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Arrests reported by the Maumelle Police Department through Sept. 18:

100 Millwood Circle: On Aug. 30, Barbara Jones, 61, of Maumelle was arrested and charged with criminal contempt.

100 Millwood Circle: On Sept. 5, Pam Mitchell, 63, of Maumelle was arrested and charged with failure to appear.

Maumelle Boulevard at River Pointe Drive: On Sept. 5, Ernest C. McCuin, 31, of Maumelle was arrested and charged with two counts of criminal contempt, driving on a revoked or suspended registration and driving on a revoked or suspended drivers license. Officer Casey Canady stopped a green 1996 Lexus for suspended vehicle registration at approximately 9 p.m. near Mi Burrito Restaurant. The vehicle was registered to Shaun Dixon of 200 Millwood Circle in Maumelle. Canady contacted the driver, McCuin. Canady said he smelled an odor of intoxicants coming from inside the vehicle. McCuin was unable to provide Canady with a valid driver’s license. Canady asked the passenger for identification and was identified as Shaun Dixon. Sgt. David Collins, Officer Sterling Pruitt and Officer Greg Roberts arrived on the scene. An ACIC check of McCuin showed his driver’ s license was currently suspended. McCuin also had warrants out of Maumelle Police Department for contempt of court. McCuin also had a warrant for a parole violation. McCuin was taken to MPD for processing and then transported to Pulaski County Jail. Dixon’s mother arrived and Dixon was released to her care due to his intoxication. Dixon’s vehicle was removed from the scene by Blue Hill.

100 Millwood Circle: On Sept. 6, Karen White, 47, of Little Rock was arrested and charged with criminal contempt.

102 Commerce Drive: On Sept. 7, Tiffany Helton, 22, of Conway was arrested and charged with operation of vehicles without license plates. While on patrol, Officer Justin Woods saw a red Chevrolet Aveo traveling south on Highway 100 near Carnahan Drive. Woods saw the vehicle’s tags were expired. Woods put on his emergency lights for a traffic stop and the vehicle turned onto Commerce Drive and into the Shickel’s parking lot. While walking toward the vehicle, Woods said he saw a box of wine behind the passenger seat. Woods asked the driver, Helton, if the box in the back seat was a box of wine and she said that it was. Helton said she had not had anything to drink. Helton said she had been tailgating at the Arkansas Razorbacks football game. While speaking with Helton, Woods said he could smell the odor of intoxicants coming from the vehicle. Woods then went back to his vehicle to check Helton’s name in ACIC/NCIC. Woods then asked Helton to exit the vehicle so he could perform standardized field sobriety tests. While speaking with Helton outside of the vehicle, Woods said he could smell intoxicants coming from her. After SFST, Helton was placed under arrest. Helton’s vehicle was parked in a parking space at Shickel’s and secured with her permission and the permission of Shickel’s. Helton was then transported to the Maumelle Police Department where her blood alcohol content was checked with a result of 0.04. Helton was not charged with Driving While Intoxicated, only failure to register.

11920 Maumelle Boulevard: On Sept. 7, Scott Walker, 39, of Maumelle was arrested and charged with careless and prohibited driving, refusal to submit, violation of the Omnibus DWI act and no proof of liability insurance. At 12:36 a.m., Officer Sterling Pruitt saw a black Ford truck driving southbound on Highway 100 near Audubon Drive. Pruitt saw the vehicle cross the center line and then abruptly correct to the right, causing the vehicle to cross the outside line. The vehicle3 then continued southbound, during which time the driver struggled to maintain a constant speed. Pruitt then saw the vehicle cross the outside line three more times near Riverland Drive. Pruitt then initiated a traffic stop with the vehicle near Hampton Inn on Highway 100. As the vehicle entered the parking lot, it ran over the curb. Pruitt made contact with the driver, Walker, and passenger, Jennifer Ferguson. Pruitt said he immediately detected the strong odor of intoxicants coming from the vehicle. Pruitt said Walker had watery eyes and dilated pupils. Walker struggled to find his paperwork and answer questions, according to Pruitt. Pruitt said that on several occasions Walker did not respond to questions. Pruitt said that he did not believe that Walker was ignoring him, but that he was impaired. Pruitt asked Walker to step out of the vehicle and says Walker admitted to drinking alcoholic beverages during the evening. Pruitt administered a standardized field sobriety test where Walker showed all six signs in the horizontal gaze nystagmus, as well as vertical nystagmus. During the walk and turn, Pruitt says Walker started too soon and looked ahead of his feet while walking. During the one leg stand, Pruitt said Walker hopped on his plant foot, raised his arms, put his foot down and did not complete the test. Walker was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated. Walker was transported to Maumelle Police Department by Officer Greg Roberts. Walker’s vehicle was parked and secured in the paring lot. While parking the vehicle, Ferguson said there was a handgun in the center console of the vehicle. Pruitt found a loaded Ruger LCP in the center console. The weapon was secured and held for safe keeping. Walker has a valid Arkansas Concealed Cary Permit. At the department, Pruitt said Walker refused to provide a sample of his breath as requested. Walker was charged and released to a responsible party with a citation to appear in court.

1 Village Way at 228 Country Club Parkway: On Sept. 7, William Fitzgerald Becker, 19, of Maumelle was arrested and charged with having a headlight out and possession of a controlled substance III, IV, V. At approximately 10:55 p.m., Officer Casey Canady saw a vehicle traveling southbound on Highway 100 with a headlight out. The truck’s license plate returned to Shannon Vega of Little Rock. The vehicle stopped in the left turn lane at Highway 100 at Country Club Parkway. Canady saw the vehicle speed up to 45 miles per hour on Country Club Parkway. The vehicle then slowed down to approximately 30 miles per hour. Canady initiated his blue lights as they approached Village Way. The vehicle started to pull over to the right side of the road but then swerved back into the lane of traffic. The truck then turned onto Village Way and stopped. Canady made contact with the driver, William Becker. Canady saw that Becker was acting neervously, his hands and body were trembling and his speech was stuttered. Canady asked Becker where he was headed to and Beckeer said he was going home to his residence at 313 Corondelet Lane in Maumelle. Becker said that he had just left Elite Fitness in Maumelle. As Canady went back to his vehicle, Officer Sterling Pruitt arrived. An ACIC check showed that Becker lived at the address he gave. Canady went back and asked Beckere to step out of the vehicle. Canady asked Becker for consent to search his vehicle, which he gave. As Canady searched the vehicle, he said he found a bottle of Oxy Elite Pro thermogenic pills in the center console. Canady opened the bottle and saw several purple thermogenic pills and two white round tablets marked TEVA 74. Canady gave the tablets to Pruitt to identify them. Pruitt then used Drugs.com to identify the tablets, which were identified as Zopidem 10mg, a Schedule IV controlled substance. Becker was then placed into custody. According to Canady, Becker admitted the white tablets were a sleeping pill that he took from his brother, who Becker said had a prescription for them. Becker gave officers permission to call his parents to pick up his vehicle. Becker was transported to Maumelle Police Department by Officer Greg Roberts for processing. Detective Cpl. Dera Bagley arrived at MPD and spoke to Becker, who was cited and released with a court date of Oct. 8.

100 Millwood Circle: On Sept. 10, Robert Austin Keeton, 46, of Greers Ferry was arrested and charged with failure to appear.

100 Millwood Circle: On Sept. 10, Thomas J. Dehart, 31, of Cabot was arrested and charged with failure to appear.

100 Edgewood Drive: On Sept. 10, Lucas Freeman, 18, of Damascus was arrested and charged with theft of property.

3101 Club manor Drive Apartment C: On Sept. 11, Kendra Katrise Deshazer, 37, of Little Rock was arrested and charged with theft of services/deception. Deshazer turned herself in at Maumelle Police Department where she was cited and released.

14322 Frontier Drive at 20514 Highway 365 North: On Sept. 11, Broderick Boseman, 23, of North Little Rock was arrested and charged with no seat belt, driving left of center and possession of 4 ounces or less of marijuana. At 10:17 a.m., Officer Jeremy Newlin saw a gray 1986 Chevrolet Caprice driving north on Highway 100 in the left hand lane around Odom Bolevard North. Newlin saw the driver was not wearing his seat belt. The Chevrolet continued to Highway 365 North and the driver’s side wheels crossed the yellow dividing line in the turn lane. Newlin initiated a traffic stop with the vehicle and it runed onto Frontier Drive. The vehicle stopped in the parking lot of Razorback Pizza. Newlin made contact with the driver, Bozeman. Bozeman said he was on his way to work and he pulled a biscuit from a white paper sack and began eating it. Newlin asked for Bozeman’s license, registration and proof of insurance. Newlin said he detected an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Newlin stepped back to his patrol unit and ran Bozeman’s drivers license. While he ran the license, Newlin noticed Bozeman reaching in the passenger seat area. Newlin requested another patrol unit and Officer Justin Woods arrived on the scene. Newlin had Bozeman exit the vehicle and did a pat down for weapons. Newlin told Bozeman that he detected an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Bozeman said his cousin smoked some marijuana in the vehicle a few days ago. Newlin conducted a probably cause search of the vehicle. In between the passenger seat and driver’s seat was the white paper bag containing the piscuit Bozeman had taken a bit of earlier. The bag was in the area Bozeman was reaching while Newlin ran his drivers license. Newlin looked in the paper bag and at the bottom of it was a marijuana cigar. Bozeman was placed into handcuffs and Newlin gave him a verbal Miranda warning. Bozeman stated marijuana was in the cigar, but he did not claim ownership of the marijuana cigar. Newlin asked Bozeman if the white paper bag containing the biscuit was his and he said the bag was several days old. Bozeman was arrested and taken to the Maumelle Police Department. The Chevrolet was parked in a parking space, locked and secured with Bozeman’s consent. At the police department, Bozeman was processed and released with a citation to report to Maumelle District Court on Oct. 8.

117 Audubon Drive: On Sept. 11, Tristine Ann Mize, 25, of Little Rock was arrested and charged with conduct constituting attempt.

20710 Highway 365 North: On Sept. 12, Gradye Allison McCullough, 22, of Conway was arrested and charged with theft of property.

100 Millwood Circle: On Sept. 12, Roberto Sanchez, 48, of Maumelle was arrested and charged with two counts of failure to appear, improper display, driving on a revoked/suspended drivers license and obstructing governmental operations. At approximately 9:05 a.m., Officer Jeremy Newlin saw a gray 2011 Dodge Charger with a dark-tinted licesne plate cover driving west on Country Club Parkway. The car turned south on Highway 100. Newlin stopped the vehicle at Crystal Hill Road and Highway 100. Newlin approached the car and saw three Hispanic men in the vehicle. Newlin asked for the driver’s license, registration and proof of insurance. The driver said he did not have a license, but provided registration and proof of insurance. Newlin asked the driver if he owned the vehicle and he said he did. Newlin asked the driver for his name and date of birth, which he gave as Rogelo Lopez born on Oct. 30, 1975. Newlin questioned the driver about the disparity between his name, Rogelo Lopez, and the registered owner, Roberto Sanchez. The driver said he was paying for the vehicle, but his friend purchased the vehicle. Newlin ran the name Rogelo Lopez through ACIC/NCIC with no return. Newlin requested another patrol unit and Captain Pickard arrived on the scene. Newlin requested dispatch run the registered owner, Roberto Sanchez through ACIC. Sanchez showed to have a suspended drivers license, a warrant out of Maumelle Police Department for failure to appear ad a warrant out of Clark County Sheriff’s office for failure to appear. Officers requested a print out of Sanchez and Woods brought the print out to the location of the traffic stop. While Woods was en route, the driver admitted to being Sanchez. Woods arrived on the scene and the ACIC/NCIC print out confirmed Sanchez’s identity. Sanchez was arrested and transported to the police department. The vehicle was released to a responsible party with Sanchez’s consent. At the police department, Sanchez was processed for charges and transported to Pulask County Jail with a hold for the Clark County Sheriff’s Department.

2002 Murphy Drive: On Sept. 13, Jordan Short, 18, of Greenbrier was arrested and charged with theft of property.

Odom Boulevard at Kingslynn Boulevard: On Sept. 16, Kareem Bell, 31, of North Little Rock was arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and possession of 4 ounces or less of marijuana. At 3:33 a.m. Officer Johnathan Johnson was on patrol when he saw a white Cadillac traveling eastbound on North Odom. Johnson saw the license plate light was not work. Johnson stopped the vehicle and made contact with the driver, Bell. Johnson asked Bell to exit the vehicle and he complied. Johnson then asked him for consent to search the vehicle, which eh consented to. Officer Brock Waldo searched the vehicle at which time he smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside he vehicle. Waldo asked Bell if someone had recently smoked marijuana inside of the vehicle. Bell said that his friend had recently done so and that there was a marijuana joint in the ashtray. Waldo retrieved the marijuana joint from the ashtray. While in the process of placing Bell under arrest, Johnson found two small clear bags that contained a white powder substance from Bell’s left cargo pocket. Bell was taken into custody and placed in the rear of Johnson’s patrol vehicle. According to Johnson, Bell said he had just recently purchased cocaine but declined to state where. Bell was transported to Maumele Police Department for processing and SID was notified for further investigation. A Field test conducted on the white powder substance was positive for cocaine. The marijuana joint and two bags of cocaine were wieghed and placed into evidence.Bell’s vehicle was towed by Frank Harrison and Son Towing and stored at that location. Bell was transported to Pulakski County Jail.

100 Millwood Circle: On Sept. 18, Amanda Baker, 38, of Little Rock was arrested and charged with failure to appear.

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