Police discovered at 5:30 a.m. an open door at the Sylvan Hills High School field house. Officers entering the building but found no one inside and nothing inside appeared to be disturbed. The door was secured before police left the area.
Officers were called to assist the Pulaski County’s Sheriff’s Office with a K-9 unit, Csikos, who is trained to detect the odor of marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin. He is certified through the National Detector Dog Association. Csikos was brought to a Perkins Road home where he found a crack pipe and some hand rolled cigarettes believed to be marijuana.
At 6:59 a.m. police discovered an open door at the rear of the Sherwood Public Library, 510 Sherwood Ave. Nobody was inside the building and nothing appeared to be disturbed. Police were able to secure the door before leaving the area.
Jason Smith of Sherwood said he was sitting in the front room helping Shawn Starks clean his Glock 27 handgun when the weapon accidentally discharged and the bullet went through his hand. Starks said Smith and he were sitting in the front room and Smith added a magazine extension to his weapon. Starks said Smith next loaded a chambered round and pulled the magazine out. Starks stated that Smith added a round to the magazine, and inserted the magazine back into the handgun and somehow shot himself in the hand. The bullet struck the corner of the wooden entertainment system table and entered the wall behind it. MEMS transported Smith to the hospital. Both Smith and Starks stated it was an accident. The bullet was recovered and given to Smith’s girlfriend. Police advised all parties that a report would be kept on file and he the officer told them to practice gun safety.
Elijah McDonald, 31, of Pine Bluff was arrested on charges of driving with a suspended license, failure to register vehicle, no proof of insurance, carrying a weapon, possession of a defaced firearm, possession of a firearm by certain persons, and obstruction.
Thomas Rodgers, 46, of Sherwood was arrested on charges of exceeding the speed limit, DWI Second, no insurance, endangering the welfare of a minor (two counts, felonies), and failure to yield to an emergency vehicle. The arrest came after the vehicle he was driving on Indianhead Drive turned north onto Lucy Lane at a high rate of speed. He had two children in the car with him.
Robert Barnes, 24, of Sherwood was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia after police observed the vehicle he was driving west on East Kiehl Avenue had no headlights.
Trevor Jenkins, 25, of North Little Rock was arrested on charges of driving with a suspended license, drinking in public, possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to register a vehicle. During the same incident, Saul Deleon, 27, of North Little Rock was arrested on charges of drinking in public and possession of drug paraphernalia. The arrests took place after police observed someone driving a Honda Civic northbound on Coolhurst Drive showing an expired registration.
Rickey Recardeo Moore Jr., 21, of Jacksonville was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance to the purpose to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia (four counts, felony), and use of a communications device (felony). During the same incident, Willie Johnson, 18, of North Little Rock was arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance with the purpose to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia (four counts, felony), and furnishing prohibited articles. The arrests took place after police discovered a 1997 Chevrolet Lumina parked in front of River City RV on Warden Road partially in the travel lane of Warden with no lights on the outside of the vehicle.
Jonathan Kreiser, 22, of Jacksonville was arrested on charges of third-degree domestic battery and first-degree interference with emergency communication after police responded to 601 Pembroke Drive in reference to a domestic battery.
Christopher Pilcher, 23, of North Little Rock; Megan Jones, 22, of Sherwood; and Dwayne Yancy Jr., 23, of North Little Rock were arrested on charges of shoplifting after police were dispatched to Kohl’s Department Store in reference to a shoplifting incident.
Sherman Sanders, 21, of Little Rock was arrested on charges of loitering and carrying a weapon after police saw someone parked in a sports utility vehicle at Cherrywood Park at 10:33 p.m. The park is closed after 10 p.m.
Gary Wigginton, 58, of Sherwood was arrested on charges of fleeing, DWI Third and driving with a license suspended for DWI after police responded to the area of Warden Road at McDonald’s in reference to a possibly intoxicated driver.
Police were dispatched to the Links Apartments on Kiehl Avenue near the office building in reference to loud music and officers saw several people outside of Building 3450 talking and laughing extremely loud. The following arrests resulted: Aaron Oh, 18, of Little Rock was arrested on a charge of public intoxication; Han Cho, 30, of Sherwood was arrested on charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and disorderly conduct; and Brian Kim, 33, of Little Rock was arrested on charges of public intoxication, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and disorderly conduct.
Omar Armendi, 32, of Jacksonville was arrested on charges of DWI and improper turn after police observed a vehicle turn from the Kiehl Loop onto the Kiehl Overpass in the opposite direction traffic is intended on the overpass.
Shakena Price of Sherwood said after dropping off her children at school she was traveling on Jacksonville-Cato Road back towards Arkansas 107 when a large red truck with big tires came around the corner in her lane, causing her to swerve off the road and strike the guardrail. Police observed $950 of damage to her Cadillac SRX’s front right bumper, the tire area and the rear tire by the gasoline tank. She said she would have called sooner but she needed access to a phone.
John Atchison of England and his wife, Rita, had pulled up to the exit at the Wal-Mart Supercenter on Arkansas 107 when their Nissan Titan pickup truck was struck from behind by a Toyota 4-Runner driven by Connie Cecil of Sherwood. The Atchison’s vehicle sustained $50 in damage while the Cecil car had $250 of damage.
Michelle Isom of Cabot said she was travelling eastbound in the outside lane of Kiehl Avenue approaching the intersection or Brookswood Drive. She was coming to a stop in her2006 Honda AHB when her foot slipped off the brake pedal, hit the gas pedal, making it unable to stop her vehicle before the front bumper of her vehicle struck the rear bumper of a 2007 Kia Sorrento driven by Josephine Nash of Jacksonville. Isom’s vehicle sustained $400 of damage while Nash’s vehicle sustained $200 of damage. Isom was found to be at fault for the accident but no citation was issued.
William Hacking of Sherwood said he was he was at the drive through at the Taco Bell Restaurant on North Hills Boulevard when he drove into the door containing the dumpster, causing his Dodge truck $200 of damage to his front bumper’s passenger side.
Ryan Cockrell of North Little Rock said he was driving northbound on Brockington Road attempting to use one of its turnarounds to travel southbound when he struck another vehicle in front of him driven by Doyce Williams of Sherwood. Cockrell’s 2000 Lincoln Continental sustained $900 of damage while Williams’ 1992 Oldsmobile Ciera had $700 of damage. Cockrell was found to be at fault for the accident and was issued a citation for failure to yield when making a left hand turn.
Jon Hannibal of North Little Rock said he was stopped waiting to pull out of the New Brittany Apartments onto Jacksonville Cutoff Road. He pulled up to the street and stopped. He said Michael Spase was driving eastbound on Jacksonville Cutoff when he began to lose control and put his bike on its side. Spase said he was driving eastbound on Jacksonville Cutoff when he lost control of his 2012 Harley Davidson, causing it to lay on its side. The police report indicates only minor damage was done to each vehicle.
Gerald Mashburn of Sherwood said he was backing up outside of Sherwood Starter, 10216 Arkansas 107, with his Dodge Ram and did not notice the parked Nissan Pathfinder of Anthony Koch behind him. Mashburn’s 1996 Dodge Ram sustained $300 of damage while the Pathfinder had $500 of damage.
Robert Craig of Sherwood said that on Jan. 6 his neighbor, Mike Warlick, of Sherwood backed into his mailbox with his Toyota Tundra truck. He said they exchanged insurance information for the $750 worth of damage to the brick mail box. Craig said his insurance company has advised him that Warlick is not returning any of their calls.