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Weekly arrest roundup from Izard County (8/7/17)

MELBOURNE, Ark. – The latest arrest roundup includes the transport of several suspects to prison from Izard County.

According to Chief Deputy Earnie Blackley on August 2 , Kyle Edward Weeks age 28 of Ward, AR, Keith Charles Everett age 53 of Paragould, AR, Amos Lewis Parnell age 39 of Pineville, AR and Benjamin Jacob Hinds age 34 of Oxford, AR were all transported to Arkansas Department of Corrections. These four subjects will each do jail time for the crimes that they have committed.

On August 1, Keith Allan Richardson age 27 of Calico Rock was arrested by Deputy Evan Jones for Contempt of Court. Richardson is incarcerated in the Izard County Detention Center with no bond. Richardson is scheduled to appear in Izard County District Court in Melbourne on August 10. Continue reading “Weekly arrest roundup from Izard County (8/7/17)”

Batesville woman convicted in major meth case

LITTLE ROCK—Patrick C. Harris, Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, and Matthew Barden, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Little Rock District Office, announced today that a federal jury found Elsa Solis, 38, of Batesville, guilty of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, and misprision in a case that involved smuggling 2.5 kilos of methamphetamine and $19,000 cash inside two car seats.

United States District Judge Kristine G. Baker presided over the three-day trial, which concluded Wednesday with the jury verdict finding Solis guilty on all counts. Solis will be sentenced by Judge Baker at a later date. Continue reading “Batesville woman convicted in major meth case”