THREE ARRESTED AFTER PROBATION HOME VISIT

11/20/2014


Thomas Earnest Harvey

Jeremy Lee Thorgensen

Bethany Nicole Williams

     Three people were arrested this morning when authorities conducted a probation home visit and search at 699 CR 56, the residence of THOMAS EARNEST HARVEY, at approximately 8:00 AM.

     During this search, officers found methamphetamine (approximately 1.2 grams), drug paraphernalia (syringes and smoking pipes), and firearms, all of which were seized and taken into evidence.  As a result of this search, officers arrested the following persons and transported them to the Baxter County Detention Center.

THOMAS EARNEST HARVEY, 58 years old of rural Mountain Home, charged with:

Possession of Controlled Substance – Felony
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Felony
Possession of Firearm by Certain Persons (convicted felon) – Felony
Possession of Defaced Firearm – Felony
Probation Violation – Felony

     Bond for THOMAS HARVEY is $50,000, and he will appear in Circuit Court on December 4th.

JEREMY LEE THORGENSEN, 36 years old of rural Mountain Home, charged with:

Possession of Controlled Substance – Felony

     Bond for JEREMY THORGENSEN is $5,000, and he will appear in Circuit Court on December 4th.

BETHANY NICOLE WILLIAMS, 25 years old of rural Mountain Home, charged with:

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia – Felony
Probation Violation – Felony

     Bond for BETHANY WILLIAMS is $2,500, and she will also appear in Circuit Court on December 4th.  In addition to the drug paraphernalia found during the search of the residence, BETHANY WILLIAMS was also found to be in possession of a methamphetamine smoking pipe when searched at the detention center.

     Agencies participating in the search and arrests were the Sheriff’s Office, Mountain Home Police, and Arkansas Department of Community Corrections.

/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff

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