10/17/16   Ouachita County Circuit Court


Four Camden residents were charged in Ouachita county Circuit Court on October 11 with various criminal charges. According to the information filed by deputy prosecutor for the 13th Judicial District, R. Jeffrey Sawyer, 45 year old Travis D. Mays of Camden was charged with a terroristic act, possession of firearms by a felon and aggravated assault. The charges come as a result of an incident that occurred on September 18. According to a Oucahita County Sheriff's report, May came to the Lindsey residence on Pecan Street in Camden and threatened Jonathan Lindsey with a gun after the two had a disagreement. Mays has two previous felony convictions, a 1990 breaking and entering charge and a charge of manufacturing, possessing and delivering marijuana in 2006.

Sawyer also filed charges against 45 year old Pamela S. McNew and 45 year old Larry Keith Jenning of Camden. They were both charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of meth or cocaine and possession of Adderall.  The arrests were made following the execution of a search warrant by the Camden Police Department's CID division on August 29 at 720 Davies Street. Sawyer indicated in the papers that he'll seek to have Jenning tried under the habitual criminal statute, allowing for more jail time.

29 year old Courtney Dastasha Pearson of Camden was charged in Circuit court with commercial burglary and criminal mischief after she broke out a window to her estranged husband's room at Airport Inn, entered the room and  proceeded to assault her husband, who was at the motel with a friend.