Police made contact with Heather Mendez of Jacksonville and Vincent Thornton of North Little Rock following the report of a minor accident at the intersection of Kiehl Avenue and Warden Road. Thornton said he was stopped at a yield sign waiting to merge onto Warden from the Kiehl Avenue Loop and that while he was stopped his vehicle was struck from behind by Mendez’s vehicle. Both vehicles sustained $100.
Jordan Harrelson, 27, of Sherwood was arrested on charges of burning without a permit, refusal to submit to arrest, public intoxication and disorderly conduct after police were dispatched to a field behind Powhattan Apartments in reference to a fire in the wood line.
Upon arrival, police made contact with Harrelson and told him someone had called to report a fire in the wood line. Harrelson told police he started a small fire for his children. Officers advised him that starting a fire was against city ordinance if he did not have a permit and he would need to extinguish it.
Harrelson said he was unaware of the city ordinance that he needed to get a permit and he was burning tree limbs. While police were talking with him, they could hear his speech slurred and could smell an odor of intoxicants coming from his person.
Harrelson took his children back to his home and returned to extinguish the fire. After the fire was put out, he was asked to return to his home several times but argued with police about why they were there.
Tiffany Pruss, 27, of Ward was arrested on charges of public intoxication and obstructing governmental operations after police observed a woman lying down in the driver’s seat in a parked Dodge Avenger behind the Shell Service Station on Rixie Road.
James Buffett, 40, of Sherwood was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and loitering after police were dispatched to Baring Cross Church where an alarm sounded.
Tonya Brewer, 41, of North Little Rock was arrested on charges of criminal trespass and public intoxication after police responded to 821 Trammel Road in reference to a criminal trespass report. Charles Parliment of Sherwood said he had a no contact order against Brewer and she was not allowed on his property. Parliment said he came to his residence and found her in his shower. He advised Brewer she had to leave and he was calling the police.
Charlotte Marks, 60, of Little Rock was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance, four counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and furnishing prohibited articles (felony) after police searched her person in the process of arresting her and found pills, marijuana and rolled up brown papers with her red lipstick on them.