Vandals cause damage at Miracle League Park, plus other reports from Jonesboro

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JONESBORO, Ark. – Several hundred dollars in damages were caused to the Miracle League Park, a report taken Thursday morning in Jonesboro indicated.

It happened at 5000 South Caraway Road in the men’s bathroom area. When Officer Brandon Butler arrived, he noted a gel-like substance smeared on the mirror. Among the random patterns drawn on the mirror included the letters “SR.”

Two bathroom stall doors were also damaged. It appeared something had impacted them. A toilet was also damaged. It was estimated that the total cost of damages was about $500.

Police are investigating the incident.


More Reports

Here are other incidents reported to JPD over the past 24 hours. All reports are public records and suspects are innocent until proven guilty in court.

A suspect was arrested after wrecking his vehicle while police believe he was impaired by narcotics early Thursday in Jonesboro. Tucker Reed Davis, 18, of Paragould, was passed out behind the wheel when Officer Tanner Huff arrested him and transported him to CCDC. He faces charges of reckless driving, DWI drugs, possession (marijuana), possession (Alprazolam), and possession of paraphernalia.

A traffic stop early Thursday at Days Inn ended with two arrested. Jennifer Carruth, 33, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia. Dority Donnie, 33, was arrested for an absconding warrant.

A woman and a witness reported several thefts to police early Thursday. She believed a man staying at her house had stolen a tattoo gun, ink, a Bluetooth speaker, a phone, a drill, and possibly other items. While at the police station, the suspect called the alleged victim and the report indicated wanted to return the stole items in exchange for no charges being filed. Authorities were unable to locate the man after efforts to find him at a local hotel.

A traffic stop early Thursday for tag lights out resulted in a man being arrested for both an FTA warrant in Jonesboro and an unspecified warrant out of Garland PD in Texas. Tristian Mccullough was arrested. Garland PD in Texas requested a hold be placed on him for their warrant.

Mack Smith, 49, of Jonesboro, was arrested late Wednesday on allegations he struck someone in the head with a metal pipe.

A woman between the age of 45-55 tried to pay for items at Kroger with a counterfeit $100.

Andrew Austin Goldman, 38, of Jonesboro, was arrested Wednesday night on allegations he assaulted a family member and damaged her vehicle. A resisting arrest charge was also listed in the report.

Two men were pulled over in a traffic stop a short time after 5 PM Wednesday in Jonesboro over an expired license plate (June 2019). It appeared suspicious from the get-go with the vehicle circling the parking lot and not stopping immediately, making the officer think the driver was about to flee. Once it stopped, the driver – Robert Sheffield – was detained and the front seat passenger, Robert Justin Hightower, 39, of Jonesboro, was removed from the vehicle as well. The report stated both were known for methamphetamine use/sales. A K-9 alerted on the vehicle and a search located 18.1 grams of meth. Hightower claimed the drugs as his own after being read his rights. He was arrested while Sheffield was issued a citation for expired tags.

A 13-year-old girl was arrested after an altercation with two other girls, 12 and 13. It happened shortly after 1 PM Wednesday at the 3900-block of Aggie.

A woman filled out a form to receive $438 online but was given $4,380 and asked to get the difference back by buying gift cards. The obvious scam was foiled when she realized something was amiss and contacted the bank. The money had been taken back out of her account. The case was reviewed but not assigned due to a lack of leads, evidence, or possible suspects.

A theft of $1,620 in currency was reported by Lowes Wednesday afternoon.

A woman was cited on seven counts of no rabies vaccination for animals after an incident Wednesday at the 3600-block of Ridgeway Circle. The complainant’s dog got into a fight with the suspect’s dogs. The complainant’s dog was taken to an animal clinic where it died. Neither party witnessed the actual fight, the report said. Somehow, the deceased dog had gotten into the backyard of the woman who was cited through a broken plank in the fence.

A driver was northbound on Patrick Wednesday morning when a traffic collision happened at the intersection with Washington Avenue in Jonesboro. The report indicated the driver ran a stop sign, hitting the mid-driver side of the other vehicle. Then, the driver reportedly left the scene. Police later made contact with him and he came to the police station to give a statement. He was cited for driving with a suspended license, leaving the scene of an accident with property damage only, and hazardous driving.

A 27-year-old woman reported to police that between 11 AM and 11:30 AM, a male pulled up next to her in his vehicle and was masturbating. She reported it at JPD’s HQ on Caraway Road but the incident location and other details were masked.

Police served numerous failure to appear warrants across the entire 24 hours.

A woman was arrested early Wednesday after she allegedly tried to deposit a fraudulent check at the Regions Bank drive-thru, 2400 East Highland in Jonesboro. Theresa K Watts, 21, of Jonesboro, faces a felony charge of second degree forgery.



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