Stone County Circuit Court round-up

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Seven Stone County residents were recently charged with felonies in Stone County Circuit Court.

Tamara Lynette Guinn, 39, was charged twice. On Aug. 19, Guinn was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia with the purpose to use crystal methamphetamine, according to court documents.

Then, on Aug. 26, prosecutors charged Guinn with possession of a firearm by a certain person (previously convicted felon). The charge was filed when authorities learned Guinn sold a handgun to a Mountain View man.

Prosecutors are also asking for Guinn to be tried under the habitual offender statute. Her bond was set at $1,500.

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Joel D. Jadrich, 36, of Mountain View, faces a laundry list of charges, most tied to illegal drug activity. Court records note the arrest came Aug. 23 after officers stopped Jadrich’s vehicle for not having a license plate displayed. During the stop, officers searched the vehicle and found various illegal items, according to the affidavit of probable cause for arrest.

Among his charges are four counts of possession of drug paraphernalia; possession of a controlled substance, namely marijuana; and a couple of traffic violations. His bond was set at $5,000. He posted that bond and was released on Aug. 27.

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James E. Baldridge, 49, is charged with breaking or entering and theft of property. The charges come from an incident on Saturday, Aug. 24, when Baldridge is accused of kicking in the door of a mobile home on Woody Street. In the court information, Baldridge said he was looking for his wallet. Instead, he took the occupant’s cell phone.

He is charged with felony breaking or entering and misdemeanor theft of property. His bond was set at $5,000.

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Robert Aaron Case, 45, was arrested and charged with felony endangering the welfare of a minor after police received word that a child had been left unattended in a vehicle at Mountain View retail store parking lot.

According to court information, upon arriving, officers found an infant asleep in a pickup truck. Police say the infant was not in a car seat, but was sitting in the middle of the truck, wearing a seatbelt. Officers determined that Case was in the store for approximately seven minutes.

It was also noted by police that there were three large, uncovered knives located on the floorboard of the truck below where the child was sitting, according to the information.

Case was taken into custody and placed on a $1,500 bond. He posted the bail and was released on Monday, Aug. 26.

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Candace Dawn McCarroll-Mullins, 29, was charged in Stone County Circuit Court with felony possession of a firearm by a certain person (previously convicted felon) and possession of drug paraphernalia with the purpose to use cocaine.

The charges came out of a home visit by Lt. Dammon McGilton of the Stone County Sheriff’s Department and two parole and probation agents. Also present at the residence was a man who told officers the guns present in the residence belonged to him. He also told officers that he had a Governor’s pardon out of Iowa that returned his gun rights. A check revealed that the man was a previously convicted felon out of Iowa, but he had never received a Governor’s pardon.

McCarroll-Mullins was instructed to go to the parole and probation office for drug testing where court records note she tested positive for amphetamines, cocaine, opiates, and other drugs.

Prosecutors are asking that she be charged under the habitual offender statute.

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Dalton Issac Galloway, 22, was charged with two felonies and two misdemeanors. Two forms of drug paraphernalia were found in Galloway’s vehicle after an Aug. 24  traffic stop, according to court info. Both of those brought felony charges. Galloway’s bond was set at $10,000.

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On Aug. 12, Stone County authorities were notified by the National Crime Information Center that a sex offender had left the state of Pennsylvania and was living in Stone County.

The subject, Roger Dale Harris, 70, had previously been convicted of a sex crime in Pennsylvania. He has never registered in Arkansas as a sex offender, as required by law, according to court information. A bond has been set in the case at $5,000.

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