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The following incidents were reported to the Maumelle Police Department through Dec. 11:

Arrests

200 Holiday Drive: On Dec. 1, Chad Jordan Barger, 30, of Benton was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. At approximately 4:32 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Holiday Inn in regards to a disturbance. The manager of the Holiday Inn said there was a man in the lobby yelling obscenities at him and refusing to leave the premises. Lt. Dustin Ivey was the first to arrive. Ivey said upon his arrival he heard the manager tell the man, Barger, to leave the premises, to which Barger said “that ain’t going to happen.” Ivey said Barger began to yell obscenities in the lobby. Officer Casey J. Canady arrived and saw Berger being belligerent toward Ivey and the manager. Barger was then placed in custody for disorderly conduct. There was an odor of intoxicants coming from Barger’s person, according to police reports. Barger said he had been out drinking with some friends prior to coming to the Holiday Inn. Barger was transported to Maumelle Police Department for processing. While in custody, Barger complained of chest pains. MFD and MEMS were dispatched to evaluate Barger, who was transported to Baptist Health in Little Rock for further medical evaluation.

100 Millwood Circle: On Dec. 3, Timothy Headrick, 25, of Benton was arrested and charged with failure to appear.

100 Millwood Circle: On Dec. 3, Stephen Tatum, 25, of Maumelle was arrested and charged with criminal contempt.

100 Millwood Circle: On Dec. 4, Reginald D. Whitaker, 28, of Little Rock was arrested and charged with failure to appear.

11920 Maumelle Boulevard at 12005 Crystal Hill Road: On Dec. 4, John Jacob Free, 29, of Little Rock, was arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of controlled substance and driving on a revoked/suspended driver’s license. Lt. Dustin B. Ivey saw a red Chevrolet Lumina traveling east on Millwood Circle. The vehicle crossed the intersection and drove into the U-Storage on Commerce Drive and then turned around. The car then made a right onto Highway 100 and approached Odom Boulevard where it made a U-turn. Ivey said he saw that the driver, who was the only occupant, was not wearing his seatbelt. The vehicle also crossed the centerline on several occasions. Ivey continued to follow the vehicle and saw it cross the center line several more times. Detective Campbell also saw the the vehicle cross the center line. Ivey initiated a traffic stop on the car near Highway 100 and Crystal Hill Road. Ivey made contact with the driver, John Free and obtained his identification. Free said that he had a suspended drivers license and was on parole. Ivey asked Free to exit the vehicle, to which he complied. Ivey noticed that Free’s hands were shaking and that he appeared very nervous. Ivey asked Free if he could pat him down for weapons, to which he complied. Free said that he had a pocket knife in his pocket, which he removed and threw in his front seat. Ivey asked Free if there were any other weapons on him and he replied that he had pills in his pocket. Free then said that he had Xanax and Adderall in his right pocket. Free consented to a search of his pockets and removed the pills. Ivey found a gold colored metal container in Free’s pocket that contained three round blue pills with the imprint “COR 132” that was identified as Adderall. Ivey also found three bars with the imprint “G3722” that was identified as Xanax. Ivey also found a yellow round pill with the imprint “P4” that was identified as Zofran, which was wrapped in a receipt in the same pocket. Free was arrested and transported to the police department. Free’s vehicle was left at the scene at his request. Free was charged and the evidence was placed into an evidence locker. Free was interviewed and taken to the Pulaski County Jail with a $5,000 bond.

20515 Highway 365 North: On Dec. 5, Bryant McComber, 18, of North Little Rock was arrested and charged with possession of 4 ounces or less of marijuana and two misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia. At approximately 9:30 p.m., Officer Sterling D. Pruitt saw a white Chevrolet truck backed in at the truck parking area behind the McDonald’s/Shell fueling station on Highway 365. The dome light of the truck was on and Pruitt said he could see the lone occupant of the truck moving around inside. As he approached, Pruitt saw the occupant freeze and appear to be very nervous at his presence. Due to the suspicious nature, Pruitt made contact with McComber, who was sitting in the driver’s seat. McComber was visibly nervous and Ivey said he could detect the strong odor of marijuana emitting from the truck, so he asked McComber to exit it. McComber said that he dropped his girlfriend off in Maumelle and was heading home. McComber also said that he was trying to drive to Conway to UCA where he is a student., however, he said that he was lost. McComber said that he lived in the Central Arkasas area all of his life. Pruitt told McComber that he could smell marijuana coming from the vehicle. McComber first denied the presence of the substance, however he then admitted that there was marijuana in the floor area in front of the driver’s seat. Pruitt detained McComber at that time due to the fact that he was the only officer and McComber admitted possession. Pruitt found a plastic bag of marijuana in the floorboard as well as a smoking pipe and other marijuana spilled across the floor. The smoking pipe had fresh marijuana in it. Pruitt also found a small black bag in the driver’s seat that contained a torch lighter and a metal grinder with residue on it. Officer Casey Canady arrived and informed McComber that the was under arrest. Officers also found another plastic bag containing stems of marijuana in the center console. Two Swisher Sweets and two empty Ziploc bags containing residue were also found in the passenger seat area. All evidence was secured and transported to the police department. The truck was secured and left in the parking lot at McComber’s request. McComber was transported to Maumelle Police Department where he was processed, cited and released with a court date of Jan 21.

100 Millwood Circle: On Dec. 10, Sequoya Desmond Kimble, 21, of Maumelle was arrested and charged with criminal contempt.

2002 Murphy Drive: On Dec. 10, Jennifer Elizabeth Bonds, 23, of Benton was arrested and charged with criminal contempt.

100 Millwood Circle: On Dec. 11, Ronald Hampton, 40, of Maumelle was arrested and charged with failure to appear.

100 Millwood Circle: On Dec. 11, Zimorien Hughes, 20, of Little Rock was arrested and charged with failure to appear.

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