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Stone County man jailed for first-degree terroristic threatening after one-vehicle accident

A Stone County man has been charged in Stone County Circuit Court with terroristic threatening in the first degree after being involved in a one-vehicle accident Monday afternoon, July 2, on Herpel Road.

The court information said the first officer on the scene reported the vehicle had the road blocked, and the driver was very intoxicated, stumbling around and arguing with people on the scene.

Lt. Jeremy Beaudin and Arkansas Game & Fish Officer Chad Cruce managed to get the suspect, 53-year-old, Spencer D. Alexander, handcuffed and placed in a patrol car.

Officers reported that Alexander cursed them as well as Officer Joe Beaudin, who took Alexander to be treated at the Stone County Medical Center. On the way, Beaudin reported that Alexander continued to curse him and threatened him several times. Then, at the Stone County Medical Center, emergency room staff members advised that Alexander made threats toward them. Against medical advice, due to still being intoxicated, Alexander walked out the back door. Officer Beaudin was in the parking area, saw Alexander, and took him back into custody. He was placed in jail on public intoxication charges.

The court record said Alexander is being charged as a habitual offender. Police, in their report to the prosecuting attorney, said a check of computer information on the subject, found that Alexander was convicted in 1994 in Marion County of his fourth DWI violation.

Alexander’s bond on the felony charge was set at $10,000.

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