This week the following people were arraigned in Polk County Circuit Court. All information is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
Marlena Parnell, age 49, was arraigned on one count of Possession of a schedule II Controlled Substance. On or about March 9, 2019, the said defendent, unlawfully possessed Methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, in an amount of two grams or more but less than 10 grams, constituting a Class ‘C’ felony.
Melton Ray Cannon, age 52, was arraigned on one count of domestic battery in the third degree. On or about March 11, the said defendent caused physical injury to Gloria May, having previously been convicted of the same offense on January 11, 2019. The county is a Clss ‘D’ felony.
Malcom R. Wells, age 31, was arraigned on three counts: one count of refusal to submit to arrest, one county of fleeing, and one count of endangering the welfare of a minor in the first degree. On or about March 10, 2019, the said defendant did refuse to submit to arrest by knowingly resisting a person known by him to be a law enforcement officer effecting an arrest, constituing a Class ‘B’ misdemeanor. The said defendant knowing that his immediate arrest or detention was being attempted by aduly authorized law enforcement officer, did flee by means of any vehicle or conveyance, manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life, which is a Class ‘D’ felony. And, the said defendant did being a parent, guardian, or person legally charged with care or custody of a minor purposefully engage in conduct creating a substantial risk of death or serious physical injury to a minor, constituting a Class ‘D’ felony.
Mitzie M. French, age 44, was arraigned on two counts. Count one was Possession of a schedule I controlled substance and count two of possession of drug paraphernalia. On or about March 11, 2019, the said defendant, unlawfully possessed Methamphetaamine a schedule II controlled substance in an amount less than two grams, constituting a class ‘D’ felony. The said defendant also did use or possess with the purpose to use drug paraphernalia to, store, contain, or conceal a controlled substance that is methamphetamine or cocaine, constituting a class ‘D’ felony.