Nevada County Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: Nevada County Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 209 East 3rd Street South, Prescott, 71857 AR
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Phone: 870-887-2616
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Nevada County Sheriff's Office is located at 209 East 3rd Street South, Prescott, 71857 AR. The Nevada County Sheriff's Office phone number is 870-887-2616.

Nevada County Sheriff's Office News

On October 26th 2018 Deputy Bo Morris made a traffic stop on a black Chevrolet Suburban on East Olive Street near US 67. During the stop Deputy Morris observed passenger Kenneth Hopson attempt to conceal a Black eyeglass case in the passenger door. Kenneth Hopson is on parole and has a valid search waver on file. Deputy Morris retrieved the eyeglass case and found that it contained drug paraphernalia. Kenneth Hopson was placed under arrest for the paraphernalia. Hopson was transported to the Nevada County Detention facility where he is being held for first appearance on the charge of three counts of drug paraphernalia.

On October 25th 2018 Chief Deputy Larry Miller received information that a suspect in a domestic battery that had occurred earlier would be in a Silver Dodge Avenger near the old Prescott Middle School building. Information was also received that a passenger in the vehicle would be Rheanna Jester. Jester showed to have a valid felony warrant at the time. Chief Miller and Deputy Bo Morris set up in the area to watch for the vehicle. Chief Miller observed the vehicle pass by his location and pulled in behind the vehicle. The vehicle turned and traveled towards the back of the old school. Chief Miller activated his emergency lights to make a stop on the vehicle and Deputy Morris approached from behind the school towards the vehicle. Chief Miller approached the driver identifying him as Jesse Loe. As Deputy Morris was walking up to the front of the vehicle he observed the female passenger throw a Camouflage eye-glass case into the wooded area next to the vehicle. Deputy Morris removed the female identified as Rheanna Jester from the vehicle and placed her into custody. Chief Miller placed Jesse Loe in custody for the earlier domestic battery. Deputy Morris retrieved the eye-glass case observing that it contained a clear plastic bag with a clear crystal-like residue believed to be methamphetamine, a clear glass smoking pipe commonly used for smoking methamphetamine and a clear plastic vile which contained a clear crystal residue believed to be methamphetamine. A search of the vehicle was conducted locating In the passenger seat a purse that contained Ms. Jester's Arkansas Identification card, also inside this purse was a clear plastic tube with a clear crystal residue believed to be methamphetamine, a clear plastic bag containing a clear crystal residue believed to be methamphetamine ,a wooden box containing a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana and a smoking pipe used for smoking marijuana also in the side pouch of the purse were two digital scales with a clear crystal residue believed to be methamphetamine. Jesse Loe was transported to the Nevada County Detention facility for the charge of Domestic Battery 3rd. Rheanna Jester was transported to the Nevada County Detention facility and was served the felony warrant along with the charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance Schedule VI, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Methamphetamine) , Tampering with Physical Evidence and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Marijuana). Mr. Loe's charges are; Domestic Battery 3rd Degree and Driving on a Suspended Drivers License. Both are awaiting First Judicial Appearance.

Drug Arrest 10/31/2018 On Wednesday the 31st day of October Deputy Bo Morris made a traffic stop on a Blue Honda Civic on US 371 west. The stop was due to a defective tail light. Contact was made with the operator whom identified himself as Jimmy Maxwell and passenger Steven Suitor. Operator Maxwell could not present any type of identification. Morris observed what was known to him to be an odor of marijuana coming from within the vehicle. Steven Suitor showed to have a valid warrant of arrest our of Clark County and was placed in custody. Deputy Morris conducted a search of the vehicle with assistance of Officer Coby Tillmon with the Prescott Police Department. Deputy Morris located an undetermined amount of green leafy substance inside of the vehicle along with a pipe that contained a crystal like residue believed to be methamphetamine. Operator Maxwell was placed in custody for possession of a controlled substance at the time. After being transported to the Nevada County Detention facility operator Maxwell stated that he had given a false name during the stop and stated that his name was Dennis Maxwell. Dennis Maxwell showed to a suspended drivers license and also had valid Parole violation along with a body attachment. Both Subjects were turned over to the jail with Maxwell being charged with driving on a suspended drivers license, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal impersonation and for the valid warrants. Steven Suitor was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and for the valid Clark County warrant.

1/05/2018 On Thursday the 1st day of November 2018 Deputies were dispatched to 208 West 2nd in Emmet, Ark in reference to shots being fired. Deputies arrived and made contact with individuals at the residence that stated that Harold Latin and son Adrian Latin had an altercation at the residence. The residence belonged to Adrian Latin. Several witnesses stated that Harold Latin left the residence and later returned with a shotgun. Evidence showed that Harold Latin fired one shot through a window where Adrian Latin and another individual were seated. Harold then entered the residence and fired another shot at his son Adrian Latin as he was attempting to get away. No one was hit during the incident. Deputy Bo Morris, Investigator Robert Missey, Deputy Justin Hughes and Deputy Bernard Box went to Harold Latin's residence and made contact with Latin. During conversation with Harold Latin he stated that the Shotgun was under his bed in the residence and stated that Investigator Missey could take possession of the firearm. Harold Latin was placed under arrest for possession of a firearm by certain persons and for attempted murder. Latin was turned over to the Nevada County Detention facility where he awaits first appearance.

Obituary for Preston "Pep" Glenn Preston “Pep” Wayne Glenn age 53 of Murfreesboro passed away on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at his home. He was born in Murfreesboro, Arkansas on May 30 , 1965 to Gail Russell Sweeden and Lester “Bobo” Glenn. He was preceded in death by his mother in 2006 and his father in 2005, as well as a son in law Wendell Adams II. Pep was married to Rhonda Glenn they were married 31 years. Pep and Rhonda had lived in Pike County for the last 30 years and settled in Billstown where they raised their two children Casey Glenn of Hot Springs, AR; and Aubrey Adams of Mount Ida, AR; he had two sisters Misty and Kathy, one brother Harold Glenn. Pep was an avid hunter and fisherman. He loved the outdoors almost as much as his job. He served as a police officer for the last 22 years. During his police career he served as the Pike County Sheriff for two terms. He also served on the volunteer fire department and was a first responder. He loved his community and always strived to help whoever or anybody that needed it. He has three grandchildren Jessie, Danny, and Wendell. Pep loved his wife, children, and grandchildren very much. He always answered when called or needed day or night. He will be loved and missed more than anything. He leaves behind numerous family and friends. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., Monday, October 29, at Latimer Funeral Home in Murfreesboro. Funeral services will be 12:00, Tuesday October 30, at Latimer Funeral Home in Murfreesboro, with Tommy Mounts, Roger Cox, and George “Boots” Donaldson officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Home Cemetery, under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home in Murfreesboro. You may send an online sympathy message at www.latimerfuneralhome.com Pallbearers will be Mike Adams, Danny Martin, Levi Van Camp, Kenneth Jackson, Ray Rhine, and Tracy Kelly. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office, Delight Fire Department, Delight First Responders Unit, and the Pike County Sheriff’s Office.

Nevada County Sheriff's Department morns the loss of a long time friend, Nevada County jail administrator and ex-Sheriff of Pike County. Preston (PEP) Glenn passed away the morning of October 25th 2018 at his home in Pike County. PEP will be greatly missed by his friends and co-workers. Funeral service are pending and will be posted when notified from the family.

On Thursday October 11th 2018 Deputy Bo Morris made a traffic stop on a white Lexus passenger vehicle near Hwy 19 and US 371 intersection. The stop was made due to the vehicle crossing the center lane marker. Contact was made with the operator a W/F identified as Emily Cauley from Amity, Arkansas. Deputy Morris noticed an odor of an intoxicating substance coming from within the vehicle. Cauley admitted drinking alcohol earlier in the day. Cauley was asked to exit her vehicle and was administered a field sobriety test in which she failed. Cauley was placed under arrest at this time and an inventory was conducted of her vehicle. During the inventory a glass smoking pipe commonly used for methamphetamine was located in the front of the vehicle. Deputy Morris transported Emily Cauley to the Nevada County Detention facility and Prescott Police Officer Coby Tillman transported a child that was a passenger also in the Cauley vehicle. Emily Cauley awaits first appearance on the charges of careless and prohibited driving and possession of drug paraphernalia.

On Wednesday the 10th day of October 2018 Officers with the 8th North Task Force conducted a search warrant at 297 Nevada 275 Emmet, Arkansas. Gerry Lynn Davis 51 yr old W/M and Zachary Davis 18 yr old W/M were arrested. Gerry Davis was charged with possession of a controlled substance methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and for possession of controlled substance marijuana along with delivery of a controlled substance(methamphetamine). Zachary Davis was charged with possession of a controlled substance methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and for possession of controlled substance marijuana along with delivery of a controlled substance(methamphetamine). Both subjects await first judicial appearance.

DRUG ARREST On Thursday the 30th day of August 2018 Officers with the 8th North Task Force received information that two wanted individuals were staying at 294 Nevada 275 in Emmet, Ark. Upon arrival at the residence Officers with the Task Force observed several marijuana plants growing in a bucket near the door of the residence. The occupants of the residence identified as 51 year old W/M Gerry Davis and 18 year old W/M Zachary Davis were asked to exit the residence. Further investigation showed that Gerry Davis had a substantial amount of what was believed to drug paraphernalia and Methamphetamine on his person. Both of the individuals were placed in custody and transported to the Nevada County Detention facility. Officers with the Task Force applied for a search warrant for the residence. The search warrant was issued and a search was conducted locating more methamphetamine and paraphernalia inside of the residence. Gerry Davis is awaiting first appearance for the charges of possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, manufacturing a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance with purpose to deliver and a misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear. Zachary Davis is awaiting first appearance for the charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and manufacturing of a controlled substance.

On Thursday the 23 day of August at approximately 5:23 A.M. Deputy Bo Morris, Deputy Bernard Box and Prescott Investigator Cody Ferguson responded to a call at 4973 Hwy 24 in reference to a suspicious vehicle parked at a residence. Upon arrival contact was made with two white males one outside of the residence and one on the inside. The suspect outside was identified as Coy Raybon from Bearden, Ar. Raybon stated that his mother lived at the residence and that he was staying there. The owner of the residence son arrived on scene and stated that the residence had been vacant for over six months and that no one was suppose to be at the residence. Coy Raybon was placed in custody along with the suspect inside of the residence identified as John Dinsmore from Shreveport, Loiuisana. Coy Raybon was searched finding drug paraphernalia on his person. John Dinsmore was searched finding two baggies that contained a clear crystal like substance believed to be methamphetamine along with drug paraphernalia. Evidence showed that the residence had damage to the screen door and the lock on the inside door. Deputy Morris noticed that inside of the residence there were marijuana plants hanging from a doorway in plain view. Investigator Robert Missey was contacted at this time. Investigator Missey and the owner arrived at the scene. The owner verified that no one was suppose to be at the residence and gave consent to enter the residence. Deputies entered the residence confiscating two marijuana plants along with other paraphernalia associated with the use of methamphetamine. The owner also identified a trailer that was hitched behind the vehicle parked at the residence as belonging to him. Coy Raybon 33 yr old W/M was transported to the Nevada County Detention facility where he awaits first appearance on the charges of Residential Burglary, Theft of Property,Possession of drug paraphernalia and Manufacturing of a controlled substance. John Dinsmore awaits first appearance on the charges of Residential Burglary, Possession of a controlled substance (Meth), Possession of drug Paraphernalia(Meth) and manufacturing of a controlled substance(Marijuana).

On Friday August 17th 2018 Officer with the 8th North Task Force received information that a wanted individual was staying at the American Value Inn in Prescott. The subject showed to have a felony warrant for his arrest. The individual identified as 37 year old B/M Gary Williams from Hope showed to be staying in Room 217 of the Motel. Task Force Officers made entry into the room placing Williams in custody. Officers noticed in plain sight a large amount of crystal type substance believed to be methamphetamine along with paraphernalia inside of the room. Upon arrival at the jail Williams was searched finding a large amount of currency along with two small baggies containing a crystal like substance believed to be methamphetamine on his person. Gary Williams was charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia, furnishing prohibited articles into a correctional facility along with the valid warrants. Gary Williams awaits first judicial appearance on the above charges.

On Friday the 17th day of August Officers with the 8th North Task Force served a search warrant on 1393 Hwy 53 Emmet, Arkansas. The search warrant was based off information collected that Lawrence Rowdy Purtle 58 year old w/m had been selling methamphetamine from this residence. After entry was made Lawrence Purtle was taken in to custody with no incident and was transported to the Nevada County Detention facility. The search of the residence turned up a undetermined amount of a crystal white substance believed to be methamphetamine along with several glass smoking pipes commonly used to ingest methamphetamine and a small caliber handgun. Lawrence Purtle was charged with simultaneous possession of drugs and a firearm, possession of methamphetamine with purpose to deliver and for possession of drug paraphernalia. Purtle awaits first judicial appearance on the above charges.

On Tuesday the 14th day of August at approximately 2145 hrs K-9 Deputy Jeremy Hendrix working under the 8th North Task Force made a traffic stop on passenger vehicle near the 46 mile marker on Interstate 30. The stop was made due to the vehicle being operated careless. Further investigation into the stop led to a search of the vehicle. During the search of the vehicle probable cause was established that the spare tire contained some type of contraband. Entry was made into the spare tire locating seven packages believed to contain Methamphetamine. The operator of the vehicle identified as H/M Kendri E Leiva-Rivera from Fresno, Texas and H/M Leyva Rodriguez from Houston, Texas were placed into custody and were transported to the Nevada County Jail. A further investigation was conducted on the packages that were found inside the tire. This investigation showed that the substance tested positive for Methamphetamine and weighed approximately 7.5 pounds. Street value of the controlled substance was estimated at approximately 250,000 dollars.

On July 4th 2018 Chief Deputy Larry Miller and Deputy Bernard Box were dispatched to a residence on Nevada 8 near the Columbia County line in reference to a Residential Burglary. Upon arrival family members were met at the residence whom stated that the owners Franklin and Jane Pennington had been contacted and were on their way home. After the Pennington's arrived they found that numerous jewelry and coin items were missing along with a safe. Chief Deputy Miller contacted investigators with the Columbia County Sheriff's Department advising them of the burglary due to location of the burglary. On Thursday the 12th day of July Chief Deputy Miller was contacted by Investigator Leroy Martin with the Columbia County Sheriff department stating that he had recovered a safe from the side of Columbia County Road 29 and that items inside of the safe had the Pennington's name on them. Investigator Martin also advised that Lafayette County had individuals incarcerated at their facility that were in possession of items matching the description of possible property from the Pennington burglary. Chief Deputy Miller contacted Sheriff Obie Sims from the Lafayette County Sheriff's department, obtaining pictures of the items the suspects were in possession of. These items were later identified by the Pennington's as belonging to them and were missing from their residence. Chief Deputy Miller and Investigator Robert Missey traveled to the Lafayette County Sheriff's department and interviewed the suspects in custody there. Kalvin Jacob Bailey W/M from Magnolia, Ar was interviewed along with Shaunna Hageness W/F from Stamps. Hageness eventually confessed to the burglary at the time. Warrants were issued from Nevada County for the arrest of Kalvin Bailey and Shaunna Hageness for the burglary and theft of property. Kalvin Bailey was interviewed at the Nevada County Sheriff's department and also confessed to the crime. Due to statements given by both Bailey and Hageness a warrant was issued for another W/F Kady Phillips from Texas. Kady Phillips was picked up on the warrant and confessed to the burglary also. Numerous items were located that were stolen from the Pennington residence and returned to the owners. Anyone with any information on the location of other items stolen from this residence are asked to call the Nevada County Sheriff's Department at 870-887-2616.

On July the 23rd and 24th 2018 Investigator Robert Missey and Deputy Bo Morris along with Dispatcher Dana Marlar attended an ALERRT class put on by the Texarkana Police Department. This class brings together Law enforcement agencies, Fire Department agencies and Medical Transport agencies to better work together in a crisis of mass casulties in an Active Shooter Event. K-9 Deputy Jeremy Hendrix, Deputy Justin Hughes and Dispatcher Mavi Wayne are set to attend this class on August 6th and 7th. The Nevada County Sheriff's department would like to thank the sponsors of this class. This is just another way the Sheriff's Department is set to further it service to our community and continue our working relationship with other responding agencies. Image 1

The Nevada County Sheriff's Department and the Prescott Police Department will be having a warrant amnesty Starting: August 1st-August 12th 2018 If you have a misdemeanor warrant with either department come in and get it served with no money or jail time. This does not include warrants for domestic battery or fail to appear on a domestic battery charge.

This Atv was stolen from the country junction store building in Willisville sometime between 7am and 7pm on April 11th to April 12th 2018. Anyone with information on the stolen Atv is requested to contact the Nevada County Sheriff's department at 870-887-2616

Everyone one from the Sheriff's Department would like to say HAPPY NEW YEAR and remember don't DRINK AND DRIVE we hope 2018 brings peace and joy to all.

The Nevada County Sheriff's Department regrets to have to inform the community that K9 Max passed away last night. Max became ill and handler Jeremy Hendrix rushed him to the animal hospital in Little Rock on the evening of December 29th. The hospital determined that Max had a chest infection diagnosed as Pyothorax. The hospital attempted to treat Max but were unsuccessful. K9 Max had been with the department since July 2017 and will be greatly missed.

Sheriff Danny Martin and the employees of the Nevada County Sheriff's Department would like to wish everyone a MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR. We pray everyone traveling have a safe trip and remember if you Drink Don't Drive. We're only one call away.

We want to give out a big thanks to Brazzel funeral homes for their donation of a Glock 42 handgun that was given to the officer of the year. Eddie and Ben and their staff are great guys and we appreciate their support to the Sheriff's Department. Thanks again Eddie and Ben Brazzel

Random photos from the 2017 Sheriff's Department Christmas party

Chief Deputy Larry Miller presents Sheriff Danny Martin with a certificate of appreciation from all the employees of the department. Sheriff Martin has worked hard in improving the salaries and equipment for the employees and is greatly appreciated for his hard work.

911/Dispatch operator Dana Marlar was awarded a certificate of appreciation for her hard work and committment to the department. Marlar is a great asset to the department and is appreciated for her hard work.