arrest

Police work a scene on August 5 at approximately 10:30 p.m. in the 200 block of North Charles St.

Jerry Bill Asbell Jr., of 304 Widow Lane in Monroe City, was arrested on August 5 in Monroe City in the 200 block of North Charles Street. A warrant was issued in Monroe County on August 6 with charges of Kidnapping, Terrorizing 1st Degree, Assault 2nd Degree and Armed Criminal Action.

Linkon Rickard, of 310 Prosperity Road in Monroe City, was arrested on August 5 in Shelby County on Shelby County Road 462. Rickard is being held in the Shelby County Jail on a 20,000 Cash Only Bond. Rickard has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Resisting arrest/detention/stop by fleeing, Property Damage 1st Degree, Possession of a Defaced Firearm and Operate Vehicle on Highway without a valid license.

All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty by a court of law.