Accused rapist tops county’s Most Wanted list again


For the second time in just over a year, a Jefferson County man accused of rape tops the list of Jefferson County’s Most Wanted Felons.

George Leland Thomas Jr., 58, is being sought on warrants that were issued Nov. 29 after he failed to appear for a jury trial on the charge, which involved children.

Thomas was on a previous most wanted list and sheriff’s deputies tracked him to Central and South America before he was arrested earlier this year as he crossed the border from Mexico to Texas because of a medical condition.

Sheriff’s Major Lafayette Woods Jr., said Thomas was extradited from Texas and brought back to Jefferson County, where he posted bond and was released pending trial.

“The information that we’ve been able to put together indicates he is probably out of the country again, and this time in the company of a minor,” Woods said. “We’re collaborating with the U.S. Marshals Service who was a big help to us in catching him the first time and we’re going to expend all our resources to find him because he is a major concern of ours.”

Thomas is a white male, 5 feet, 7 inches tall, weighing 180 pounds, with brownish-gray hair, blue eyes, a medium build and medium complexion. His last known address was 9308 Swan Lake Road at Altheimer.

Second on the list is Kenneth Wayne Moore, 26, being sought on an alias bench warrant for criminal attempt first-degree murder and first-degree battery. The warrant was issued Sept. 14 after he failed to appear for a probation review hearing on Sept. 13.

Moore is also wanted by Sherwood Police on charges of failure to appear, DWI, refusing a breath alcohol test, driving on a suspended driver’s license, fleeing, disorderly conduct, terroristic threatening and resisting arrest.

He is a black male, 5 feet, 8 inches tall, weighing 168 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, a medium build and medium complexion. His last known addresses were 1401 W. 18th Ave., and 2 N. Richard St., both in Pine Bluff.

Jharvis C. James and Antonio L. Williams Jr. share the number three spot on the list after the two, who were co-defendants, failed to appear for a jury trial on Nov. 17 on charges of aggravated robbery and theft of property.

Both should be considered armed and dangerous.

James, 21, is a black male. He is 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs 125 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, a small build and dark complexion. His last known address was 509 W. 27thAve., in Pine Bluff.

Antonio L. Williams Jr., 18, is a black male, 5 feet, 8 inches tall, weighing 140 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, a medium build and medium complexion. His last known addresses were 2511 S. Belair Drive and 416 Park Place, both in Pine Bluff.

Others on the Most Wanted list:

• Lencoya Montreal Strain, 22, is wanted on a warrant issued Nov. 29 charging him with aggravated robbery, first-degree battery, felon in possession of a firearm and theft of property that occurred Oct. 29, and should be considered armed and dangerous.

He is also wanted by district court for failure to appear and by the Tarrant County (Texas) Sheriff’s Office for felony possession of marijuana.

Strain is a black male who is 6 feet, tall, weighs 170 pounds, with black hair or brown eyes, a medium build and medium complexion. His last known address was 112 Rutherford in Pine Bluff.

• Herbert Yisrael Wash III, 19, is wanted for six counts of aggravated assault and one count of terroristic act.

Wash is a black male, 5 feet, 7 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, a medium build and medium complexion. His last known addresses were 158 Roosevelt Road in Jacksonville and 910 W. 27th Ave in Pine Bluff.

• Veronica Lachelle Davis, 22, is wanted on two counts of kidnapping and one count of second-degree battery. A warrant was issued Sept. 22 after she failed to appear for plea and arraignment in circuit court.

Davis is a black female who is 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighs 165 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, a medium build, and medium complexion. Her last known addresses were 2608 Laurel St., and 2409 W. 27th Ave., both in Pine Bluff.

• Romondo Jenkins, also known as “Scutter,” 36, is wanted on an order revoking his bond on charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. The order to revoke the bond was issued Sept. 13 by Circuit Judge Berlin C. Jones after Jenkins was arrested again on drug charges. He is also on parole.

Jenkins is a black male, 5 feet, 8 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, a medium build and medium complexion. His last known addresses were 1314 Humac St., 1110 Tupelo St., and 801 W. 22nd Ave., all in Pine Bluff.

• John Martin Sloan, AKA John Mark Sloan, 32, is wanted of two counts of second-degree battery and failure to appear. The warrant was issued July 25 after a petition was filed seeking to revoke his probation, and he is listed as an absconder. He is also wanted by Sherwood Police for failure to appear.

Sloan is a white male, 5 feet, 9 inches tall, weighing 180 pounds, with brownish balding hair, blue eyes, a medium build and medium complexion. His last known addresses were 4901 Sassafras Trail, 4005 Sassafras Trail, 4101 Sassafras Trail, all in Pine Bluff, and 5976 South Highway 23 in Booneville.

• Phillip Reed Jr., 31, is wanted for aggravated robbery, theft of property and being a felon in possession of a firearm. The warrant was issued Nov. 9 after he failed to appear for a revocation hearing in circuit court on Nov. 8. He also has warrants for violation of probation and is listed as an absconder.

Reed is a black male who is 5 fee,t 7 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, a medium build and medium complexion. His last known addresses were 600 Belmont Drive and 4807 W. Short 12th Ave., both in Pine Bluff.

• Javier Rhodas, 39, is wanted for residential burglary and theft of property, The warrant was issued Aug. 11 after Rhodas failed to appear for a probation revocation hearing on Aug. 9. He is on probation and listed as an absconder.

Rhodas is an Hispanic male, 5 feet, 7 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, a medium build and light complexion. His last known address was 2004 W. 28th Ave., in Pine Bluff.

• Kenneth Wayne Moore, 45, is wanted for commercial burglary and theft of property. The warrant was issued Sept. 7, 2011 for crimes committed May 5, 2010, in which the victim was Southeast Arkansas College. He is also being sought on warrants for violating the Arkansas Hot Check Law by district court, and for contempt of court by the White Hall Police Department.

Moore is a black male, 6 feet, tall, weighing 170 to 190 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, a medium build, and dark complexion. His last known addresses were 905 W. 16th Ave., ad 2011 E. 8th Ave., both in Pine Bluff.

• Dennis Arnett Brock Jr., 25, is wanted for residential burglary and criminal attempt theft of property. The warrants were issued Dec. 1, 2010, after a petition was filed seeking to revoke his probation. He is also listed as an absconder by the probation department.

Brock is a black male, 5 feet, 5 inches tall, who weighs 160 to 180 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, a stocky build, and dark complexion. His last known addresses were 418 Park Place and 1711 W. 6th Ave., both in Pine Bluff.

• Erica Latrice Murry, 21, is wanted for first-degree criminal mischief. The warrant was issued May 12 alleging that on April 21, she purposely destroyed or damaged property.

Murry is a black female, 5 feet, 5 inches tall, weighing 200 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, a stocky build and medium complexion. Her last known addresses were 7 McCool Circle in Pine Bluff and 1001 Rhine Street in White Hall.

• Natoshia Merritt, 25, is wanted for robbery, theft of property and failure to appear. The warrant was issued Nov. 16 after a petition was filed seeking to revoke her probation. She is also listed as an absconder.

Merritt is a black female, 5 feet, 3 inches tall, and weighing 115 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, a small build and medium complexion. Her last known addresses were 7 Nadina Circle, Apt. 7, and 940 Hollaman Circle, both in Little Rock.

• Justin B. Harris, 22, is wanted on warrants charging him with residential burglary, theft of property, and possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. Both the warrants were issued Aug. 16 after the state filed a petition to revoke his probation. He is also listed as an absconder.

Harris is a black male, 5 feet, 10 inches tall. He weighs 170 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, a medium build and medium complexion. His last known address was 5206 Bullock St., Pine Bluff.

• Mario Marchbanks, 29, is wanted for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver crack cocaine. The warrant was issued Nov. 29 after Marchbanks failed to appear in court s directed.

Marchbanks is a black male, 5 feet, 7 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, a medium build and medium complexion. His last known addresses were 1017 S. Cherry st., and 1002 W. Barraque St., both in Pine Bluff.

• Justin Lee Hutson Wooten, 27, is wanted for contempt of drug court on charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and felony hot check law violations. A pick up order was issued July 6 after Wooten failed to appear in circuit court. He is on probation and is listed as an absconder.

Wooten is 5 feet, 9 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds, with brown hair, brown eyes, a medium build and light complexion. His last known addresses were 1010 Kenneth Drive, 2310 O’Mary Drive, 10213 Princeton Pike, 6211 Mosley St., 5101 Jones St., 9400 McKevin Road and 1106 Olive St., all in Pine Bluff, and 114 Huckleberry in Sheridan.

• Carla Marie Thompson, 37, is wanted on two warrants charging her with three counts of possession of a controlled substance and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. The warrants were issued Oct. 12 after she failed to appear for a probation review hearing in circuit court. She is listed as an absconder.

Thompson is a black female, 5 feet, 1 inch tall, weighing 100 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, a small build and medium complexion. Her last known addresses were 3025 Elam in Little Rock and 13166 S. Beech St., in Pine Bluff.

• Antonio F. Borders, 33, is wanted on two warrants charging him with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and theft by receiving and felon in possession of a firearm. The drug-related warrant was issued Oct. 5 after a petition was filed to revoke his probation, and the second warrant was issued Oct. 19 after he was arrested on the charge of felon in possession of a firearm on Sept. 9.

Borders is a black male, 5 feet, 6 inches tall. He weighs 170 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, a medium build and medium complexion. His last known addresses were 5305 W. 8th Ave., and 5845 W. 7th Ave., both in Pine Bluff.

• Ingram L. Brooks, 23, is wanted on two warrants charging him with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver marijuana and with theft of property. The drug warrant was issued Sept. 15 after he was arrested on Nov. 30, 2010, and the theft warrant was issued Sept. 26 based on an arrest Sept. 15. He is on probation and a petition has been filed to revoke that probation. He is also listed as an absconder.

Brooks is a black male who is 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighs 140 to 150 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, a medium build and medium complexion. His last known address was s1909 Marsh St., Pine Bluff.

•Verlynn L. Buckley, 26, is wanted on charges of possession of a controlled substance with purpose to deliver cocaine and possession of a controlled substance marijuana. The warrants were issued Nov. 22. He is on parole with the Arkansas Department of Correction and probation or supervised release with the Federal Probation Office of the Eastern District of Arkansas.

Buckley is a black male, 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighing 150 to 160 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, a medium build and dark complexion. His last known addresses were 1603 W. 11th Ave., 1601 W. 11th Ave., 1010 S. Mulberry St., all in Pine Bluff, and 509 Pine in Star City.

• Rhonda K. Payne, AKA Rhonda Frith, 32, is wanted wanted for theft of property. The warrant was issued April 26 after she allegedy wrote checks on a closed account on the Pine Bluff Cotton Belt Federal Credit Union. Checks were written to the following businesses, Brookshire’s (1 check), D.J.’s One Stop (13 checks), Quickey’s (1 check), Handy Mart (3 checks), Big Red (3 checks), Tobacco Outlet (1 check), Save-A-Lot (1 check), Tobacco Store (1 check), and Town and Country (1 check).

Payne is a white female, 5 feet, 6 inches tall, who weighs 215 pounds, with brown hair, hazel eyes, a stocky build and medium complexion. Her last known address was 2144 Divoky Road, Pine Bluff.

• Christopher J. Tillman, 41, is wanted for two counts of theft by receiving. The warrants were issued Oct. 7 after Tillman allegedly received, retained or disposed of stolen property, a John Deere riding mower, and a 2011 Polaris all-terrain vehicle.

Tillman is a white male, 5 feet, 7 inches tall, weighing 185 pounds, with brown hair, green eyes, a stocky build and medium complexion. His last known address was 1012 Mail Route Road in Jefferson.

• Kamarah Danielle Shelton, 24, is wanted for theft by receiving. The warrant was issued Dec. 22, 2010, after on or about Dec. 13, 2010 she allegedly received, retained or disposed of a GMC Sonoma truck.

Shelton is a black female, 4 feet, 3 inches tall, weighing 110 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes, a small build and medium complexion. Her last known addresses were 1020 W. 4th Ave., and 4407 W. 7th Ave., both in Pine Bluff.

Anyone with information about any of Jefferson County’s Most Wanted should contact the Sheriff’s Department Administrative Office at 541-5351, the Criminal Investigations Office at 541-5496, or the non-emergency number, 541-5300. All calls will be kept confidential.