Officers Mike Monk and Stephen Moreau responded to a call at 1012 Rae Lane Apt. A on reports of a domestic battery. Amber Luker told officers that she and her boyfriend, Jonathan Webb had been separated for approximately one week and since then he had been calling and texting her. According to Luker, she was asleep on the couch when she heard a vehicle pull into her driveway. She then heard Webb outside yelling at her. Webb proceeded to kick the back door open, grab Luker and throw her on the floor. Luker said Webb yelled at her, punched her in the ribs and held his arm across her mouth to keep her on the floor subsequently busting her lip. Webb eventually let her get up and after some time she was able get out of the house a call a friend. Webb left before police arrived. Luker was informed by officers how to pursue criminal charges and how to obtain an Order of Protection. On July 9, Luker reported to Officer Tommy Kelly that she had filed a Protection Order against Webb but he was continuing to call and text her.
•A minor accident occurred in the parking lot of Big Red Travel Plaza when Lisa Hollingsworth backed her vehicle out of a parking spot and struck the vehicle of Lakeith Culclager. There were no injuries reported.
•A two-vehicle accident occurred in front of Cranford’s Grocery. According to the report by Officer Brent Bridges, Shelby Little was at intersection of Michelle Ave. and Dollarway Rd where she came to a stop. After assessing the traffic, Little stated that she accelerated to cross Dollarway Rd and pull into Cranford’s parking lot. She did not see the oncoming vehicle driven by Zachary Thurgood who was driving north on Dollarway Rd. The front passengers’ side of Little’s vehicle was struck by Thurgood. No injuries were reported and Little was ticketed for Careless and Prohibited Driving.
Gene Blevins was sitting at a red light on Hwy 270 at the intersection of I-530 when he was struck from behind by a car driven by Nina Snell. According to Blevins, he pulled out of Claud Rd. and stopped for a red light. He looked in his rearview mirror and noticed a white car coming at him very fast. He was unable to move out of the way and was hit. Snell was arrested by Arkansas State Trooper Ryan Felton on suspicion of D.W.I. A breathalyzer test proved her blood alcohol level was 0.21%. Snell was charged with Careless and Prohibited Driving, 6 counts of no child restraints, D.W.I. first offence and 6 counts of Endangering the Welfare of a Minor. No injuries were reported at the time of the accident.
Reponse to a domestic disturbance lead to the arrest of Blake Wilson, 23 of 1319 Hardin Reed Rd. Officer Robert Rogers went to 1014 Rae Lane, Apt. B and spoke with Irene Rodgers. According to Rodgers, Wilson was an ex-boyfriend of her roommate Kelly Ferguson. Rodgers called police because Wilson was at the residence screaming and causing a disturbance. By the time the officer arrived, Wilson had left. After taking the report, the officer left the residence and noticed a vehicle matching the description of what he was told Wilson was driving. Officer Rogers pulled the vehicle over and after questioning learned that Wilson was driving on a suspended driver’s license. Wilson was placed into custody and searched by the officer. In his front pocket the officer found a plastic bag containing a controlled substance. Wilson told the officer that it was ICE and that there were also weapons in the truck. A search of the vehicle found two rifles and two shotguns. Wilson was taken to the “Dub” Brassell Adult Detention Center and booked for Driving on A Suspended Driver’s License, Fictitious Tags, No Liability Insurance, Failure to Register, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms and Possession of a Defaced Firearm.
Daruis Anderson reported to Officer Robert Rogers that the back window of his Cadillac had been broken. Anderson told Rogers that he believed Tyler Stacy was responsible because of a text message he had received from him moments before the incident. There were no witnesses to the damage.
•Officer Mike Monk responded to a minor accident in the Big Red Travel Plaza parking lot. Margaret Jo Ford told Monk that she was attempting to back out of a parking spot when she struck another car owned by Tessle Billings. There were no injuries reported and Billings was not in her car at the time of the accident.
•Sgt. Sandy Castleberry observed a vehicle traveling at an unsafe speed and attempted to pursue it. A traffic stop was made and the driver was identified as Sky Hughes. Hughes told Castleberry that he had just purchased the vehicle the day before and was unable to produce any paperwork for the officer. Hughes was arrested and transported to the “Dub” Brassell Adult Detention Center and booked on Driving on a Suspended Driver’s License, Careless and Prohibited Driving, No Proof of Liability Insurance and Fictitious Tags.
•Carla Talley contacted the WHPD to ask for an officer to assist her in checking on the welfare of her mother. Talley told Officer Brent Bridges that she had not talked to her mother, Kathy Sebourn, since July 10. She had been calling her for over an hour and was worried that something was wrong. With the assistance of a locksmith, Talley and Bridges entered the residence of Sebourn. Sebourn was found deceased in her bed. Jefferson County Asst. Coroner Eric Belcher arrived and pronounced Sebourn dead listing the cause as natural.
Officers responded to reports of a prowler near Claud Road Baptist Church. According to the report, a young girl that was a the church for a lock-in went to the restroom and saw a man outside the church’s rear double doors. The girl said the man was saying “I am going to get you.” Police canvassed the area but were unable to find the prowler.
Michael Manneback, 37 of Cape Coral, FL, was arrested by Officer Robert Rogers for Loitering. Rogers stated in his report that he had made contact with Manneback earlier in the day and advised him not to loiter. Rogers found Manneback later that day as he was walking toward city park. Manneback has an outstanding warrant in Michigan for Aggravated Assault and was arrested by Monticello Police earlier this month for Criminal Trespass. He was taken to the “Dub” Brassell Adult Detention center.