Harley Davidson burglary suspect arrested; Narcan used for multiple overdoses; Other reports released Monday by JPD

JONESBORO, Ark. – These are the most serious incidents detailed in reports released on Monday, which covers the prior weekend’s activity in Jonesboro.

Reports released Monday by JPD

A report taken Friday morning indicated someone shot a paintball gun at a 74-year-old woman’s roof at the 5000-block of Prospector Drive.

A residential burglary was reported at the 1200-block of Main Street involving a theft of over $5,000 in tools.

A report alleged felony terroristic threatening and domestic battering, saying a suspect threatened to kill a female complainant and then left marks on a 5-year-old child’s ear. It happened between 9/5 and 9/11, the report said, at the 2800-block of Freedom.

Vehicle break-ins:

  • Thursday night/Friday morning at the 1800-block of Greenwood Street.
  • Friday morning, vehicle break-in reported at the 1600-block of Cherry
  • Reported Sunday morning at the 2600-block of Glenn Cove

A man provided a statement to police on Friday that four suspects had “placed a HAM frequency on him,” stating they had “doused” him in HAM frequency and were all harassing and threatening him to take part in a radiation study – as well as pushing high levels of radiation “into his HAM frequency.” But the man said he never agreed to any study or exposure to HAM frequency and fears he is in danger.

A residential burglary was reported at the 600-block of Stratford Drive on Friday – but may have happened as far back as 9/7.

A 24-year-old woman was reported for stealing a Hertz Rental Car taken back on August 21 and never returned, a report filed Friday afternoon said.

A catalytic converter theft was discovered at the 2100-block of Wilkins Avenue, a report Friday evening said. But it may have happened as far back as August 29.

A felony hit and run was reported at 9 PM Friday night with the suspect vehicle, a 1996 blue Ford Mustang, crashing head-on into another vehicle – then fleeing the scene near Fox Meadow and Harrisburg Road. The Mustang had severe front end damage. The victim, a 55-year-old Jonesboro woman, suffered a back injury in the accident.

A late-night call at the 200-block of Nettleton resulted in an arrest of a 30-year-old man, Cedric Turner, of Jonesboro, on charges including disorderly conduct/in public exposes their private parts; resisting, public intoxication, and felony terroristic threatening. The report said the suspect allegedly threatened to kill the victim and his family.

A man who allegedly headbutted a nurse early Saturday morning was arrested and booked for felony battery for injuring an emergency medical person. At 2:30 AM, police worked security at St. Bernard’s when the incident happened. Justin Andrew Rhynes, 27, was arrested.

Police dispensed Narcan to a suspected overdose victim Saturday evening near Arch/Highland Drive. Happened around 6 PM. Later that evening, shortly before 8 PM at the 5900-block of Rees Road, another dose of Narcan was used to potentially save a woman’s life believed to have overdosed. She became alert after the dosage was administered and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

In addition to the felony hit and run reported earlier in this article numerous misdemeanor leaving the scene of an accident with property damage only reports were made.

A large amount of suspected liquid meth (and crystal meth) were recovered during a felony arrest of two individuals – and it happened in the presence of a 2-year-old, the report said. At 12:02 AM Sunday, Officer Cody Howard noticed a green passenger car turning south onto Red Wolf with a broken taillight. The vehicle then committed an improper turn, he said, so he conducted a traffic stop. The report says over 74 grams of meth were found. The liquid meth alone was estimated to be worth $740. Shelby Lynn Harris, 21, and Jonathan Sparks, 39, both of Harrisburg, were arrested.

A report after 1 AM Sunday at the 1500-block of Marketplace Drive alleged a man pulled a gun on a complainant. No arrests were made.

A residential burglary was reported between Saturday night and Sunday morning at the 2200-block of Parkside Drive. A gun was stolen during the break-in.

A man was arrested on allegations he stole a vehicle between about 6 AM and 7:30 AM Sunday morning in Jonesboro. Robert J. Yerbey, 30, of Dyess, faces numerous felony charges.

A residential burglary was reported at the 1800-block of Greenwood Street around 2:15 PM Sunday.

An aggravated assault on a family or household member was detailed in a report filed around 6 PM Sunday, indicating a suspect pointed a firearm at the victim on August 27 at the 3200-block of Quail Ridge Road.

A commercial burglary was reported at Harley Davidson of Jonesboro, 4500 Oliver Street, sometime around 1:30 AM Sunday. A suspect broke in and stole a cash register. The arrestee in the case was Robert J. Yerbey, 30, of Dyess.

A residential burglary was reported at the 1900-block of East Johnson Avenue around 10 PM Sunday. A laptop was stolen.

Although the location was masked, another residential burglary was reported Monday morning to police.


  1. It’s getting crazy here in Jonesboro, and
    we are experiencing a Methademic for sure!
    I absolutely hate living in Craighead county!
    Beam me up Scotty, everyone here is on dope!

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