Bean Street Search Warrant
On Thursday July 7th 2016 the Clarksville Police Department executed a search warrant at an address on east Bean Street. The residence was occupied by Mr. Dustin Sexton and Mrs. Jenna Jones and has been the focus of a long investigation into the selling of illegal narcotics in Clarksville. The search yielded several suspected narcotics including Methamphetamine, LSD, Ecstasy, Marijuana and narcotic using paraphilia. Mr. Dustin Sexton and Mrs. Jenna Jones were transported to the Johnson County Detention Center and went before 5th Judicial District Circuit Judge William "Bill" Pearson for a bond hearing on 07/08/2016. Mr. Dustin Sexton was issued a $10,000 dollar cash or professional bond and Mrs. Jenna Jones received a $2500 dollar cash or professional bond. The Clarksville Police Department works hard daily to combat illegal drugs in our community.
Exxon Tiger Mart Robbery
On 06/15/2016 at about 1:15 A.M. the Exxon Tiger Mart located at 2745 West Main Street Clarksville AR 72830 was robbed at gunpoint.
The suspect is described as a white male 5’10 to 6’00 wearing a camouflage boonie type hat, a green and black camo shirt with yellow writing on the left chest.
The suspect left the store with an undisclosed amount of money.
If you have any information please contact The Clarksville Police Department at (479)-754-8100 or your local authorities.
Infant Death Investigation
The Clarksville Police Department is currently conducting a death investigation of a six month old infant that occurred on February the 25th 2016 at an apartment on Shady Grove Road. The infant has been sent to the Arkansas Crime Lab for an autopsy to be done. An arrest has been made at this time of the infant’s father 28 year old Brandon Lavert Patton of Clarksville. Brandon Lavert Patton is currently being held at the Johnson County Detention Center on the charge of Battery 2nd Degree. The investigation is ongoing and charges could change as the results of the autopsy are not known at this time. Brandon Lavert Patton has had a bond hearing in front of Circuit Court Judge William “Bill” Pearson on February the 26th 2016. Circuit Court Judge William “Bill” Pearson set a bond of $500,000.00 Cash or Commercial.
** 03/30/2016 9:00 A.M. Release **
On 03/29/2016 Clarksville resident Valeria Irene Rivera was arrested on the charge of Permitting the Abuse of a Minor (Class B Felony). Mrs. Irene Valeria Rivera was charged as a result from the information obtained from the ongoing investigation into the death of her six month old baby on February 25th 2016. Valeria Irene Rivera had a bond hearing in front of Circuit Court Judge William “Bill” Pearson on 03/29/2016. Circuit Court Judge William “Bill” Pearson set a bond of $5,000.00 Cash or Commercial.
On 03/29/2016 Brandon Lavert Patton’s charge of Battery 2nd Degree was upgraded to Battery 1st Degree. Circuit Court Judge William “Bill” Pearson set a bond of $500,000.00 Cash or Commercial.
The final results of the autopsy are still pending at this time.
Prescription Drug Box Collection
On January the 27th of this year the Clarksville Police Department installed a Prescription Drug Drop box for unwanted and unneeded prescription drugs. In 96 days the box has collected 134.2 pounds of pills that will be properly destroyed and out of the hands of children and others they are not intended for.
Methamphetamine Drug Arrest
On 02/04/2016 Clarksville Police Department Narcotics Officer Todd Russell along with members of the Probation and Parole conducted a home visit of Parolee Kevin Kulp at the Stanton Street Apartments. Located during the home search was approximately 3 grams of suspected methamphetamine, two glass pipes, two digital scales and several other drug paraphernalia items. Suspect Kevin Kulp was taken into custody and transported to the Johnson County Detention Center. The Clarksville Police Department has taken a proactive stance with the war on drugs. This year the Clarksville Police Department created the position of Narcotics Officer which was filled by Patrolman Todd Russell and K9 Basha. K9 Basha is a 3 year old female Belgian Malinois certified by the State of Arkansas in narcotics detection. The Clarksville Police Department is actively working to keep drugs off the streets of our community.