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Two Arrested In Fragstein Case

On Monday July 16, 2018 Faulkner County Sheriff's Office Investigators made two arrests in connection with the Elvia Fragstein case. Robert Lee Smith Jr (16) and Tacori  D Mackrell (19) are both being charged as adults with kidnapping and theft of property. 

 

If you recall, Fragstein went missing after leaving a store in Conway on July 7, 2018.   She was found dead along a road in Jefferson County July 11, 2018. 

 

Smith and Mackrell are currently in Jefferson County awaiting transport back to Faulkner County.  They will be held in the Faulkner County Detention Center awaiting a court date.

 

While the Faulkner County Sheriff's Office has taken the lead on the case, investigators continue to work closely with the 20th Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney's Office, Conway Police Department and Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. 

 

This is an ongoing investigation and no other information will be released at this time.  

Murder Victim Identified as Faulkner County Woman

 

 

 

 

 

Conway, AR-A body found Wednesday July 11, 2018 along a rural Jefferson County Road has been identified as Elvia Fragstein of Faulkner County.

 

Fragstein' s husband reported her missing to the Faulkner County Sheriff's Department July 7, 2018 after she didn't return from a shopping trip. The Sheriff's Department retraced her steps and discovered video of Fragstein leaving TJ Maxx in Conway around 3:30 pm the day she went missing. Shortly after, her 2013 Silver Honda CRV was seen on video driving through the parking lot on Elsinger Boulevard at a high rate of speed.

 

The Conway Police Department was contacted and joined the search for the missing woman. Further investigation turned up video of Fragstein' s vehicle behind the shopping center. At that point the incident turned to a possible abduction case.

 

Investigators with the Faulkner County Sheriff's Department and the Conway Police Department learned that the body of a woman was found in Jefferson County the morning of July 11th.

 

They reached out to authorities there to see if the cases were related. This morning (July 13,

2018) the medical examiner positively identified the body found in Jefferson County as Fragstein.

 

While this investigation is ongoing there is reason to believe that Fragestein was forcefully taken from Conway to the Jefferson County area and killed by individuals believed to be from Jefferson County.

 

The Faulkner County Sheriff's Department, the Conway Police Department and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office are working together to find out exactly what happened, why it happened and who is responsible for the death of Elvia Fragstein.

 

If you have any information on this case you are asked to call either of the agencies.

 

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Faulkner County

Sheriff's Department

501-450-4917

 

Conway Police Department

501-450-6120

 

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Terry Wingard

870-329-5350

 

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Missing Person

The Faulkner County Major Crime Unit is asking for your help in checking the welfare of Mrs. Elvia Fragstein.  Mrs. Fragstein was last seen leaving her residence in Wooster around 1:00 pm, in her 2013 silver Honda CRV.  She was suppose to return home by 4:00 pm, her last transaction shows her at T.J. Maxx in Conway around 3:30 pm. Mrs. Fragstein does not have a cell phone on her and she does take medication. If you know her or of her whereabouts please contact our dispatch at 501-328-5906 and ask to speak with Investigator Cook .

Thank you for your help

 

    

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Level 3 Sex Offender Moving Within Faulkner County

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION

 

               The Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department is releasing the following information pursuant to Section 13 of Act 989 of 1997, the Sex and Child Offender Registration Act and the community notification guidelines promulgated by the Commission on Abuse, which authorizes Law Enforcement Agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release.  Such information will enhance public safety and protection.

               The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of an offense that requires registration with the Arkansas Crime Information Center.  Further, his/her previous criminal history places him/her in a classification level that reflects the potential to re-offend.

               This Offender has advised the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department that he/she will be living in the location listed in this report.  HE/SHE IS NOT WANTED BY THE POLICE.  THE NOTIFICTION IS NOT INTENDED TO INCREASE FEAR; RATHER, IT IS OUR BELIEF THAT AN INFORMED PUBLIC IS A SAFER PUBLIC.

               The Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department has no legal authority to direct where a Sex Offender lives.  Unless court ordered restrictions exist, this Offender is free to live where he/she chooses.

               Sex Offenders have always lived in our communities, but it wasn’t until this passage of the Sex and Child Offender Registration Act that law enforcement even knew where they were living.  In many cases, law enforcement is now able to share that information with you.  CITIZEN ABUSE OF THIS INFORMATION TO THREATEN, INTIMIDATE OR HARASS REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.  Further, abuse could potentially end law enforcement’s ability to do community notification.  We believe the only person who wins if community notification ends is the Offender, since sex offenders derive their power through secrecy.

               For additional information go to our website www.fcso.ar.gov then click on the link for sex offender registry or the Arkansas Crime Information Center’s website at www.acic.org then click on the link for sex offender registry.

 

 

 

SEX OFFENDER’S INFORMATION

 

NAME:                                 Damon Latron Dawson

 

RISK:                                    Level 3

 

RACE:                                   Black

 

SEX:                                      Male

 

HEIGHT:                               601

 

WEIGHT:                              240       

 

HAIR COLOR:                       Black     

 

EYE COLOR:                         Brown

 

DATE OF BIRTH:                  6/23/1978

 

ADDRESS:    18 E. Olmstead Ridge Rd. Sherwood, AR 72120

 

DESCRIPTION OF CRIME: This offender was convicted of Rape, Aggravated Robbery, Burglary (2 counts), Theft by Receiving, and Theft of Property on 4-17-1995.  These offenses involved the offender and his accomplices breaking into the home of a 69 year old female and forcing her to engage in sexual activity.

 

If  you know of a sex offender not in compliance or if you have questions regarding a sex offender or sex offender laws, please call Inv. Vanda Phillips at 501-450-4917 or e-mail her at vanda.phillips@fcso.ar.gov or you may submit an anonymous tip at www.fcso.ar.gov

 

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Now Hiring Full Time Dispatchers

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Sex Offender Moved To Our County From Lonoke County

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION

 

               The Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department is releasing the following information pursuant to Section 13 of Act 989 of 1997, the Sex and Child Offender Registration Act and the community notification guidelines promulgated by the Commission on Abuse, which authorizes Law Enforcement Agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release.  Such information will enhance public safety and protection.

               The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of an offense that requires registration with the Arkansas Crime Information Center.  Further, his/her previous criminal history places him/her in a classification level that reflects the potential to re-offend.

         This Offender has advised the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department that he/she will be living in the location listed in this report.  HE/SHE IS NOT WANTED BY THE POLICE.  THE NOTIFICTION IS NOT INTENDED TO INCREASE FEAR; RATHER, IT IS OUR BELIEF THAT AN INFORMED PUBLIC IS A SAFER PUBLIC.

               The Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department has no legal authority to direct where a Sex Offender lives.  Unless court ordered restrictions exist, this Offender is free to live where he/she chooses.

               Sex Offenders have always lived in our communities, but it wasn’t until this passage of the Sex and Child Offender Registration Act that law enforcement even knew where they were living.  In many cases, law enforcement is now able to share that information with you.  CITIZEN ABUSE OF THIS INFORMATION TO THREATEN, INTIMIDATE OR HARASS REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.  Further, abuse could potentially end law enforcement’s ability to do community notification.  We believe the only person who wins if community notification ends is the Offender, since sex offenders derive their power through secrecy.

               For additional information go to our website www.fcso.ar.gov then click on the link for sex offender registry or the Arkansas Crime Information Center’s website at www.acic.org then click on the link for sex offender registry.

 

SEX OFFENDER’S INFORMATION

 

 

NAME:                                 Daniel Robert Nankanishi AKA Danny

 

RISK:                                    Level 4, Sexually Violent Person

 

RACE:                                   White

 

SEX:                                      Male

 

HEIGHT:                               507

 

WEIGHT:                              125       

 

HAIR COLOR:                       Black     

 

EYE COLOR:                         Brown

 

DATE OF BIRTH:                  12-31-1966

 

ADDRESS:                            45 Ridge Ln. Cabin J Mayflower, AR 72106

 

DESCRIPTION OF CRIME: This offender was convicted of Rape (2 counts) on 7-21-97. These offenses involved the offender engaging in sexual activity with 2 minor males, ages 5 and 6. Offender disclosed during his SOCNA interview to having numerous victims both male and females, in which he was never prosecuted. The offender also reported establishing relationships in order to gain access to children.

If  you know of a sex offender not in compliant or if you have questions regarding a sex offender or sex offender laws, please call Inv. Vanda Phillips at 501-450-4917 or e-mail her at vanda.phillips@fcso.ar.gov or you may submit an anonymous tip at www.fcso.ar.gov

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Sex offender Moved into Faulkner County from Sebastian County

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION

 

               The Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department is releasing the following information pursuant to Section 13 of Act 989 of 1997, the Sex and Child Offender Registration Act and the community notification guidelines promulgated by the Commission on Abuse, which authorizes Law Enforcement Agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release.  Such information will enhance public safety and protection.

              The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of an offense that requires registration with the Arkansas Crime Information Center.  Further, his/her previous criminal history places him/her in a classification level that reflects the potential to re-offend.

          This Offender has advised the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department that he/she will be living in the location listed in this report.  HE/SHE IS NOT WANTED BY THE POLICE.  THE NOTIFICTION IS NOT INTENDED TO INCREASE FEAR; RATHER, IT IS OUR BELIEF THAT AN INFORMED PUBLIC IS A SAFER PUBLIC.

               The Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department has no legal authority to direct where a Sex Offender lives.  Unless court ordered restrictions exist, this Offender is free to live where he/she chooses.

               Sex Offenders have always lived in our communities, but it wasn’t until this passage of the Sex and Child Offender Registration Act that law enforcement even knew where they were living.  In many cases, law enforcement is now able to share that information with you.  CITIZEN ABUSE OF THIS INFORMATION TO THREATEN, INTIMIDATE OR HARASS REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.  Further, abuse could potentially end law enforcement’s ability to do community notification.  We believe the only person who wins if community notification ends is the Offender, since sex offenders derive their power through secrecy.

               For additional information go to our website www.fcso.ar.gov then click on the link for sex offender registry or the Arkansas Crime Information Center’s website at www.acic.org then click on the link for sex offender registry.

 

SEX OFFENDER’S INFORMATION

 

 

NAME:                                 Alfred Leroy Mullen

 

RISK:                                    Level 3

 

RACE:                                   White

 

SEX:                                      Male

 

HEIGHT:                               507

 

WEIGHT:                              170       

 

HAIR COLOR:                       Brown   

 

EYE COLOR:                         Brown

 

DATE OF BIRTH:                  5/9/1981

 

ADDRESS:                            94 Rowlett Rd. Greenbrier, AR 72058

 

DESCRIPTION OF CRIME: This offender was convicted of Carnal Abuse-First Degree on 12-9-99. This offense involved the offender engaging in sexual activity with an 11 year-old female, beginning at approximately age 9. Offender disclosed during his SOCNA interview to having engaged in sexual contact with other minor females

       If  you know of a sex offender not in compliant or if you have questions regarding a sex offender or sex offender laws, please call Inv. Vanda Phillips at 501-450-4917 or e-mail her at vanda.phillips@fcso.ar.gov or you may submit an anonymous tip at www.fcso.ar.gov

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Sex Offender Moving Into The County To Previous Address

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION

 

               The Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department is releasing the following information pursuant to Section 13 of Act 989 of 1997, the Sex and Child Offender Registration Act and the community notification guidelines promulgated by the Commission on Abuse, which authorizes Law Enforcement Agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release.  Such information will enhance public safety and protection.

               The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of an offense that requires registration with the Arkansas Crime Information Center.  Further, his/her previous criminal history places him/her in a classification level that reflects the potential to re-offend.

              This Offender has advised the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department that he/she will be living in the location listed in this report.  HE/SHE IS NOT WANTED BY THE POLICE.  THE NOTIFICTION IS NOT INTENDED TO INCREASE FEAR; RATHER, IT IS OUR BELIEF THAT AN INFORMED PUBLIC IS A SAFER PUBLIC.

               The Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department has no legal authority to direct where a Sex Offender lives.  Unless court ordered restrictions exist, this Offender is free to live where he/she chooses.

               Sex Offenders have always lived in our communities, but it wasn’t until this passage of the Sex and Child Offender Registration Act that law enforcement even knew where they were living.  In many cases, law enforcement is now able to share that information with you.  CITIZEN ABUSE OF THIS INFORMATION TO THREATEN, INTIMIDATE OR HARASS REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.  Further, abuse could potentially end law enforcement’s ability to do community notification.  We believe the only person who wins if community notification ends is the Offender, since sex offenders derive their power through secrecy.

               For additional information go to our website www.fcso.ar.gov then click on the link for sex offender registry or the Arkansas Crime Information Center’s website at www.acic.org then click on the link for sex offender registry.

 

 

 

NAME:                                 Nathan T. Matthews

 

RISK:                                    Level 3

 

RACE:                                   White

 

SEX:                                      Male

 

HEIGHT:                               507

 

WEIGHT:                              180       

 

HAIR COLOR:                       Brown   

 

EYE COLOR:                         Brown

 

DATE OF BIRTH:                  12-20-1959

 

ADDRESS:                            39 HWY 310 Enola, AR 72047

 

DESCRIPTION OF CRIME:  This offender was convicted of Rape on 11-17-1989. Offender reported that he lubricated an eyebrow pencil with vaseline and placed it in the rectum of a 2 year old female and left it there to look at while he masturbated.

 

If  you know of a sex offender not in compliant or if you have any questions regarding sex offenders and the laws, please call Inv. Vanda Phillips at 501-450-4917 or e-mail her at vanda.phillips@fcso.ar.gov or you may submit an anonymous tip at www.fcso.ar.gov

 

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Sex Offender Released From ADC

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION

 

               The Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department is releasing the following information pursuant to Section 13 of Act 989 of 1997, the Sex and Child Offender Registration Act and the community notification guidelines promulgated by the Commission on Abuse, which authorizes Law Enforcement Agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release.  Such information will enhance public safety and protection.

             The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of an offense that requires registration with the Arkansas Crime Information Center.  Further, his/her previous criminal history places him/her in a classification level that reflects the potential to re-offend.

               This Offender has advised the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department that he/she will be living in the location listed in this report.  HE/SHE IS NOT WANTED BY THE POLICE.  THE NOTIFICTION IS NOT INTENDED TO INCREASE FEAR; RATHER, IT IS OUR BELIEF THAT AN INFORMED PUBLIC IS A SAFER PUBLIC.

               The Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department has no legal authority to direct where a Sex Offender lives.  Unless court ordered restrictions exist, this Offender is free to live where he/she chooses.

               Sex Offenders have always lived in our communities, but it wasn’t until this passage of the Sex and Child Offender Registration Act that law enforcement even knew where they were living.  In many cases, law enforcement is now able to share that information with you.  CITIZEN ABUSE OF THIS INFORMATION TO THREATEN, INTIMIDATE OR HARASS REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.  Further, abuse could potentially end law enforcement’s ability to do community notification.  We believe the only person who wins if community notification ends is the Offender, since sex offenders derive their power through secrecy.

               For additional information go to our website www.fcso.ar.gov then click on the link for sex offender registry or the Arkansas Crime Information Center’s website at www.acic.org then click on the link for sex offender registry.

 

 

 

NAME:                                 Andrew L. Balenton II AKA Andy Balenton

 

RISK:                                    Level 3

 

RACE:                                   Black

 

SEX:                                      Male

 

HEIGHT:                               507

 

WEIGHT:                              194       

 

HAIR COLOR:                       Black     

 

EYE COLOR:                         Brown

 

DATE OF BIRTH:                  6/21/1979

 

ADDRESS:                            92 Lawrence Landing Rd.  Conway, AR 72032

 

DESCRIPTION OF CRIME:  This offender was convicted of Sexual Abuse-1st Degree (2 counts) on 4-14-1997.  The first offense involved the offender forcing a 13 year old female to engage in sexual activity.  The second offense involved the offender forcing a 13 year old female to engage in sexual contact.

 

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Level 3 Sex Offender Moving Into The County

COMMUNITY NOTIFICATION

 

        The Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department is releasing the following information pursuant to Section 13 of Act 989 of 1997, the Sex and Child Offender Registration Act and the community notification guidelines promulgated by the Commission on Abuse, which authorizes Law Enforcement Agencies to inform the public of a sex offender’s release.  Such information will enhance public safety and protection.

            The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted of an offense that requires registration with the Arkansas Crime Information Center.  Further, his/her previous criminal history places him/her in a classification level that reflects the potential to re-offend.

           This Offender has advised the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department that he/she will be living in the location listed in this report.  HE/SHE IS NOT WANTED BY THE POLICE.  THE NOTIFICTION IS NOT INTENDED TO INCREASE FEAR; RATHER, IT IS OUR BELIEF THAT AN INFORMED PUBLIC IS A SAFER PUBLIC.

          The Faulkner County Sheriff’s Department has no legal authority to direct where a Sex Offender lives.  Unless court ordered restrictions exist, this Offender is free to live where he/she chooses.

       Sex Offenders have always lived in our communities, but it wasn’t until this passage of the Sex and Child Offender Registration Act that law enforcement even knew where they were living.  In many cases, law enforcement is now able to share that information with you.  CITIZEN ABUSE OF THIS INFORMATION TO THREATEN, INTIMIDATE OR HARASS REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.  Further, abuse could potentially end law enforcement’s ability to do community notification.  We believe the only person who wins if community notification ends is the Offender, since sex offenders derive their power through secrecy.

        For additional information go to our website www.fcso.ar.gov then click on the link for sex offender registry or the Arkansas Crime Information Center’s website at www.acic.org then click on the link for sex offender registry.

 

 

 

 

NAME:                                 Kasii Jermaine Thomas

 

RISK:                                    Level 3

 

RACE:                                   Black

 

SEX:                                      Male

 

HEIGHT:                               5'09

 

WEIGHT:                              165       

 

HAIR COLOR:                       Bald       

 

EYE COLOR:                         Brown

 

DATE OF BIRTH:                  1/18/1972

 

ADDRESS:                            52 Loggin Ln. Conway, AR 72032

 

DESCRIPTION OF CRIME: This offender was convicted of Attempted Rape on 6-29-98. The offense involved the offender approaching a 17-year-old female stranger on the street, threatening to kill her with a gun, and forcing her to engage in sexual intercourse.

 

If  you know of a sex offender not in compliant or if you have any questions regarding sex offenders and the laws, please call Inv. Vanda Phillips at 501-450-4917 or e-mail her at vanda.phillips@fcso.ar.gov or you may submit an anonymous tip at www.fcso.ar.gov

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