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Perryville, AR 72126

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Busy Memorial Day for Perry County Sheriff's Office

The Perry County Sheriff’s Office kicked off the Memorial Day weekend busy!

On Thursday May 24, 2018 Sgt. Keenan Carter, Deputy Cathy Byrd, and Sheriff Montgomery investigated allegations that a County Road worker was stealing fuel and other items from the County. After gaining consent to search from the County Employee. A tiller that was stolen the week prior from Stony Point road was recovered and returned to its owner. Approximately 600 to 700 gallons of fuel was recovered, along with some power tools belonging to the County Road Dept... Three washers, three dryers, two window air units, and some flex conduit pipe with an electrical box that was stolen from Poe Farm Road. Also found was a Marijuana cigarette, several smoking devices for smoking Methamphetamines.  Two persons were arrested; one for several counts of Theft by Receiving, two counts of Possession of Control Substance, and several counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. The other person was arrested and charged with Theft by Receiving and Obstruction of Governmental Operations. Names aren’t being released at this time because it’s an ongoing investigation.

On Thursday May 24, 2018 Deputy Michael Barker investigated a case where four teenagers went to a residence in Bigelow and tried to fight another individual over some clothes. When the individual wouldn’t come outside they stole his Yeti cooler. The four individual’s then went to another residence to inquire why the teenager’s clothes were burned. The person wouldn’t talk to them and went inside the house and closed the door, at that time one of the teenager’s kicked the person’s door in. Deputy Barker charged the four with Theft of Property and Criminal Mischief, their names aren’t being released because they’re teenagers.

Friday May 25, 2018 Deputies Bill Finley and Cathy Byrd responded to a shots fired call at #7 Jeffery Lane in Bigelow. The complainant, 61 year old Tawanna Tackett stated that she had been staying at a friend’s house because her and her boyfriend Duran Hart had been having some problems. Hart had contacted Tackett and told her that check had come in the mail and for her to pick it up. Ms. Tackett went there to get her check and according to witness statements Tackett’s son arrived at the residence shortly after she did with a friend. Mr. Hart told them to get out of his house or he would kill them, then he aimed a gun at them and fired it in their direction hitting a stove, shattering its glass. Mr. Hart stated to Deputies that he had some threats lately and was scared is the reason he shot at the two men. He was arrested and charged with Aggravated assault, a class D Felony.

Saturday May 26, 2018 Deputy Cathy Byrd responded to a call of a person being intoxicated and trespassing. 31 year old Joseph Oxford of Bigelow was standing in the road on Arlene Drive and was very intoxicated. Mr. Oxford was asked to leave a residence by the owner and refused. He was arrested for Public Intoxication and cited for Criminal Trespass.

On Sunday May 27, 2018 Deputy Nick Kincade worked a one vehicle accident on Sunday on Stony Point Road. Upon contact Deputy Kincade found that the driver, 71 year old Billy Buck had some lacerations to his face. Also he had a strong odor of intoxicants coming from his person and bloodshot watery eyes. After transporting him to the Perry County Detention Center, Mr. Buck registered a .117 on the breathalyzer machine. He was cited with DWI accident and after an 8 hour hold released to a family member.

On Monday May 28, 2018 the Perry County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Arkansas Game and Fish and the U.S. Forestry in a safety checkpoint at Lake Sylvia.

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