JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The following information was provided by the Jonesboro Police Department on Wednesday, Nov. 26. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.
Les A. Dorris, 50, of Jonesboro was arrested on a charge of DWI-drugs near the intersection of Johnson and Main Street at 9:58 a.m. Tuesday. According to the incident report, Dorris was observed driving on the sidewalk at about 10 miles an hour. Dorris reportedly told officers he was diabetic and an ambulance was called to the scene. According to the EMS crew, his blood sugar level was normal. Dorris reportedly told officers he had taken hydrocodone, soma and busiprone. Dorris was taken to a local hospital for a blood sample, he was later taken to the Craighead County Detention Center where he was given a court date of Nov. 26 and left in lieu of $905 surety bond.
Leodis Randle, 21, of Jonesboro for possession of a Schedule VI controlled substance following a traffic stop at 9 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Melrose and Cedar Heights. During the stop the officer reported smelling a strong odor of marijuana coming from Randle's vehicle. The officer noted that while questioning Randle he noticed the suspect "would not stop looking at the bottom of the driver door." When the officer investigated the door, Randle reportedly told him the marijuana was under a tray attached to the door. The officer reported finding a white plastic bag containing suspected marijuana. Randle was arrested and taken to the CCDC where he was given a court date of Nov. 26 and left in lieu of a $950 surety bond.
At approximately 8 p.m. Tuesday a Jonesboro woman reported a burglary at her apartment in the 500-block of Belt Street. According to the police report, the back door was broken off the frame and the apartment had been ransacked.
Around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday officers were dispatched to the 1400-block of Cole regarding a residential burglary. According to the report, the back door had been forced open and the door frame was broken. The officer noted the locks on the door were still in the locked position. The victim told police a TV, laptop computer, game console and jewelry were stolen. She provided officers with the name of a suspect whom she alleged had recently come to her home uninvited and beat on her doors and windows.
Savanah D. Bolton, 18, of Jonesboro was arrested on a charge of domestic battery-third degree. According to the incident report, a 19-year-old man flagged down an officer in the 700-block of East Word at approximately 9:11 p.m. and said his girlfriend, later identified as Bolton, had just punched him. When questioned by the officer, Bolton is alleged to have admitted hitting the man. She was arrested and taken to the CCDC and left to await a probable cause hearing.
At approximately 10 p.m. Tuesday officers were dispatched to a shots fired call in the 1000-block of Kitchen Street. According to the victim a named suspect threatened her with a pistol, then fired three shots into the air as he drove away. Officers reportedly were unable to find any shells in the roadway. No injuries or damage was reported.
Leaving scene of accident
At 10:23 a.m. an Osceola woman reported a gray Mercury Marquis driven by an elderly woman backed into her SUV parked at the Clopton Clinic, 300 Carson.
At 9:57 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 1700-block of South Caraway regarding a hit and run. According to witnesses, a woman driving a white Pontiac G6 backed into the rear bumper of a pickup truck. Officers were unable to locate the suspect's vehicle.
A City Water and Light employee reported a black truck pulling a utility trailer had dumped trash in a vacant lot in the 1200-block of North Main. According to the report the trash appeared to be from a construction site.
Christian D. Maxwell, 19, of Marion was arrested on a charge of shoplifting at 1:37 p.m. Tuesday. According to the incident report, Maxwell took two sweat shirts into a dressing room at Dillard's, 3000 E. Highland, but exited with just one. An employee confronted Maxwell and the suspect reportedly admitted the other shirt was inside her purse. Maxwell was arrested and taken to the CCDC where she was left in lieu of a $770 bond and given a court date of Nov. 26.
Theft from vehicle
At approximately 11:15 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 500-block of Temple Court regarding a cell phone stolen from a vehicle. The victim told officers when he called his cell phone someone answered then hung up. When he attempted to call the phone again it went straight to voicemail.