In separate incidents, Paragould police have arrested two people on felony charges.
In one incident, they arrested Kristie Marie Todd, 23, of Paragould, on a charge of one count of aggravated assault on a household or family member, a Class D felony.
According to a probable cause affidavit sworn by Detective Sgt. Robert Sexton of the department’s Criminal Investigation Division (CID), the arrest took place Sept. 14 after officers responded to a residence in reference to an unwanted person.
As they did, they contacted those present and learned from them that Todd had allegedly entered the property and produced a firearm from her purse. They also learned from those present that Todd allegedly pointed the firearm at the victim and the victim’s residence, which contained other people.
The officers also conducted an interview with the victim, who provided video showing the incident taking place as described, according to the affidavit.
Todd was released from the Greene County Detention Center on Sept. 21 on a $10,000 cash-only bond, conditioned on her having no contact with the victim.
In the second incident, police arrested Jesse Ray Eugene Smith, 19, of Paragould, on Sept. 15 on charges of two counts of breaking or entering and one of theft of property valued between $1,000 and $5,000, both of which are Class D felonies.
Smith also faces numerous misdemeanor charges. According to a probable cause affidavit sworn by Detective Cpl. Jacob Higdon of CID, the arrest followed investigation of break-ins of vehicles between Sept. 12 and Sept. 14 at Anchor Packaging (2211 N. 12th Ave.) and Utility Trailer (2921 Highway 49 North).
In the course of the investigation, officers obtained photos and surveillance footage of the suspect and suspect vehicle involved. On the 15th, officers located the suspect vehicle and Smith at a residence on South Second Avenue. In the course of an interview with investigators after Smith had been advised of his rights to remain silent and to have an attorney present when questioned, he reportedly made incriminating statements.
He was held in the Greene County Detention Center on a $10,000 cash-only bond.