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Deputies: Woman escapes, gets recaptured

Deputies: Woman escapes, gets recaptured

LONOKE CO., Ark. -- On Dec. 16 around 2:20 pm, a Lonoke County Detention Officer transported an inmate 23 year old Alicia Dawn Ballard, aka Alicia Dawn Hall, to the Sherwood Urgent Care Unit in Lonoke.

Ballard was taken to the clinic after complaining of a medical problem.  While at the clinic, the Detention Officer removed the shackles in order for Ballard to be examined.  Ballard removed her pants then slammed the door in the officer’s face.  Ballard fled the building through another door. 

A search of the area was initiated by Deputies and Lonoke Police Officers.  Ballard ran to a residence in Lonoke wearing a T-shirt and underwear, where she asked the resident to use their phone because she had an emergency.  The resident allowed Ballard to use the phone and gave her some clothes to put on.  Ballard then left the residence while the resident was calling the Police Department. 

Lonoke County Circuit Court actions, Dec. 10 - 20, 2012

Lonoke County Circuit Court actions, Dec. 10 - 20, 2012

Charges filed by prosecuting attorney Chuck Graham:

Barger, Angela M., 30, Austin, CR12-484: second-degree battery (felony); disorderly conduct (misdemeanor); public intoxication (misdemeanor).

Booker, James Dillon, 20, Cabot, CR12-500: possession of controlled substance – schedule I/II – methamphetamine or cocaine (felony); possession of drug paraphernalia to ingest, inhale, etc. (felony).

Bouhamidi, Tarik, 34, Austin, CR12-491: possession of drug paraphernalia to ingest, inhale, etc. (felony); fleeing (felony); third-degree domestic battery (misdemeanor); resisting arrest (misdemeanor); second-degree criminal mischief (misdemeanor).

Deputy: LR man caught breaking into Lonoke Co. property

Deputy: LR man caught breaking into Lonoke Co. property

From the Lonoke County Sheriff's Department:

Tuesday around 10:30 a.m., Lonoke County officials received a report of a suspicious individual in the area of Monk Cemetery Road. Deputies responded to the area at which time they observed a male subject by a storage building.

The subject saw the deputies at which time he fled and climbed over a fence. He was later caught and identified as 23-year-old Cody Rae Blackwell of Little Rock Arkansas.  Initial investigation revealed Blackwell was attempting to pry open the front doors which were padlocked.

Blackwell was arrested for breaking and entering, first degree criminal mischief, and trespassing.  Blackwell was taken to the Lonoke County Detention Facility.    

Austin man arrested for alleged meth, marijuana possession

Austin man arrested for alleged meth, marijuana possession

On October 9, 2012 at approx 9 pm a joint narcotics operation conducted by the Austin and Ward Police Departments resulted in the arrest of 29-year-old Timothy Wayne Nesler Jr. of Austin for possession of suspected methamphetamine, possession of suspected Marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Plain-clothes officers overheard a conversation in the parking lot of a gas station on Highway 38 between two individuals.  One individual asked the other, "Hey can ya help me out and smoke a hit with me?"  Upon contact Nesler allegedly admitted that he had an active warrant for non-payment of child support and admitted that he had meth, marijuana and paraphernalia in his pocket.

Nesler was transported to the Lonoke County Detention Center and held in lieu of a $2,500 bond.

(Source: Austin Police Dept.)

Lonoke man arrested for allegedly growing weed

Lonoke man arrested for allegedly growing weed

On the 19 June 2012, Lonoke County investigators went to a residence located on McDonald Trail in Lonoke after receiving information someone was growing marijuana.  Investigators located marijuana plants growing behind a tarp at the residence.  Further investigation led to the seizing of marijuana and drug related paraphernalia.  The resident, 30-year-old Earl Brock, was arrested for manufacturing a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

Cabot PD nabs one of Arkansas' Most Wanted

Cabot PD nabs one of Arkansas' Most Wanted

From the Cabot Police Department:

On April 6, 2012, The Cabot Police Department received an anonymous call from a concerned citizen in regards to one of Arkansas’s most wanted. The Cabot Police Department was advised that Timothy Willis was staying at a residence inside the city limits of Cabot. Mr. Willis was wanted out of Pulaski County Sheriff’s office for failure to appear on second degree battery.

Officers were able to watch the residence for a short period of time before Mr. Willis got into a vehicle. Officers stopped the vehicle and were able to take Mr. Willis into custody without any problems. Mr. Willis was transported to the Cabot Police Department where he was extradited to the Pulaski County Jail.

Cabot, Jacksonville police join up to take down Valero robbery suspect

Cabot, Jacksonville police join up to take down Valero robbery suspect

From the Cabot Police Department:

On March 21, 2012, The Cabot Police Department, with the help of the Jacksonville Police Department, has arrested Raymond Leon Tucker in connection with the armed robbery that occurred on 03/20/2012 at the Valero Gas Station in Cabot.

Cabot Police Department Detectives received a call from Jacksonville Detectives late Tuesday evening. Jacksonville Detectives had arrested an individual for a crime that occurred in their city. The individual that they had arrested was a close match to the suspect that had committed the armed robbery at the Valero gas station in Cabot.

On March 21, 2012, Cabot Police Department Detectives interviewed the individual, Raymond Leon Tucker, at the Jacksonville Police Department. After the interview, Mr. Tucker was arrested by the Cabot Police Department Detectives for the charges of Aggravated Robbery, a class Y Felony; and Theft of Property, a class A Misdemeanor.