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Police Reports


On Oct. 10 at 3:40 p.m., an accident was reported on the south parking lot at White Hall High School at 700 Bulldog Drive.

Haley Brown told police she had pulled out of her parking space when another vehicle backed into her.

The 2003 Toyota driven by Brown received moderate damage to the passenger-side front door.

The other driver, Garrett Adams, said he was attempting to back out of his parking space when his vehicle collided with the other vehicle.

The 2008 Chevrolet driven by Adams received minor scratches to the passenger-side rear bumper.

There were no injuries.

On Oct. 12 at 11:14 a.m., a two-vehicle accident was reported on Robin Road at its intersection with White Hall Road.

Billy Varnell of Sheridan told police he was traveling west on White Hall Road when another vehicle struck his vehicle on the driver’s side.

Damage to the 2011 Ford pickup driven by Varnell was estimated at $1500.

The driver of the other vehicle, Chase Gerardiello of White Hall told police he was traveling north on Robin Road and was attempting to slow down to name the turn onto White Hall Road when his brakes failed and he struck the other vehicle on the driver’s side.

Damage to the 2011 Nissan driven by Gerardiello was estimated at $2,500.

Gerardiello was issued a citation for speed too fast for conditions.

Both drivers refused medical treatment.

On Oct. 12 at noon, Officer Tommy Kelly was notified that the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office had Richard K. Cook in custody on a failure to comply warrant from White Hall District Court with a cash bond of $485. The warrant was faxed to the adult detention center and deleted from the Arkansas Crime Information Center database.

On Oct. 14 at 12:21 p.m., Genesis White, an employee of White Hall Nursing and Rehab reported that $60 had been taken from her purse. White said she had taken two employees to Popeye’s Chicken for lunch at about 11 a.m., and after the two got their orders, returned to the nursing home. She said the money had been in her purse which was sitting on the center console of her vehicle.

Both the other employees denied taking the money, and no arrests were made.

On Oct. 15 at 1:30 a.m., Kayla Harris, an employee of McDonald’s reported that the key to her vehicle was missing. Harris said she had parked her vehicle on the east side of the restaurant at 5 p.m., locked it, and went inside. She said she put her key in an area behind the front counter and at approximately 9:30 p.m., went to get the key but could not find it.

Harris said she went to her vehicle and found all four doors unlocked, but did not find anything missing.

On Oct. 15 at 10:55 a.m., Gwennetta Ring reported that her grandmother’s 19-inch television was missing from a house whereshe had lived with her boyfriend, Jeremy Rochelle. Ring told police she called Blake Street Pawn Shop and learned that Rochelle had pawned the television on Oct. 7 and the pawn shop allowed her to purchase it back for the $50 pawn.

Rochelle was issued a citation for theft of property.

On Oct. 16 at 8:20 a.m., a two-vehicle accident was reported on Arkansas Highway 256/Wet Holland Street west of Bulldog Drive.

Jack E. Jones Jr., of White Hall told police he was eastbound when his vehicle was struck in the rear by another vehicle.

Damage to the 2012 Dodge pickup driven by Jones was estimated at $1,000.

The driver of the other vehicle, Robert A. Dooms of White Hall told police he was eastbound when he attempted to apply his brakes but slid into the other vehicle.

No damage was reported to the 1999 Jeep driven by Dooms.

Dooms was issued a citation for following too close.

On Oct. 18 at noon, an accident was reported on the parking lot at White Hall Middle School at 8016 Dollarway Road.

Shannon Frieri of White Hall told police he had parked his 2009 Nissan pickup behind the West Building and when he returned at about noon, he discovered that it had been hit.

Damage was reported to the lower panel of the left rear door, and the corner panel of the left rear fender was creased.

No suspect vehicle information was obtained.

The White Hall Police Department will be participating in the National Drug Take-Back Initiative on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Anyone needing to dispose of old or unwanted drugs may do so at the Police Department at 8204 Dollarway Road.