JONESBORO, Ark. – Many of the arrests which took place in Craighead County’s Operation Stamp Em between Tuesday and Wednesday happened in Jonesboro.
NEA Report put together a compilation of smaller reports on those arrests. To read more about the overall numbers from the operation and the name, see this story.
At 9 a.m. Tuesday morning, May 23, JPD made contact with Tauron Rashaun Falls, 22, of Jonesboro. He was arrested for contempt of court/non-payment of fines (two counts) at his residence at the 200-block of Royale.
At 9 a.m. Tuesday, police arrived at the 3100-block of Fairview to locate Steven Matthew Casey, 28, of Jonesboro, for a felony parole warrant. He was located in a child’s bedroom and arrested, the report said.
At 10:10 a.m. Tuesday at the 2200-block of Mary Jane Drive, police arrested Elizabeth Carter, 54, of Jonesboro, for a felony absconding warrant.
At 11 a.m. Tuesday morning, JPD visited 247 North Allis to a unit to locate Jeanine Coleman, 28, of Jonesboro, who had a felony bench warrant as well as at nine contempt of court warrants for non-payment of fines, the report said. She was arrested.
At noon on Tuesday, Rachel Anne Slusher, 37, of Jonesboro, was located at the 300-block of West Oak Street. She was an active parole absconder, the report said, and arrested.
At 1:30 p.m. Jessie Lee Thomas, 24, of Jonesboro, was arrested. Click here to read more about his arrest.
At 1:40 p.m., Terry Randall Hodges, 47, was located at Fairview Inn (3000 Apache Drive). Hodges was said to be in the pool area by the front desk worker. He was wanted for absconding. When police made contact, they said he pulled out a clear plastic baggie that appeared to have something white in it and swallowed it. A small light bulb was found during a search with burn marks and white residue, possibly meth, located inside. He claimed he only swallowed a blunt of marijuana but police suspected it was meth and took him to the ER to be evaluated. He was then transported to CCDC to face charges for parole violation, parole warrant, felony bench warrant (Craighead County), felony possession of drug paraphernalia and felony tampering with physical evidence.
At 1:46 p.m., police arrested Regina S. Gipson (Holt), at her job at On The Bistro restaurant at Nettleton and U.S. 63. She had a misdemeanor bench warrant.
At 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Lisa Butler, 30 of Jonesboro, was located at the 500-block of West Matthews. She was wanted for felony absconding along with having a felony bench warrant out of Poinsett County. She was arrested. While being searched at the booking area, a small plastic baggie containing methamphetamine and a meth pipe were located. She will face two felony charges for that, along with her warrants.
At 3:57 p.m. on Tuesday, Investigator Pete Lochner along with Parole SRT Agents responded to 2209 Race Street to a set of apartments to find Jeremy Wayne Murphy, 29, of Jonesboro. Murphy had an active felony bench warrant out of Craighead County Sheriff’s Office. Investigators made contact with Jennifer Danielle Barnett, 28, of Jonesboro, who said Murphy was not in the residence and refused entry to authorities. She was told several times if she knew he was inside and was intentionally concealing him, she could be charged with hindering apprehension. She insisted. A search warrant was approved by Judge Tommy Fowler and officers entered the residence. Both were arrested and transported to Craighead County Detention Center.
At 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, authorities visited the 900-bock of Word Avenue to find Kevin James Sullivan, 44, of Jonesboro. He was wanted for absconding. Sullivan was arrested.
At 6:21 p.m., approximately, police arrived at the 200-block of East Jackson Avenue to serve warrants on Garrett Robert Bearden, 53, of Leachville. However, he showed officers paperwork confirming he was in the care of St. Bernard’s Medical Center and unable to attend court. Although ten days had passed since the issuance of the warrant, officers cited him and released him, instead of taking him to jail as was done with all others.
At 6:25 p.m., JPD was dispatched to the intersection of Highland and Industrial drives to assist with two more arrests in the operation. Douglas Aurthur Gray, 30, of Jonesboro, was arrested for two FTA warrants while Brianna M. Raymond, 26, of Jonesboro, was arrested on six contempt of court/non-payment warrants, a misdemeanor FTA and a FTA for a traffic warrant. She also had a bench warrant and eight contempt of court warrants out of Craighead County.
At 8:50 p.m., JPD was contacted by a probation and parole officer to help assist in an arrest at the 1700-block of Big Johns Place. Omika Humphrey, 35, of Jonesboro, had a felony bench warrant for her arrest.
At 9:40 p.m., while at the jail on a seperate arrest, Jeremy Wayne Murphy, 29, of Jonesboro, was charged with two FTA warrants and two COC warrants.
At 10:30 p.m., JPD officers arrived to assist corrections officers at Baymont Inn on Kazi. Carson Clampit, 35, of Harrisburg, was arrested for a parole warrant. Inside of Clampit’s boot was a burnt metal spoon, white plastic straw and a used syringe. Five individual bags of yellow meth were found. One bag had one large chunk of ice while the other bags had small pieces. He was charged with felony possession of meth, and meth paraphernalia, along with a hold for the parole warrant. The meth weighed 4.3 grams, the report said.
At 10:43 p.m., JPD was dispatched to the county jail to once again serve warrants to someone who ended up in custody on their own accord. April L. Williams, 37, of Jonesboro, was cited for COC/non-payment.
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