Arrest on possession follows vehicle crash
Hopkins County deputies arrested a 55-year-old Como woman at 9:33 p.m. Tuesday following a crash involving a vehicle rollover on Interstate 30 east at mile marker 114.
Deputies reportedly received a call of a motor vehicle accident and proceeded to the location, along with Cumby PD, Fire and EMS personnel. When law enforcement arrived on scene, they reportedly observed Gayle Lynn Walker’s vehicle upside down in the center median. She was reportedly reluctant to exit the vehicle but eventually did so with her purse, advising her ID was in her wallet, which was still in the vehicle. Multiple wallets were reportedly observed throughout the vehicle.
While on the passenger side of the vehicle, deputies reportedly observed a broken, clear glass pipe commonly used to smoke methamphetamine with a white crystal-like substance believed to be methamphetamine in plain view resting on the door ledge and window.
Walker was taken into custody and reportedly refused to seek medical treatment.
Deputies continued searching the vehicle and reportedly located a chewing tobacco can with Walker’s name scratched into it. Inside, they reportedly found a small amount of suspected marijuana and a small, white first aid box. Inside the box, deputies reportedly discovered multiple baggies containing suspected methamphetamine, cut straws with suspected methamphetamine residue and a small mint can containing a folded dollar bill containing suspected methamphetamine.
While continuing to search the vehicle for Walker’s wallet, deputies also reportedly located two small bags of suspected marijuana, additional baggies of suspected methamphetamine and other drug paraphernalia.
The suspected methamphetamine reportedly showed a positive result during field testing and weighed more than 8 grams.
Walker was charged with possession of 4-200 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance. Her bond was set at $25,000, and she remained in custody as of press time Wednesday, according to arrest and jail reports.
Jail transfers, other activity
Cheryl Lynn Piano, 47, of Irving was arrested at the Dallas County jail Monday and transported to Hopkins County on a bond forfeiture warrant on a March 2019 charge of false drug test/falsification device. Her bond was set at $5,000, and she remained in custody Wednesday, according to arrest and jail reports.
Rowdy Dee Duvall, 39, of Commerce was released from jail Monday on a $40,000 bond. He was arrested March 2 on charges of possession of 1-4 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon, according to jail reports.
William Frank Peterson, 69, of Cumby was released from jail Monday on a $17,000 bond. He was arrested Sunday on charges of possession of 4 ounces-5 pounds of marijuana, resisting arrest, search or transport and assault of a public servant, according to jail reports.
Deron Michael Henry, 28, of Little Rock was released from jail Tuesday on a $2,000 bond. He was arrested Oct. 19 on charges of failing to identify or giving false/ fictitious information, possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana and an Arkansas parole warrant for possession of 200-400 grams of a Penalty Group 1 controlled substance, according to jail reports.
• Cow on Interstate 30 eastbound service road at mile marker 132 at 7:32 a.m. Monday;
• Report of injured deer in the median on Interstate 30 east at mile marker 130 at 10:02 a.m. Monday;
• Report of two fluffy dogs hanging around the eastbound I-30 rest stop at 10:21 a.m. Monday;
• 15 head of cattle on State Highway 154 south at 1:39 p.m. Monday;
• Report of animal cruelty or neglect on County Road 2426 in Como. A caller reported a horse in a pasture with no hay or water at 2:46 p.m. Monday; and
• Cow on State Highway 67 east in Saltillo at 5:03 p.m. Monday. A caller reported hitting the cow with her vehicle Sunday night, and it was still near the roadway.