Felony Charges


Felony charges were filed during the past week against the following individuals by Prosecuting Attorney Kyle Hunter of the 11th Judicial District-West, which includes Jefferson and Lincoln counties. Listed is the name and address of the defendants, the charges filed against them, investigating agency and the bond amount set.

NOTE: Abbreviations for investigating agencies are as follows: Pine Bluff Police Department (PBPD), Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO), White Hall Police Department (WHPD), University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Police Department (UAPB), Redfield Police Department (RPD), Altheimer Police Department (APD), Prosecuting Attorney’s Office (PA), Arkansas State Police (ASP), Tri-County Drug Task Force (TCDTF), Star City Police Department (SCPD), Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO), Arkansas Department of Workforce Services (ADWS), Arkansas Game & Fish Commission (G&F), Arkansas Highway Police (AHP), Gould Police Department (GPD), Arkansas Forestry Commission (AFC).

March 4 — March 8, 2013

Twanna A. Avants, 5709 Dollarway Road, Room 107, Pine Bluff, robbery, theft of property, PBPD, $25,000;

Brent A. Thompson, 211 NCTR Road, Redfield, aggravated assault, public intoxication, JCSO, $5,000;

Ross Edward Tweedy, 1411 W. 12th Ave., Pine Bluff, possession of methamphetamine with purpose to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, felon in possession of a firearm, ASP, $25,000;

Billy Wayne Paradise, 5609 Joneswood, Pine Bluff, possession of a controlled substance methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance ecstasy, ASP, $25,000;

Darrell Bland, 1711 Linden St., Pine Bluff, simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms, possession of cocaine with purpose to deliver, possession of a controlled substance with purpose to deliver marijuana, felon in possession of a firearm, PBPD, $25,000 cash only;

Bryan C. Johnson, 2204 Howard Drive, Pine Bluff, residential burglary, second offense third-degree domestic battery, PBPD, $75,000;

Richard Albritton, 12821 Lee Springs Road, Pine Bluff, Arkansas Hot Check Law violation, PA, no bond listed;

Marcus J. Jenkins, 6225 Lee Ave., Apt. B, Little Rock, violation of Omnibus DWI act, fourth offense, ASP, $25,000;

David Ronnie Wardlaw, 210 Highway 81 North, Pine Bluff, reckless burning, AFC, $2,500.