In unrelated incidents, Paragould police have arrested two people on felony charges.
In the first case, they arrested Cassandra Rose Patino, 20, of Beech Grove, on a charge of one count of first-degree criminal mischief, a Class D felony.
According to a probable cause affidavit sworn by Detective Cpl. Jacob Higdon of the department’s Criminal Investigation Division (CID), the arrest took place Jan. 5 after officers responded to a report by multiple individuals who had reportedly observed Patino purposely cause damage to the passenger side window and door of a 2019 Nissan in a parking lot near 119. W. Court St. She allegedly used a stone to cause the damage. Officers reportedly located Patino a few blocks away, with an intravenous fluid (IV) bag attached to her person.
She was held in the Greene County Detention Center (GCDC) without bond pending an evaluation by Mid-South Health Systems.
In the second incident, police arrested Todd Henry Woods, 43, of Paragould, on charges of one count each of theft of property (i.e. a firearm valued at less than $2,500) and possession of a firearm by certain persons (i.e. a convicted felon). Both charges are Class D felonies. Woods also faces a misdemeanor charge.
According to a probable cause affidavit sworn by Detective Cpl. Tron Beesley of CID, the arrest took place Jan. 6. At that time, officers in the parking lot of the Paragould Police Department reportedly observed Woods sitting in his vehicle, and asked him to step out of it. When he did, they reportedly observed a revolver protruding from between the seats of the vehicle. The officers also observed Woods was having difficulty controlling his body movements and acting “extremely paranoid” according to the affidavit.
They arrested him for public intoxication. Meanwhile, a check by dispatchers of the serial number of the revolver revealed it had been stolen out of Paragould. In addition, the officers determined later that Woods is a convicted felon and thus prohibited from possessing firearms. So they arrested him on the above-listed charges as well, and transported him to the GCDC.
Woods was held on a $50,000 bond.