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JPD Blotter: Officers investigate holiday thefts, burglaries

Amber Davis (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) Amber Davis (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

The following information was provided by the Jonesboro Police Department on Monday, Dec. 1. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.

Breaking or entering

On Sunday, Nov. 30, the owner of Suds and Duds, 4936 E. Nettleton, reported someone destroyed the locks on the coin boxes of 6 commercial dryers and stole several hundred dollars in quarters. The suspect—who was caught on surveillance video--is described as a white male, approximately 25-30 years of age, with brown hair and a “scraggly beard.”

Theft

Amber Davis, 28, of Paragould was arrested on suspicion of theft of $5,000 or less but greater than $1,000 and contributing to the delinquency of a minor at Walmart, 1911 West Parker. According to the incident report, an off-duty detective witnessed Davis and a juvenile exit the store with a cart full of merchandise, valued at $1,214, without paying for it. Davis was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center to await a probable cause hearing.

Drug charges

Jason Deon Hallmark, 41, and Windy Chamlies, 41, both of Jonesboro were arrested on suspicion of possession of a Schedule I or II controlled substance following a traffic stop at 1:07 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, at the intersection of South Caraway and Phillips. According to the incident report, Hallmark and Chamlies “seemed a little frantic.” Hallmark reportedly gave police consent to search his vehicle. During the search police reported finding a bag of suspected methamphetamine inside a bag on the passenger seat and bag containing a small amount of suspected meth between the seat belt buckle and the seat. Hallmark and Chamlies were taken to the Craighead County Detention Center where two more bags of suspected methamphetamine were reportedly found in Hallmark's boots. Both suspects were booked into the CCDC on felony possession charges and left to await a probable cause hearing.

Residential burglary

At 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, a woman reported someone kicked in the front door of her home in 900-block of Scott Street and stole two TVs.

A woman reported someone broke into her home in the 1100-block of Cartwright sometime between 6 a.m. and 7:15 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, and stole a TV.

On Sunday, Nov. 30, a woman reported someone broke into her home in the 2300-block of Court Street and stole 2 TVs, jewelry, cell phones and cash.

Robbery

A Jonesboro man reported he and his 6-year-old daughter were robbed at the park located at Cherry and Culberhouse by 3 black men. The victim told police one of the suspects asked him for a cigarette, then another hit him in the face. One of the suspects reportedly stole his wallet and an RCA tablet.

Resisting arrest

On Friday, Nov. 28, officers arrested Johnathan Keith Camara, 23, of Jonesboro on suspicion of resisting arrest. According to the incident report, at 10:36 p.m. officers were called to a disturbance in the 100-block of West Allen. Officers stated Camara was “extremely agitated and using heavy profanity” when asked for his information. While attempting to take Camara into custody, officers stated he “went limp and fell to the ground.” Once officers got him back on his feet, they say Camara “began kicking” at them. An officer then tased him. The report stated “after thatCamaraa complied with all other commands.” He was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center where he was held in lieu of a $420 surety bond and a $205 cash-only bond.

Public intoxication

John Tyson Laughry, 24, of Gassville was arrested Friday, Nov. 28, on suspicion of public intoxication, disorderly conduct, obstructing governmental operations, and possession of a Schedule IV or V controlled substance. According to the incident report, Laughry was “over-intoxicated” and was yelling and cursing loudly at the Vault Club, 2801 Fair Park. After several requests he not curse, an officer working uniformed security arrested Laughry for public intoxication. He was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center.

Cory Brett Watson, 27, of Jonesboro was arrested Saturday, Nov. 29, on suspicion of public intoxication after police say he attempted to fight a man who was giving him a ride home from a downtown club. According to the incident report, Watson “became very aggressive and belligerent.” He was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center and left pending a detox hold and a $205 surety bond.

On Saturday, Nov. 29, Miranda Bitler, 21, of Brookland was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication after police responding to a domestic dispute reported finding her “stumbling down the side” of Harrisburg Road. Due to her level of intoxication and believing “she was a danger to herself,” the officer arrested Bitler and took her to the Craighead County Detention Center where she was left in lieu of a $205 bond.

Assault on family or household member/battery

Kenneth Wayne Willie, 44, of Jonesboro was arrested Saturday, Nov. 29, on suspicion of second degree assault on a family or household member. He was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center to await a probable cause hearing.

Marlon O. Johnson, 40, of Jonesboro was arrested Saturday, Nov. 29, on suspicion of second degree battery and public intoxication. According to the incident report, Johnson and another man were playing cards when the two began to argue then began to punch each other. Witnesses said “everyone” in the home began to fight. Johnson was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center and left in lieu of a $205 surety bond.

Benjamin Cody Hill, 31, of Jonesboro was arrested Saturday, Nov. 29, on suspicion of third degree domestic battering. He was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center to await a probable cause hearing.

At 11:50 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, officers arrested Silvado Munoz, 24, of Jonesboro on suspicion of second degree assault on a family or household member. He was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center to await a probable cause hearing.

DWI

Jeffery Allen Reeves, 23, of Trumann was arrested on suspicion of DWI following a traffic stop for running a stop sign near the intersection of Fair Park and Phillips. According to the incident report, Reeves submitted to a portable breath test which resulted in a .13 blood alcohol content. Reeves was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center.

On Saturday, Nov. 29, police arrested Matthew Chandler Rimert, 19, of Jonesboro on suspicion of driving while intoxicated-drugs, careless and prohibited driving, purchase/possession of intoxicating liquor by a minor, and refusal to submit following an accident in the 2400-block of East Parker Road. He was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center where he was left in lieu of a $1,310 surety bond.

At 6:38 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, police arrested James Anthony Jones, 35, of Columbus, Ohio, on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, hazardous driving, and driving with a suspended license following a traffic stop on Philadelphia Road. According to the incident report, Jones admitted to drinking. He was taken to the Justice Complex where he was administered two blood alcohol tests which resulted in a BAC of .11. He was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center where he was left in lieu of a $905 bond for DWI and a $425 bond for hazardous driving.

Police arrested Elizabeth B. Band, 37, of Jonesboro on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit, and speeding. According to the incident report, an officer clocked Band on radar traveling 50 miles per hour in a 35 mile per hour zone on Caraway Road at 12:02 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1. The officer reported Band's speech was slurred and he could smell an odor of intoxicants. She was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center where she was left in lieu of a $950 surety bond.

Vehicle theft

At 5:07 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, officers responded to a stolen vehicle report at Kum & Go, 3418 West Johnson. The victim told police that while he was inside the store a white man, who had approached him for a cigarette, stole his company vehicle. The 2013 Ford Fusion, registered to Service Group 360, was found at approximately 7 a.m. when Kennett police stopped the vehicle.

Absconding

Brandon O. Young, 26, of Ft. Smith was arrested at 8:28 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, on a charge of possession of a Schedule III controlled substance and a failure to appear warrant following a disturbance call in the 1800-block of Self Circle. According to the incident report, an officer found Young hiding in a bedroom closet behind some clothes. He was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center where he was left in lieu of a $770 surety bond and a $10,096.80 cash-only bond.

To see other arrests made in Craighead County during the month of November, click here. (Mobile users, click here)

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