Five arrested on drug charges in Mulberry pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court.
Donna Danelle England, 40, Bobby Lee England Jr., 48, Jeremy Allen Thompson, 19, and Joseph Dewayne Miller, 23, all of Mulberry, and Thomas Edward Bishop, 27, of Fort Smith are charged with possession of methamphetamine with purpose to deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The five were arrested Feb. 9 when authorities executed a search warrant at a home in the 500 block of Carter Street.
A search of the residence found baggies of meth, scales and drug paraphernalia, according to a sheriff’s department incident report.
The public defender’s office entered the not guilty pleas for all five and waived formal arraignment before Judge Gary R. Cottrell.
Other pleas heard Wednesday by Cottrell were:
• Samuel Charles Bruns, 33, of Alma pleaded not guilty to residential burglary, theft of property, possession of drug paraphernalia and habitual offender. Bruns was arrested during a parole search at a U.S. 71 residence in which stolen property and drug paraphernalia were found.
• Thell Bernard Parker Jr., 38, of Fort Smith pleaded not guilty to second-degree battery. Parker is accused of hitting a coach at an Alma basketball game Feb.13.
• Roy Clinton Young, 48, of Van Buren pleaded not guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of methamphetamine and habitual offender. Young was arrested Feb. 1 following a traffic stop by a Cedarville police officer.
• Mary Catherine Keahey, 35, of Van Buren pleaded not guilty to commercial burglary and theft of property. Keahey allegedly shoplifted a toy from Walmart Feb. 8 after being banned from the store.
• Benjamin Tyler Merryman, 29, of Van Buren pleaded not guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of methamphetamine and habitual offender. Merryman was arrested Feb. 12 following a traffic stop by an Arkansas State Police trooper.
• Dustin Allen Zachary, 26, of Fort Smith pleaded not guilty to leaving the scene of an accident with injury or death and habitual offender. Zachary allegedly failed to stop after he hit a motorcycle at Seventh Street and Broadway in Van Buren Feb. 10.
• Miranda Leigh Blythe, 34, of Van Buren pleaded not guilty to four counts of forgery in the second degree, theft of property and habitual offender. Blythe is accused of forging four stolen checks on her mother’s account from Nov. 24 to Dec. 8.
• Titus John Green, 35, of Fort Smith pleaded not guilty to non-support. Green allegedly owes $4,333.16 in child-support.
• Justin Duane Lingo, 30, and Joshua Kalenee Grow, 21, both of Van Buren, pleaded not guilty to commercial burglary, theft by receiving and two counts of criminal mischief in the first degree. Lingo and Grown are accused of backing a stolen vehicle into a store on U.S. 64 in an attempt to break into the establishment Nov. 21.
• Cody Ray Dunning, 25, of Van Buren pleaded not guilty to theft of property. Dunning allegedly stole a 2006 Chevrolet Tahoe Nov. 27.
• Christopher Aaron Wade Hellard, 31, of Alma pleaded not guilty to three counts of breaking or entering and three counts of theft of property. Hellard is accused of stealing 240 gallons of propane from Jan. 30 to Feb.6.
• Chancey Orville Tyler, 23, of Alma resisted a petition to revoke a sentence he received Feb. 1, 2012, for theft of property, Dec. 20, 2012, for theft of property and May 7, 2014, for terroristic threatening, domestic battery, failure to appear and violation of a protection order, alleging he violated terms of drug court.
• Thomas Eugene Blount Jr., 41, of Van Buren resisted a petition to revoke a sentence he received Jan. 8, 2007, for breaking or entering, theft of property and criminal mischief and Sept. 19, 2013, for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamine, alleging he was arrested Jan. 22 for possession of drug paraphernalia, theft by receiving and habitual offender.
• David Levi Mason, 31, of Alma resisted a petition to revoke a sentence he received Oct. 4, 2013, for criminal mischief, careless or prohibited driving and leaving the scene of a property damage accident, alleging he failed to do community service.
• Kevin Dale Pennington, 29, of Van Buren resisted a petition to revoke a sentence he received March 6, 2009, for overdraft, alleging he has failed to pay restitution.