JONESBORO, Ark. – This is a summarized look at the reports over the past 24 hours released by the Jonesboro Police Department. All information contained here is public record and some is still censored by NEA Report. Suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Alleged Sexual Assault Involving Teen
An investigation into a possible felony second degree sexual assault case is being conducted by JPD. The report was filed Tuesday morning but details an incident on August 10. The report states a 20-year-old male engaged in sexual activity with a 13-year-old female.
An armed robbery was reported at an apartment Monday night in Jonesboro. It happened sometime around 9:55 PM when suspects entered a victim’s apartment at the 3900-block of Hill Drive. They were armed with handguns. The suspects stole $1,200 in cash and a number of other valuables. The description of the suspects was listed as both being well-groomed young black males, 18 or 19 years old. Suspect #1 was about 170 pounds, 6’0″, while suspect #2 was around 6’0″ and 220 pounds. Both had short hair.
Suspect Found With Ecstasy and Cash after Bad Wreck
Officers worked a severe accident involving a motorcycle rider and another driver who was found with drugs and booze Monday evening. The report begins around 5:40 PM when Officer Christopher Pigg was dispatched to East Johnson and North Bridge where a vehicle vs. motorcycle had taken place. The biker was on the ground and no helmet was near him. A witness said it was knocked off. He appeared to have suffered a head injury. The officer spoke to the suspect, Donald Lee Field, 31, who said he was turning south bound onto Bridge Street while traveling west on Johnson when he was struck by the motorcycle. Field, who had no proof of insurance, smelled like intoxicants, the officer said. The officer noticed a cooler with beer in it in the back of his vehicle. The officer also found a large amount of cash on the man. Officers found suspected ecstasy and some type of THC medication on Field, too. Field was arrested for possession with intent to deliver on the ecstasy (felony), possession misdemeanor (THC), and no insurance.
A license plate was stolen off of a vehicle at the 2100-block of Watt Street sometime between 10 PM Monday night and 6 AM Tuesday morning.
A woman reported an intoxicated man broke her windshield with a rock while walking down Burke Avenue. It was around 3 AM Tuesday when the incident happened.
A suspicious activity report at the 1100-block of Walker Pl. ended with Adrias Desean Johnson, 27, arrested for having warrants through Walnut Ridge.
A traffic stop for a damaged brake light resulted in an arrest of the passenger, Chyna Marshall, 25, of Jonesboro, on a failure to appear warrant. The stop was at East Hoover and North Drake and was conducted around 12:25 AM early Tuesday. The judge placed a hold on her, meaning she must appear before the judge before she may be released.
A disturbance with weapons call ended with two arrests. The call began around 11:20 PM Monday night. The report said the suspect was threatening to kill the victim with a knife. Dwayne Stevenson, 33, was arrested on a parole violation and for second degree assault on a family or household member. Police also issued a summons during the incident to Jerry Lee Walker, 49, the report said.
A burglary was reported around 10:45 PM Monday night at a home at the 500-block of Marshall Street. The residents returned home to find the bedroom window opened and a felonious amount of items stolen (over $1,000), including a 55 inch flat screen TV and an XBox One. Police did have a possible suspect but her name was not listed.
A report at 9:40 PM was taken at the 800-block of South Caraway Road in Jonesboro (at an apartment). A woman, 31, was involved in an altercation with a male of the same residence: Andre Omar, Tomlinson, 29, of Jonesboro. The report said he shoved her and sprayed her in the eyes with pepper spray. Tomlinson was arrested on third degree assault on a family or household member and remains in jail on a $2,000 bond as of this post.
Two shoplifters were reported to JPD by JCPenney in Jonesboro Monday night. JPD was dispatched at 8:45 PM to The Mall at Turtle Creek after two suspects reportedly ran into the store, took a $150 bed comforter, and then ran out. One of the suspects in the report was a female and other suspect was a male, black, between 25-35. They drove off in a white Nissan with plates registered to Latilya Shanal Payne of Jonesboro. Payne’s sister contacted NEA Report later, saying Payne’s license plate was stolen and the Nissan was not hers.
A residential burglary was reported on North Bridge Street at 6 PM Sunday night. Although a suspect was not known at the time, when the victim returned home from work the next night, the suspect’s mother was waiting with her child. The 17-year-old male forced his way into an apartment, the victim described. He was captured on video during the incident but claimed he didn’t steal anything. The juvenile office is handling the case.
Tony Mode, 60, was arrested for driving on a suspended driver’s license Monday evening. Just before 8 PM, an officer noticed him driving the wrong direction on Union Avenue, downtown. He was taken to the county jail.
Two suspects were arrested for smoking meth in a cemetery Monday evening. At about 6:35 PM, Officer Jason Myers got out with two males in a red F-150 at the Nettleton Cemetery. As soon as he made contact, Christopher Blake Moskop, 23, of Trumann, got out of the passenger side and began stomping. The officer later found he was destroying a meth pipe. Both he and Ryne Silas Kimbrough, 23, of Jonesboro, were arrested. Both were charged with possession of meth and paraphernalia (both felonies). For stomping the pipe, Moskop gets a felony tampering with evidence charge. He also had a failure to appear warrant.
A 17-year-old female reported a 22-year-old male put her in a headlock until she almost passed out at an apartment at the 600-block of Melrose. No arrests were made.
A suspect allegedly tried to cash a deceased woman’s check Monday evening at Regions Bank in Jonesboro and ended up getting arrested. Elizabeth Marie Mitchell, 40, of Jonesboro, told police she received the check from a woman for cleaning. Police told her the woman was deceased. Mitchell said she thought the person was the woman or the woman’s family. She said she “worked for that money” and stated she was innocent. She had warrants and was detained.
A 61-year-old woman reported her 75-year-old female neighbor borrowed several items, including a $1,500 oxygen tank, and now refuses to return them.
Robert E. Bradbury, 39, of Jonesboro, was stopped Monday evening at 4:22 PM on Johnson Avenue for a crack in his windshield that obstructed the driver’s field of vision. The officer, seeing previous charges for drugs, asked Bradbury if he had any drugs on him. Bradbury stated there was a pipe in the vehicle. The officer found a metal vial containing marijuana and the glass pipe in a package of cigarettes. He arrested Bradbury.
Christopher Jamal Chapman, 25, of Blytheville, was arrested for shoplifting at Walmart on Highland Drive. The alleged incident happened sometime after 3:10 PM. Two boxes of earrings were recovered.
A report at 3:21 PM at the 1600-block of French indicated an ex-boyfriend kicked in the door, struck the female victim, and wouldn’t allow her to leave before taking her phone and leaving the next day. No arrests were noted in the report but he could face charges including false imprisonment.
Two victims reported they were assaulted at the 200-block of North Miller Street. Both had obvious injuries, the report said. There were three suspects in the report, two females and one male. Only one of the females was identified: Karen Hranicky aka Karen Cardenas, 27, of Jonesboro. The report said she was driving a maroon Honda and threatened the victims before leaving the scene.
A shots fired report was made at 1312 Links Circle at the Links Apartments around 3 PM Monday.
Between last Friday (16th) and Sunday, someone stole a weed eater at the 3000-block of Meador Drive.
Someone stole vehicle tags sometime late Sunday or early Monday at the 2400-block of Boydston St.
A hit and run happened around 8 AM Monday as a driver turned from South Madison onto Southwest Drive. A red sedan, driven by a black male driver, came into her lane and sideswiped her. The vehicle just continued northbound on Southwest and then turned onto Highland Drive.
A 14-year-old was arrested at Success Achievement Academy around lunch on Monday after he went off for some unknown reason, telling people he would hit them and saying “F*** you bi***” to a police officer. He was also punching walls and smack talking other students. He was arrested for disorderly conduct.
A report by a woman, 34, alleged her ex boyfriend, 23, broke into her home, beat her up, and stole her PS4. It was reported at the desk on Monday at 11:37 AM but no time is in the report (visible to this reporter) indicating the time of the crime. The location was the 400-block of E. Allen Avenue at an apartment.
After a traffic stop for going 50 MPH in a 30 MPH zone, Dominique Boston, 21, was cited for lack of driver’s license and lack of insurance. Her mother picked her up.
A vehicle break-in from between Saturday night and Sunday morning was reported at an apartment at the 2500-block of East Johnson Avenue.
A utility trailer was stolen off of a victim’s property at the 2000-block of Timberridge Drive sometime between August 16 and August 18 (Friday and Sunday).
A 36-year-old man was arrested for putting his hands on his wife over a Facebook post. It happened around 7:20 AM Monday morning. The suspect grabbed the victim around the neck and pushed her to the ground, the report said. Jeremy N. Sheppard was arrested and transported to CCDC.