)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance, Marijuana  (Class A Misdemeanor
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance, K2 (Class A Misdemeanor)

Smithey's bond was set at $100,000 pending her appearance in Baxter County Circuit Court on May 19, 2011.

29-year-old Jeremiah Lee Turman of Gassville was charged with:

  • Residential Burglary  (Class B Felony)
  • Theft of Property  (Class A Misdemeanor)
  • Battery in the 3rd Degree  (Class A Misdemeanor)
  • Criminal Mischief  (Class A Misdemeanor)

Turman's bond was set at $100,000 pending his appearance in Baxter County Circuit Court on May 19, 2011.

29-year-old Stanley Wayne Wilkins of Midway was charged with:

  • Residential Burglary  (Class B Felony)
  • Theft of Property  (Class A Misdemeanor)
  • Battery in the 3rd Degree  (Class A Misdemeanor)
  • Criminal Mischief  (Class A Misdemeanor)
  • Body Attachment-Child Support

Wilkins' bond was set at $102,000 pending his appearance in Baxter County Circuit Court on May 19, 2011.

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