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SHERIFF'S OFFICE RESPONDS TO DEATH ON BAXTER CR 72 ON SATURDAY MORNING

 

     The Sheriff’s Office responded to a death at 3267 CR 72 in the Lone Rock area on Saturday morning, July 23rd.  A 911 call was received from that residence at approximately 8:48 AM reporting a man had been found unresponsive inside the residence.  Sheriff’s Deputies and emergency medical personnel were dispatched.

     Upon arrival of responding personnel, the victim was determined to be deceased.  The victim was identified as 34 year old JAMES DANIEL FRAYLEY of Memphis, Tennessee.  Another person inside the residence told Investigators that she found the victim on the floor, not breathing and cold to the touch, shortly after she woke up.

     The body of the deceased was removed from the residence by the Baxter County Coroner’s Office.  The body is being sent to the Arkansas State Medical Examiner’s Office in Little Rock for autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.

    There were no indications of foul play.

/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff

 

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ANOTHER SEX OFFENDER HAS REGISTERED WITH THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE



Victor Andrew Sudano

 

     The Sheriff’s Office is notifying the public that a Lakeview area man has registered as a Sex Offender at the Sheriff’s Office and is now residing in this County.

 

NAME:                       VICTOR ANDREW SUDANO

 

DATE OF BIRTH:   07/12/1955

 

HOME ADDRESS:  127 Crestline Place

                                    Lakeview, Arkansas 72642                            

 

     The offender was convicted of Felony Sexual Assault while in a position of trust in Lincoln County, Colorado in 1994 and received a deferred sentence.  Details of that offense are not currently available.  He was also arrested for Failure to Register as Sex Offender on May 7, 2016 in Lakeview, Arkansas, and according to available information that case remains pending in Baxter County Circuit Court.

 

     (This offender has not yet been assigned a Risk Level by SOSRA (Sex Offender Screening and Risk Management).

 

     This person is not wanted by law enforcement at this time.  This notification is not intended to increase fear; rather it is our belief that an informed public is a safer public.  This information cannot be used to threaten, intimidate, or harass Registered Sex Offenders.  Citizen abuse will not be tolerated.  Such abuse could potentially end law enforcement’s ability to do community notification.   

                                               

 

     /s/ John F. Montgomery

   Baxter County Sheriff

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NEW SEX OFFENDER MOVES INTO COUNTY AND REGISTERS WITH SHERIFF'S OFFICE



Quanderius A. Finch

 

     The Sheriff’s Office is notifying the public that a rural Mountain Home man has registered as a Level 2 (moderate risk to re-offend with community notification justified) Sex Offender at the Sheriff’s Office and is now residing in this County.

 

NAME:                       QUANDERIUS A. FINCH

 

DATE OF BIRTH:   05/04/1993

 

HOME ADDRESS:  234 CR 618

                                    Mountain Home, Arkansas 72653                 

 

     The offender was convicted of Sexual Assault in the Second Degree on 10/07/2013.  This offense involved the then 18-year-old offender meeting a 13-year-old female at a park.  Over time, the two of them began meeting and engaging in sexual contact over the course of a year.  Community notification is justified due to the young age of the victim at the time the crime occurred.

 

     This person is not wanted by law enforcement at this time.  This notification is not intended to increase fear; rather it is our belief that an informed public is a safer public.  This information cannot be used to threaten, intimidate, or harass Registered Sex Offenders.  Citizen abuse will not be tolerated.  Such abuse could potentially end law enforcement’s ability to do community notification.   

                                               

 

     /s/ John F. Montgomery

   Baxter County Sheriff

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SEX OFFENDER HAS RECEIVED COMMUNITY RISK ASSESSMENT LEVEL



Allen Lee Perkins

 

     The Sheriff’s Office is notifying the public that a Baxter County man who had previously registered as a sex offender has now received a community risk assessment level from the Sex Offender Screening and Risk Management Office. This offender has been assessed as Risk Level 2 (moderate risk to re-offend with community notification justified).

 

NAME:                       ALLEN LEE PERKINS

 

DATE OF BIRTH:   10/30/1982

 

HOME ADDRESS:   61 Doreen Dr.

                                    Mountain Home, Arkansas 72653                 

 

     The offender was convicted in Randolph County, Arkansas on 04/11/2016 of two counts of Sexual Assault involving a 14 year old female and placed on probation.  Community notification is justified due to the young age of the victim at the time these offenses occurred.

 

     This person is not wanted by law enforcement at this time.  This notification is not intended to increase fear; rather it is our belief that an informed public is a safer public.  This information cannot be used to threaten, intimidate, or harass Registered Sex Offenders.  Citizen abuse will not be tolerated.  Such abuse could potentially end law enforcement’s ability to do community notification.   

                                               

 

     /s/ John F. Montgomery

   Baxter County Sheriff

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SEARCH WARRANT SERVICE THIS MORNING NETS ARREST ON FELONY CHARGES



Brett Allen Tschetter

 

     A rural Mountain Home man was arrested this morning on felony charges of burglary and theft after Sheriff’s Investigators served a search warrant at 347 Buzzard Roost Cutoff.

     The search warrant was obtained in the course of an investigation into several break-ins at a single  residence on nearby Cochran Drive that were reported on June 6th and prior.  Items stolen during these break-ins included cash, collectibles, knives, a backpack, and a Ruger .22 caliber pistol.  Information developed by Investigators indicated that a suspect, identified as 53 year old BRETT ALLEN TSCHETTER, was involved in the break-ins, and that articles of stolen property were inside the residence on Buzzard Roost Cutoff.

     During the service of the warrant today, articles of stolen property were recovered, including some of the collectibles and knives.

     BRETT ALLEN TSCHETTER was taken into custody and transported to the Baxter County Detention Center where he was booked on charges of:

Residential Burglary – Felony
Theft of Property – Felony
Failure to Appear – Outstanding Misdemeanor Arrest Warrant

     TSCHETTER is being held in lieu of $25,000 bond, and he will make an appearance in the Circuit Court to answer on July 14th.

/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff

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SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED FOR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS



Robert Dale Gunter

 

     The Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Level 3 (high risk to re-offend) Sex Offender for failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements.

 

     ROBERT DALE GUNTER, 47 years of age, was arrested today and has been incarcerated in the Detention Center.

 

     GUNTER came to the Sheriff’s Office today to register.  He informed the registration coordinator that he had been residing at 108 CR 677 in Mountain Home with a family member for more than two months, despite the fact that he was listed as living at an address in Flippin, Arkansas.  The address he gave today to the coordinator is within 2,000 feet of the Keller City Park, which would prohibit his being able to reside there under Arkansas law.

 

     ROBERT DALE GUNTER is charged with Failure to Comply with Sex Offender Registration – a Felony.  He is being held in lieu of $15,000 bond, and he will make an appearance in Circuit Court to answer on July 21st. 

 

     GUNTER had been convicted of rape in June, 1992.  Documentation indicates that offense involved the offender engaging in forced sexual contact with an adult female.  He was also convicted in 2009 for Failure to Register.

                                               

 

     /s/ John F. Montgomery

   Baxter County Sheriff

    

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ARREST MADE IN BURGLARY AND THEFT CASES



Dalton Michael Pflaumer


Stolen Church Van

 

     An Elizabeth man, 18 year old DALTON MICHAEL PFLAUMER, has been arrested and incarcerated in the Baxter County Detention Center on felony charges related to the burglary of a private residence, vehicle thefts, and other thefts.

     The events leading up to the arrest of DALTON PFLAUMER came about in the early hours of July 11th, when the Baxter County Sheriff’s Office was notified that officers in Sharp County, Arkansas had been involved in a vehicle pursuit with a 2001 Volvo V10.  A suspect was apprehended following that pursuit.  It was determined that the registered owners of the vehicle involved in that pursuit reside in the St. Louis, Missouri area but have a vacation home in Baxter County on Diamond Bay Road.  The registered owners were contacted and stated that their vehicle should still be parked at their residence on Diamond Bay Road, indicating that had not been at that residence since July 5th. 

     Later in the morning of July 11th, Sheriff’s Corporal Kristofer Savino went to the residence on Diamond Bay Road and found that it had been burglarized.    Items missing from the residence, in addition to their 2001 Volvo V10, were a handgun and a shotgun.  It appeared that persons had been squatting in the residence for a period of time.  Entry had been made through the back door of the house. 

     The suspect who had been apprehended in Sharp County told authorities there that he and another person had stolen a white van belonging to the First Baptist church in Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas, which is in Izard County.  That suspect indicated he and the other person (later identified as DALTON PFLAUMER) had traveled in the stolen church van to the Hand Cove area in Baxter County.  They had concealed the stolen van in a heavily wooded area approximately one mile away from the residence they chose to burglarize. 

     DALTON PFLAUMER and the other suspect parted company in the Brockwell area of Izard County after leaving the residence in the stolen 2001 Volvo.  The vehicle pursuit occurred sometime afterwards.

     The Sheriff’s Office utilized its helicopter on the evening of July 11th to fly over the Hand Cove/Diamond Bay area in an attempt to locate the stolen and abandoned church van.  After flying over the area for several minutes, the van was spotted from the air through dense foliage.  The van was subsequently towed and removed for evidentiary processing.

     In addition to the burglary investigation that began on July 11th, the Sheriff’s Office had taken reports the previous day, July 10th, that a private boat dock near Baxter CR 863 in the same area had been entered and several items stolen from the dock and from boats in the dock.  These included speakers, binoculars, and fishing equipment.  A cell phone was found on one of the boats.  This cell phone was found to belong to DALTON PFLAUMER. 

     PFLAUMER was located on July 12th and interviewed at the Sheriff’s Office. PFLAUMER admitted to committing the crimes with the other suspect, and he helped investigators locate and recover some of the stolen items.

     DALTON MICHAEL PFLAUMER was taken to the Detention Center following the interview and has been incarcerated on charges of:

Residential Burglary – Felony
Breaking or Entering – Felony
Theft of Property (3 counts) – Felonies
Theft by Receiving – Felony

     He remains in custody in lieu of $50,000 bond. PFLAUMER is scheduled to appear Thursday, July 14th, before the Baxter County Circuit Court to answer.

     The second suspect will also face the same charges once he is available for pick-up from Sharp County.

/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff

 

 

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SEX OFFENDER EDDIE PATTERSON HAS RETURNED TO HIS PRIOR ADDRESS



Eddie Wayne Patterson

    

     The Sheriff’s Office is notifying the public that a Level 3 Sex Offender (high risk to re-offend) has changed addresses once again and is now living at his prior address:

 

NAME:                       EDDIE WAYNE PATTERSON               

 

DATE OF BIRTH:   12/09/1970

 

OLD ADDRESS:      7108 Hwy 126, Lot #14

                                    Midway, Arkansas 72651

 

NEW ADDRESS:  64 CR 889
                              Gassville, Arkansas 72635  (has returned to this address again)

 

     The offender was convicted of Sexual Assault in the Second Degree (2 counts) on July 7, 2005.  These offenses involved the offender engaging in sexual contact with an 11 year old female.

 

     This person is not wanted by law enforcement at this time.  This notification is not intended to increase fear; rather it is our belief that an informed public is a safer public.  This information cannot be used to threaten, intimidate, or harass Registered Sex Offenders.  Citizen abuse will not be tolerated.  Such abuse could potentially end law enforcement’s ability to do community notification.   

                                               

 

     /s/ John F. Montgomery

   Baxter County Sheriff

    

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SEX OFFENDER HAS MOVED TO NEW ADDRESS



Eddie Wayne Patterson

    

     The Sheriff’s Office is notifying the public that a Level 3 Sex Offender (high risk to re-offend) has changed addresses and is now residing at a different location in Baxter County.

 

NAME:                       EDDIE WAYNE PATTERSON               

 

DATE OF BIRTH:   12/09/1970

 

OLD ADDRESS:      64 CR 889

                                    Gassville, Arkansas 72635

 

NEW ADDRESS:  7108 Hwy 126, Lot #14
                               Midway, Arkansas 72651

 

     The offender was convicted of Sexual Assault in the Second Degree (2 counts) on July 7, 2005.  These offenses involved the offender engaging in sexual contact with an 11 year old female.

 

     This person is not wanted by law enforcement at this time.  This notification is not intended to increase fear; rather it is our belief that an informed public is a safer public.  This information cannot be used to threaten, intimidate, or harass Registered Sex Offenders.  Citizen abuse will not be tolerated.  Such abuse could potentially end law enforcement’s ability to do community notification.   

                                               

 

     /s/ John F. Montgomery

   Baxter County Sheriff

    

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DEPUTIES RESPOND TO DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE AND MAKE ARREST ON FELONY CHARGES

 



Kane Allen Gott

 

     A rural Mountain Home man, 44 year old KANE ALLEN GOTT, was arrested on felony charges after deputies responded to a domestic disturbance Thursday afternoon, July 7th.

     The Sheriff’s Office received a call at approximately 3:01 PM from a woman reporting the disturbance and stating that her husband, later identified as KANE GOTT, had injured her and was threatening to kill officers when they showed up at the residence.  He was reportedly armed with knives and a pellet gun and had locked himself in the back room.  A 12 year old child was present when this transpired.

     Several deputies responded to the residence.  The victim and child were secure and free from danger when deputies arrived.  Deputies then observed GOTT through a window and saw he was armed with a dagger and a bat.  Glass was then heard to break.  After several minutes, deputies were able to make contact with GOTT.  He resisted, and deputies used a TASER device to gain control of him.  Other knives and weapons were found in proximity to GOTT.

     KANE ALLEN GOTT was then taken into custody and ultimately transported to the Detention Center.  He was booked on charges of:

Aggravated Assault on Family or Household Member – Felony
Endangering the Welfare of a Minor – Felony

     He is being held in lieu of $50,000 bond, and there will be a No Contact Order issued to prohibit him having contact or communication with the victim.  He will appear in the Circuit Court to answer on July 14th.

/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff

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