Court News


Preston Mulanax
Preston Mulanax, 20, has been charged with two counts of felony assault in connection with an incident in Gainesville May 8.  According to the probable cause statement, prepared by Ozark County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeffrey Lane, at 1:11 a.m. May 8, the Ozark County Sheriff’s dispatch office received a...

Brian Cuthbertson
Brian Cuthbertson, 50, of Theodosia, has been charged with felony assault and property damage involving an incident earlier this month.  According to the probable cause statement, prepared by Ozark County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Matt Rhoades, at 5 p.m. May 10, the officer responded to a report of...

Thomas Pettit
Thomas Pettit, Summer Luna and Michael Peardon are now facing charges after officers reportedly found drugs at their residence during the execution of a search warrant.  Pettit and Luna have each been charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of unlawful...
Jon Watson, 31, of West Plains, is being held in the Ozark County Jail on a $5,000 cash-only bond in connection with a case in which he’s alleged to have stolen a truck from Winrod Brothers Construction in Tecumseh. He is scheduled for a criminal setting May 28. Watson is charged in Ozark County...

Lorraine Tackitt
Lorraine Tackitt, 56, of Caulfield, has been charged with possession of controlled substance, delivery or possession of a controlled substance at a county jail, driving while intoxicated and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia (with a prior drug offense) in Douglas County court.  According to...

Brandon Guidry
Brandon Guidry, 40, of Thornfield, was arrested May 2 and held in the Ozark County Jail on a $7,500 bond in a case in which he’s charged with possession of methamphetamine and receiving stolen property.  According to the probable cause statement prepared by OCSD Lt. Matt Rhoades, at 11 p.m. Feb. 25...

Larry Sanders
Sandra Coons, 65, and Larry Sanders, 71, both of Isabella, are being held in the Ozark County Jail on a $25,000 cash only bond in connection with a case where they are each charged with trafficking drugs and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.  They were arrested May 4 and scheduled for a...
Circuit Judge Craig Carter processed 30 cases during the May 1 session of Ozark County court.   Guilty pleas Kimberly Hemphill, charged in 2018 with possession of a controlled substance, entered a guilty plea pursuant to a plea agreement with the state. She is sentenced to SIS with 5 years...
On April 23, Jerald Smith, of Isabella, was arraigned on a class D felony charge of stealing ($750 or more) and ordered to return to court at 9 a.m. June 11 for a criminal setting. The charges are in connection with allegations that Smith took a tractor that did not belong to him.  According to the...

Nicholas Steven Jackson
Nicholas Steven Jackson, 26, of Western Grove, Arkansas, is scheduled to appear before Associate Judge Raymond Gross at 9 a.m. May 14 for a bond reduction hearing in a resisting arrest case against him. He is being held on a $2,500 bond and was arrested April 7.  According to the probable cause...

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