Six of the 25 people listed on the latest list of Jefferson County's Most Wanted felons published Sunday in The Commercial have been arrested or turned themselves in, according to sheriff's department Capt. Bernard Adams.
Six of the 25 people listed on the latest list of Jefferson County’s Most Wanted felons published Sunday in The Commercial have been arrested or turned themselves in, according to sheriff’s department Capt. Bernard Adams.
Adams said Kamarah D. Shelton, 24, Christopher Tillman, 41, and Verlynn L. Buckley, 26, all surrendered Sunday at the adult detention center.
Shelton was being sought on a warrant charging her with theft of property that was issued Dec. 22, 2010; Tillman was wanted for two counts of theft by receiving on warrants issued Oct. 7, 2011, and Buckley on warrants issued Nov. 22 charging him with possession of cocaine with purpose to deliver and possession of marijuana.
On Tuesday, attorneys for Mario Marchbanks, 29, and Justin L. Hutson Wooten, 27, contacted prosecutors about their clients, and those arrest warrants were recalled and both men given new court dates.
Marchbanks was wanted on a warrant issued Nov. 29 charging him with possession of a controlled substance with purpose to deliver crack cocaine while Wooten was being sought for contempt of drug court for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and felony hot check law violations.
Adams said deputies obtained information that a sixth wanted person, Rhonda K. Payne, 32, was living in Traskwood in extreme northern Arkansas and on Wednesday, law enforcement officers from that area located Payne and took her into custody, along with her husband who was wanted on a misdemeanor charge from Jefferson County.
A warrant for Payne was issued April 26 alleging that she wrote 26 checks on a closed account to various merchants from Oct. 9, 2010, to Feb. 26, 2011.
Anyone with information about the remaining suspects on the most wanted list should contact the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department Administration Office at 541-5351, the Criminal Investigation Division at 541-5496, or the non-emergency line at 541-5300. All calls will be kept confidential.