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Four arrested for trafficking ecstasy

Four Van Buren residents arrested for trafficking ecstasy pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Crawford County Circuit Court.

Peter Tol Lieu, 19, Sa Soukhawan, 32, Pa Soukhawan, 64, and Teng Soukhawan, 58, are charged with trafficking ecstasy, simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms and possession of drug paraphernalia.

They were arrested July 30 after felony search warrants were served at Van Buren residences in the 800 block of South 38th Street and 1500 block of North 10th Street.

Seized were two pounds of ecstasy, 10 pounds of marijuana, several firearms and drug paraphernalia, according to arrest reports.

Participating in the arrests were officers from Drug Enforcement Agency, Department of Homeland Security, Van Buren Police Department, Crawford County Sheriff’s Department and 21st Judicial Drug Task Force.

Attorney Joseph Self entered the not guilty plea for Lieu and waived formal arraignment before Judge Gary R. Cottrell.

Arraignment for the Soukhawans was waived by Attorney Marvin Honeycutt.

Other pleas heard Wednesday by Cottrell were:

• Grant Forrest Meadows, 26, of Van Buren pleaded not guilty to second-degree domestic battery. Meadows allegedly hit and slapped his pregnant wife July 28.

• Kyle Alexander Dustman, 21, of Van Buren pleaded not guilty to failure to register as a sex offender and habitual offender. Dustman is accused of living at a residence in the 2100 block of Elm Circle without notifying authorities.

• Travis Adam Smalley, 33, of Mulberry pleaded not guilty to first-degree terroristic threatening, criminal trespass and driving while intoxicated. He allegedly threatened to kill a police officer who was arresting Smalley for trespassing at Crawford County Pallet Co.

• Dorothy Renee Lewis, 28, of Van Buren pleaded not guilty to obtaining a controlled substance by fraud. Lewis is accused of using a forged prescription at Walgreens Aug. 8.

• Joshua James Jameson, 25, of Van Buren pleaded not guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of methamphetamine and habitual offender. Jameson was arrested July 31 following a parole search at his residence in the 800 block of Sycamore Street.

• Dorthea Denise Myers, 61, of Van Buren pleaded not guilty to residential burglary and theft of property. Myers allegedly took property from a Baldwin Street apartment in July.

• Raynetta Elizabeth Mason, 24, of Fort Smith pleaded not guilty to theft of property. Mason is accused in the theft of three laptop computers from Walmart July 3.

• Raymond Van Holson, 39, of Chester pleaded not guilty to theft of property. Holson allegedly stole property from the Arkansas National Guard and used a debit card to obtain gasoline for his personal use June 27 to July 12.

• Jordan Asa Watson, 28, of Van Buren pleaded not guilty to two counts of breaking or entering and two counts of theft of property. Watson is accused of taking jewelry from residences he was servicing for a pest control company.

• Jessica Ann Haaser, 27, of Fort Smith pleaded not guilty to second-degree battery. Haaser allegedly slapped a resident while working at a local nursing home Sept. 14, 2013.

• Zachary Scott Bokker, 26, of Dyer pleaded not guilty to interference with custody. Bokker is accused of taking a 16-year-old girl to Mississippi in September without permission from the custodial parent.

• Deanna Gail Jo Hallman, 31, of Van Buren pleaded not guilty to felon in possession of a firearm and habitual offender. Hallman was arrested June 27 after sheriff’s deputies executed a warrant in a fleeing investigation at Hallman’s residence on Barcelona Road where a firearm was found.

• Tyler Wade Wilson, 23, of Rudy pleaded not guilty to residential burglary and theft of property. Wilson allegedly stole a vehicle July 28.

• Maverick Wayne Kessler, 27, and Rebecca Kessler, 31, both of Alma, pleaded not guilty to failure to appear at a July 22 pretrial hearing. Rebecca Kessler also pleaded not guilty to a second failure to appear, alleging she failed to appear June 18 on charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of marijuana.

• Robert Lee Schram, 55, of Alma pleaded not guilty to failure to appear at an Aug. 7, 2013, plea or trial request on two counts of domestic battery.

• Stephanie Renee Langley, 33, of Fort Smith resisted a petition to revoke a sentence she received Oct. 5, 2012, for hindering apprehension, alleging she failed a drug test while doing community service.

• Gary Dean Barnes Jr., 28, of Van Buren resisted a petition to revoke a sentence he received Feb. 3, 2011, for delivery of marijuana, alleging he has failed to pay restitution.

• Amanda Marie Parvin, 33, of Alma resisted a petition to revoke a sentence she received July 9, 2010, for conspiracy to delivery oxycodone, alleging she failed to do community service.

• Timothy Patrick Roark, 32, of Alma resisted a petition to revoke a sentence he received June 15, 2010, for breaking or entering, theft of property, residential burglary and criminal mischief, alleging he was arrested July 4 for possession of hydromorphine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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