Set at $1 Million for Repeat Offender
Monday, January 12, 2004 10:57 PM CST
PARAGOULD DAILY PRESS
PARAGOULD -- A 38-year-old woman is being held on a $1
million bond after she was arrested for the third time
in recent months on drug charges.
Janet Morrisette, a.k.a. Janet Sweaney, 38, 904 Sunrise
Circle, was arrested over the weekend after being pulled
over by Cpl. Brad Davidson. As Davidson spoke with Morrisette,
he noticed her attempting to conceal some contraband in
Davidson then gained consent to search her vehicle with
the help of the department's drug dog, Toska, and discovered
two grams of methamphetamine.
Upon taking her to the Greene County Detention Center,
she was found to have eight more grams of methamphetamine
and a small amount of marijuana on her person.
Arkansas State Police Special Agent Scott Pillow and Davidson
arrested her for possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine)
with intent to deliver, second-offense possession of a
controlled substance (marijuana) and possession of drug
Morrisette is being held at the Greene County Detention
Center on a $1 million bond set by Judge Daniel Stidham.
Half Million Dollar Bond Set in Meth Case
Wednesday, September 3, 2003 12:00 AM CDT
Paragould Daily Press
Two local men arrested for drugs
PARAGOULD -- Two Paragould men were arrested Aug. 27 in
connection with drug-related activities.
According to Capt. Jamie Martin, Investigator Bruce Drope
received information that some drug activity was taking
place at the residence of Buck Wood, 32, 1280 Greene 715
A search warrant was obtained to search the rest of the
house. Martin said that once they arrived at the sheriff's
office to question Wood and Lamb, they learned that some
liquid methamphetamine could be found in a wooded area
behind the residence.
Martin, Drope and Langston obtained a warrant
to search the property and, after some time of searching, "We
located a blue pitcher containing one-gallon of liquid
meth." Martin added that an anhydrous ammonia tank
was located in Lamb's vehicle.
Lamb and Wood are being charged with attempting to manufacture
methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession
of drug paraphernalia with intent to manufacture methamphetamine.
According to Martin, this is Lamb's third methamphetamine
charge in five months. A bond was set at $500,000 by Judge
Dan Stidham. Wood has a $50,000 bond set by Stidham.
Sets $1 Million Bond for Attacker
Paragould Daily Press
Friday, May 24, 2002 12:00 AM CDT
Bond has been raised to $1 million for a Jonesboro man
who attacked a Greene County Sheriff's Department secretary
Greene County District Court Judge Dan Stidham held a
probable cause hearing at the Detention Center on Friday
for Nathan Balew, 41, of Jonesboro, who is now charged
with attempted murder.
Balew was being held on a $200,000 bond set by Stidham
for rape, burglary, second-degree domestic battery and
terroristic threatening -- a bond also set at the Detention
Center due to the man being considered a security risk.
On Thursday afternoon, Balew attacked Connie
Gilbert, as she sat at the booking desk in the Detention
with a "spork," which had been fashioned into
a stabbing device by filing the tip to a point and window
caulk made into a handle.
Balew attacked Gilbert after leaving the facility's day
room, where he had been making a phone call, leaving her
with cuts and abrasions to the face. He was subdued by
jailers with help from Chief Deputy Rudy Ring, Tony Rowe
and Mike Carter of the Arkansas State Police.
According to Ring, Balew has told other
inmates at the facility that he was going to "kill a guard;" statements
that he said show intent and premeditation.
When questioned about the incident, Balew
allegedly told Ring he "just wanted to go watch
Sets High Bond in Drug Case
Paragould Daily Press - Wednesday, August 27, 2003 12:00
PARAGOULD -- Bond was set in the case of a Trumann man
who was allegedly involved in drug activity while working
on a construction site on the Paragould High School campus.
The Paragould Police Department, arrested Kenneth David
Richards, 34, Trumann, on Tuesday. Richards is charged
with felony possession with intent to deliver, fleeing
on foot, and felony distribution on a school property.
Bond was set at $150,000 in Greene County District Court
on Wednesday by Judge Dan Stidham.
Set at $1 Million for Man Charged With Drug Possession
Paragould Daily Press - Monday, January 28, 2002 12:00
Bond has been set at $1 million for a Greene County man
arrested for the fifth time on drug possession charges.
District Court Judge Dan Stidham bound
over Kelly Flannery, 35, of 2844 Greene 707 Road and
William "Bill" Nance
Jr., 48, of Brookland, to Circuit Court on felony drug
Friday, Circuit Court Judge David Burnett found probable
cause and set Flannery's bond at $1 million and Nance's
at $500,000 after the two men were arrested as Probation/Parole
Officer Enoch Allbritton and assisting officers from the
Greene County Sheriff's Department attempted a probation
search at Flannery's residence. He had allegedly tested
positive for methamphetamine and marijuana.