Leading into the 4th of July holiday, several incidents involving intoxicated drivers were reported, resulting in arrests and charges. Here are the details:
A driver involved in an accident near the intersection of Old Greensboro Road and County Road 718, around 2:42 PM, was found to be driving while intoxicated (DWI). Bradley Don Sweaney, 45, of Paragould, was arrested for DWI, failure to yield, driving without a license, and no proof of insurance.
An incident of road rage occurred around 11:40 PM on June 30 near the intersection of Washington and Patrick. A woman, Erica Renee Robinson, 36, of Memphis, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, unlawful discharge of a firearm, fictitious tags, reckless driving, possession of a firearm by certain persons, and DWI. The report states that the suspect shot at the victim while both were driving.
Around 1 AM on July 1, near Flint and Monroe, Leo Larry, 50, of Jonesboro, was arrested for DWI, driving with a suspended license, possession of meth/cocaine, and no proof of insurance.
At the 3400-block of E. Johnson Avenue, between 12:50 AM and 1:45 AM on July 1, Josue Garcia, 32, of Jonesboro, was arrested for drinking and driving as well as refusal to submit to a test.
Following an accident near Apache/Phillips/Red Wolf Boulevard, Kavla Keyrell Lowe, 22, was arrested between 1:45 AM and 2 AM on July 1 for DWI, hazardous driving, and no proof of insurance.
Embrosio Rojas Espindola, 26, of Jonesboro, was arrested for DWI between 10:50 PM on July 1 and 12:10 AM on July 2 near E. Johnson and Patrick.
These incidents serve as a reminder of the dangers of driving under the influence, and law enforcement encourages responsible and sober driving to ensure the safety of all road users.