Sherwood police beat


Dec. 21

Conor Franklin of Sherwood said he was driving on Brookswood Road near Kohl’s Department Store behind another vehicle operated by Kristi Trupiano of Jacksonville. Both vehicles were waiting for traffic to clear so they could turn south onto Warden Road. Franklin told police he thought Trupiano was pulling onto Warden and rolled forward and when Trupiano stopped he struck the rear of her vehicle. Franklin’s 2006 Audi sustained $500 of damage and Trupiano’s 2011 Ford Edge also had $500 of damage. Franklin was found at fault for the accident for following too close.

Dec. 22

Barbara Wallis, 47, of Sherwood was arrested on charges of DWI, leaving the scene of an accident and careless/prohibited driving after police were dispatched to the area of Oakdale Road and Arkansas 107 in reference to a one-vehicle accident with an unknown injury. Upon arrival, Wallis’ white Chevy pickup truck was in a ditch about 1,450 feet west of Arkansas 107 on Oakdale. Police reported that Wallis’ son, Joshua Reeves, stated that his mother called him and asked him for a ride because she had had an accident. Reeves said when he arrived at the scene Wallis was already gone and the truck she was driving was in the ditch. Reeves told police she was probably headed home at 308 Feldspar St. Police reported that the 2000 Chevy SK1 truck sustained $7,000 worth of damage. Major damage was done to the truck’s left side and both air bags had been deployed and its front end looked like it had struck a tree. Upon police’s arrival, Wallis admitted she drove the truck and officers observed a strong odor of intoxicants coming from her. Wallis’ ex-husband, John Reeves, said she called him and asked for a ride and to take her home.

Amanda Hughes of Sherwood said she was parked at That Church on Kiehl Avenue. She opened the driver’s side door and another vehicle driven by Luis Gabriel of North Little Rock struck her Chevrolet HHR. Both vehicles sustained $500 in damage.

Dec. 23

Ryan Hall of Benton said he was driving his Dodge Charger and was slowing down to stop directly behind another vehicle driven by Mandy Coker of Batesville in the Gander Mountain parking lot on Landers Road. Hall said he did not stop his vehicle in time and he struck the rear bumper of Coker’s vehicle. Hall’s Charger had $250 of damage while Coker’s Toyota 4Runner had $75 of damage.

Dec. 25

Charles Pankey of Little Rock said she was backing out of the residence across the street from 1404 Chesterfield Drive in his 1996 Chevrolet truck when he struck the drivers rear fender of a parked silver Toyota Matrix owned by David Ramsey of North Little Rock. Ramsey’s vehicle sustained $750 of damage while Pankey’s truck had $100 of damage. Ramsey told police he did not see the accident. Police observed a dent and multiple scratches to the driver’s side rear fender and a small dent on the back driver’s side door.

Molly Bull of Sherwood aid she was backing out of her residence at 1641 Hidden Creek Drive in her 2012 Toyota PRI when she struck the driver’s side rear bumper of a parked Dodge Dakota owned by David Carrasquillo of Sherwood. Both vehicles sustained $100 of damage.


Dec. 22

Ray Sharp, 47, of Sherwood was arrested on charges of DWI Second Offense after police traveling southbound on Club Lane saw someone driving a white pickup truck go onto the curb as it passed a police cruiser. As the vehicle passed the officer, he policeman observed his vehicle had no taillights on at 5:07 a.m. Ray agreed to take a BAC (blood alcohol concentration) test and the results showed a BAC level of .28.

Aaron Jolly, 37, of Cape Canaveral, Fla., was arrested on a charge of public intoxication after police were dispatched to the Wal-Mart Supercenter on Arkansas 107 in reference to a verbal altercation between him and a woman later identified as Kristi Brice, address unknown. Dispatchers told police that Jolly yelled at her to get out of the parking lot because he was conducting business. Upon arrival, police observed a strong odor of intoxicants coming from his car.

Kerry Green, 46, of Lonoke was arrested on charges of DWI, improper lane change and driving with a suspended license after police observed someone driving a green Ford pickup truck southbound on Warden Road which suddenly merged left, crossing the solid white line and nearly hitting some barriers in the road.

Kauron Mayo, 19, of Little Rock was arrested on a charge of third-degree domestic battery after police received a report of a possible fight taking place inside a vehicle at the intersection of Brockington Road and Maryland Avenue.

Logan Thomas, 19, of Benton was arrested on charges of obstructing governmental operations and theft of property. During the same incident, Jodi Posey, 32, of North Little Rock was arrested on charges of theft of property and disorderly conduct. The arrests came after police were dispatched to Extra Beauty Supply at the Indianhead Shopping Center in reference to a physical altercation.

Loren Wright, 34, of Jacksonville was arrested on charges of DWI, refusal to submit, carrying a weapon and failure to register after police were traveling eastbound on East Kiehl Avenue and saw Wright driving 61 mph in a 40 mph zone.

Dec. 23

Robert Cortese, 22, of Little Rock was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after an officer was asked by dispatchers to go to the department lobby in reference to an aggressive person.

Mark Reed, 38, of Sherwood was arrested on a charge of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal use of a prohibited weapon.

Dec. 26

On Dec. 21, police were dispatched to Kohl’s Department Store on Warden Road in reference to a shoplifter removing items from the store and putting them into a vehicle. Loss Prevention Officer Shundra Lawrence told police a woman later identified as Katrina Gulley, 22, of Sherwood had gone back into the store. She was arrested on charges of shoplifting and resisting arrest.

John Smithson, 44, of Sherwood was arrested on a charge of public intoxication after police were dispatched to the 200 block of Sherwood Avenue to assist a citizen.


Dec. 22

Patricia Scott of Sherwood said about one month ago her payroll business folder for Arkansas Psychotherapy Center was missing and more recently a $250 Tabeo child’s tablet. The Tabeo was kept in a locked back office at the center located at 114 Country Club Road. She last saw it on Dec. 22 at 2 p.m. There were no signs of forced entry.


Jason Cauley of Sherwood said he was getting ready to leave with his family to go to a family Christmas when he noticed his wallet was not in his car at his home located at 7369 W. Ridge Circle. Cauley said he believed one of his kids may have left his vehicle unlocked when they had gotten out. The wallet contained his banking and credit cards.

Michael Peach of Express Oil Change, 104 E. Kiehl Ave., said he found a bay window to be busted out on the south side of the building’s left side. Peach told police $200 was found missing from the business cash register.

Dec. 24

Roger Powell of Sherwood said he was at the Casa Mexicana, 4091 E. Kiehl Ave., on Dec. 22 and while there an unknown person too his $100 black leather jacket which also had a $30 black leather checkbook. He told police he already closed the checking account and opened a new one.

Debbie McGohan of Sherwood said she lives at 104 May Ave. and said at about 7:30 a.m. she saw the rear door of 105 Calloway St. standing open. She said she still observed it standing open at 11 a.m. so she contacted the police department. Police made contact with the homeowner, Hally Barcus by phone and said her residence had been broken into. It was determined that her $700 Hewitt Packard desktop computer and $1,000 Sanyo 47-inch flat screen television had been stolen from the living room. The estimated damage to the rear door glass was $200.