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Polk County Arraignment Report

The charges against those arrested are allegations and the cases are still pending in the courts. Individuals charged and whose names appear in this column may submit documentation to us at a later date that the charges have been dismissed or that they have been found innocent and we will include that information in this space in a timely manner.

Cody D. Dees, age 34, was arraigned on two counts. Count one of Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia. The count states that on or about September 3rd, 2019, the above defendant did posses with the purpose to use the drug paraphernalia to inject, ingest, inhale or otherwise introduce Methamphetamine into the human body, constituting a Class C Felony.

Mr. Howard was also arraigned on an additional count of Delivery Of Methamphetamine or Cocaine. The count states that on July 16, 2019, the defendant did, acting alone or as an accomplice, deliver methamphetamine to another person in a quantity of less than two grams, constituting a Class C Felony.

James B. Stuart Jr, age 50, was arraigned on two counts. Count one Possession Of A Schedule 2 Controlled Substance. The count states that on or about October 5th, 2018, the defendant unlawfully possessed methamphetamine in an amount less than 2 grams, constituting a Class D Felony.

Mr. Stuart was also arraigned on an additional count Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia that on or about October 5th, 2018 the defendant did posses with the purpose to use the drug paraphernalia to inject, ingest, inhale or otherwise introduce Methamphetamine into the human body, constituting a Class D Felony.

Harry B. Laird Jr, age 59, was arraigned on one count for possession Of A Schedule 2 Controlled Substance. The count states that on or about October 7th, 2019, the defendant unlawfully possessed methamphetamine in an amount of more than 2 grams, but less than 10 grams constituting a Class C Felony.

**The State of Arkansas hereby notifies the defendant that it intends to pursue enhanced penalties due to the fact that he has been convicted of 4 or more felonies.

Ian A. Hoffman, age 18, was arraigned on four counts. Count one for Theft Of Property, a class A Misdemeanor. The count states that on or about August 15th, 2019 the said defendant, acting alone or as an accomplice, did unlawfully and knowingly take or exercise unauthorized control over property , valued at $1,000 or less, with purpose of depriving the owner thereof.

Count two for Theft Of Property. The count states that on or about August 13th, 2019 the said defendant, acting alone or as an accomplice, did unlawfully and knowingly take or exercise unauthorized control over property , valued at less than $5,000 bit more than $1,000, with purpose of depriving the owner thereof, a Class D Felony.

Count three and four for Breaking Or Entering. The counts state that on or about August 13th, 2019 the said defendant, acting alone or as an accomplice, did unlawfully and feloniously break or enter a building, structure or vehicle of another with the purpose of committing theft, constituting a Class D Felony.

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