02/02/17  Camden Police Report


33 year old Billy Don Holmes of Camden was charged by Camden police with obstruction of government operations and refusal to submit to arrest. The charges were filed against Holmes on January 30,  when police were dispatched to 912 Skyline Drive in Camden on a disturbance call. Holmes' brother Donald said for no reason Holmes had trashed the house. Inside officers saw a TV Holmes had knocked over and a kitchen sink and counter tops that had been pulled off the wall. Donald Holmes said his brother has been off his bipolar medicine. He resisted being taken into custody and had to be tased.

A 21 year old Camden man was charged with DWI, no proof of insurance and careless and prohibited driving following a traffic accident in Camden on January 29, on California Avenue in front of M&R feed store. Jaylynne Javaughn Bates told police he was attempting to turn around in the feed store driveway to get to his house on Missouri Road. The officer told Bates he couldn't get to Missouri Road in that direction, and after a series of field sobriety checks, Bates was charged. He'll appear in court March 15.

January 25, Camden police charged 55 year old Robert Earl Mitchell of Camden with his 4th DWI, driving on a suspended license, driving left of  center and no proof of insurance. Camden Police patrolman Matthew Walker pulled Mitchell over for driving left of center, A field sobriety check revealed Mitchell's blood alcohol content at point 14. Upon investigation, it was revealed Mitchell had 3 prior DWI arrests with the last 5 years. He also had a valid warrant out of Fordyce. Mitchell is to appear in court February 9, at the Dallas County Courthouse.

January 25, Camden police officer Matthew Walker stopped Mitchell and a  passenger, 57 year old James Ray Neal of Camden and charged Neal with drinking on the highway after a partially full can of beer was discovered behind the passenger's seat. Neal is to appear in court March 1, on that charge.