Marcus Greenfield of Sherwood was arrested on a charge of public intoxication after police discovered a vehicle operating on East Maryland being clocked at 36 mph in a 30 mph zone. Officers initiated their emergency lights and made a traffic stop on Hamilton Park where Greenfield pulled into a private drive. Officer James Calhoun said he smelled the odor of alcohol coming from Greenfield and he asked for a secondary police unit to arrive on the scene. Police reported that Greenfield reluctantly provided his driver’s license and told officers that he was cutting down a tree from the street. He was asked how many drinks he had, which he responded “I’ve had a couple” according to the police report. He was advised that his vehicle was clocked at traveling in excess of the posted speed limit on East Maryland and that he was in violation of operating an all-terrain vehicle on public streets.
Greenfield again told police he was driving down the street to cut down a tree. Police performed a sobriety test upon Greenfield which he tested 0.06. Besides the public intoxication charge, he was also arrested for operating an all-terrain vehicle on public streets and exceeding the posted speed limit sign.
Officers were traveling westbound on Kiehl Avenue and observed a silver truck headed eastbound exceeding the 40 mph speed limit by traveling 53 mph. Police turned around their vehicle to initiate a traffic stop. Driver Stephanie Rowland, 46, of Sherwood said she was only driving 40 mph but she was talking police said they could immediately smell the odor of intoxicants coming from her person and saw that she had bloodshot, watery eyes as well as slurred speech. Police asked her to step out of the car and she was observed swaying in a small circle as well as being unsteady on her feet. Rowland told police she only had one beer but later she said she had two beers about two hours ago.
After taking field sobriety tests, she was transported to the Sherwood Police Department where she was arrested on charges of DWI Second Offense, refusal to submit, speeding, driving on a suspended driver’s license, no proof of insurance of insurance and no seat belt. Passenger Kayla Smith, 29, of Stuttgart was told to also exit the vehicle and told police she only had one beer one hour earlier. Police also smelled the odor of intoxicants as well as seeing she had bloodshot eyes, bloodshot, watery eyes, slurred speech, and was swaying in a small circle. She was arrested as well and charged with public intoxication. Their vehicle was towed with the use of a J-Hook.
Officers responded to New Gentle Years, 14704 Arkansas 107, in reference to a private property accident involving a vehicle and a building. Upon arrival, police made contact with Erica Brown, the owner of New Gentle Years, and Latonya Mitchell, a driver for Pathfinder Inc. Mitchell said she turned into the parking area of the business and realized that she was at the wrong address. She attempted to drive through the parking area and the top of her 2012 Ford 3SD impacted the awning that was covering part of the driveway. The vehicle sustained $200 of damage while the awning had $100 of damage. The truck sustained minor damage. Mitchell was found at fault for the accident but no citation was issued.