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Two residents arrested on multiple allegations

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Robert Eugene Shepard III
A Brazil couple was arrested on warrant allegations of various felony drug charges, including maintaining a common nuisance and neglect of a dependent earlier this week.

According to information provided by the Clay County Justice Center, Robert Eugene Shepard III, 36, was served a warrant while in custody at the jail facility on an unrelated matter, while Sarah Sparks was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon.

Shepard has been formally charged with class A felony dealing methamphetamine, class B felony possession of methamphetamine, class C felony neglect of a dependent and class D felony maintaining a common nuisance in Clay Superior Court. Attorney Geoffrey Creason has been appointed as defense counsel in the matter. A $10,000 cash bond (with no 10 percent allowed) was established in this case, however, Shepard has to fulfill a separate $5,000 cash bond obligation pending in another matter before he can bond out in this matter.

Sarah Sparks
Sparks has been formally charged with class C felony neglect of a dependent and class D felony maintaining a common nuisance in Clay Superior Court. Attorney Matt Effner has been appointed as defense counsel in the matter.

Both are tentatively scheduled to appear for a jury trial Jan. 10, 2011.

The warrants were issued as part of an ongoing drug investigation, particularly regarding an alleged incident on May 24.

According to a probable cause affidavit on file in Clay Superior Court, Shepard allegedly made arrangements to deliver and sell methamphetamine in an apartment on South Vine Street, Brazil, which is apparently located within 1,000 feet of Forest Park.

During at least one of the transactions, Sparks was allegedly identified as being inside the home with two unidentified juveniles.

Jail officials confirmed that both Shepard and Sparks remain in custody while awaiting further court proceedings.

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I'm guessing that would be Shepard of the Morris Industrie Shepard's. Awh.Now thier to good for that kind of stuff.Don'tcha think GEORGE??

-- Posted by Cardonia Redneck on Wed, Aug 18, 2010, at 11:59 PM

Actually he's not.

-- Posted by lilmomma on Thu, Aug 19, 2010, at 12:29 AM

He's not George's son and your an idiot for posting that.

-- Posted by ugotitdude on Thu, Aug 19, 2010, at 8:11 AM

What an idiot! I hope George sues you for slander!

-- Posted by clayoriginal on Thu, Aug 19, 2010, at 8:49 AM

Neglect of a dependent? What are the chances the child(ren) will be removed from her custody permanently and placed in a home with parents who CARE more about the children than METH?

This sickens me.

CARDONIA - stop guessing and posting. Comments like that can get you into a lot of legal trouble.

-- Posted by Emmes on Thu, Aug 19, 2010, at 9:10 AM


-- Posted by I. M. Lee Thall, Esq. on Thu, Aug 19, 2010, at 9:57 AM

Is Sarah Sparks mom a teacher?? I had a teacher in school with the last name Sparks..just curious

-- Posted by Luckystar on Thu, Aug 19, 2010, at 10:06 AM

about time the cops do there job..

-- Posted by jaj31208 on Thu, Aug 19, 2010, at 10:11 AM

jaj31208: you had me ROTFLMBO

Where've you been?

-- Posted by Dagnabbitt on Thu, Aug 19, 2010, at 10:41 AM

Wish I had an answer, ASHLEY. :*(

-- Posted by Emmes on Thu, Aug 19, 2010, at 12:57 PM

I heard that Lee. And did I say it was his son?Not hardly.He was a former employee of Morris. And as for the George,Yep! I MOCKED! I'm sure I'll be the only one. LMAO!Get my name and info from the times yall.It's still freedom of speech.Poor Babys..

-- Posted by Cardonia Redneck on Thu, Aug 19, 2010, at 1:52 PM

Sounds more like the communication of a statement that makes a claim, expressly stated or implied to be factual, that may give an individual, or business a negative image, otherwise known as defamation.

-- Posted by CHISMOSO on Thu, Aug 19, 2010, at 6:19 PM

Jaj you beat me over here...I was going to tell you, not only do they arrest people for petty theft but when they get enough to make the arrest they do get the druggies also.

Most of them do their job the best they can. They only go on the information they have. That is why it all goes before a judge. Unfortunatly in this community a lot of things get a slap on the wrist. I would like to see Sheriff Joe set up camp for a while.

-- Posted by righton on Thu, Aug 19, 2010, at 6:40 PM

Can we say white trash???!! This guy choked my nephew and all I can say is karma! The people in the herman bell apartments are disgusting and the city needs to just condemn them and throw the nasty trash out with it! I think it's funny that his girlfriend was arrested with him awhile back and she was let go and now they picked up this chick sounds awful snitchy to me but I wouldn't expect any less from the likes of who he used to be with!!

-- Posted by SKCC on Thu, Aug 19, 2010, at 6:45 PM

dagnabbitt jaj has been posting about her boy friend the one she says did not do anything lol

-- Posted by hey its me 2007 on Fri, Aug 20, 2010, at 3:22 AM

The female in this photo looks familiar to me, but I can't put my finger on where I know her from. Hmmm.

-- Posted by Emmes on Fri, Aug 20, 2010, at 10:51 PM

Austin Powers Baby!!! Moooooooooooole

-- Posted by Ron Archer on Sat, Aug 21, 2010, at 6:30 AM

You know its pretty sad that people have nothing better to do then sit and talk crap about someone that they dont even know... I have known Sara since i was a little kid and grew up with her family and you people calling her white trsuh and a bad mother is freaking retarted. Sara is not a bad mother she loves her kids more then anything in this world and would do anything for them.. Sara is not a bad person. everybody in brazil does stupid stuff they just have been lucky enough not to get caught yet...So sitting here judging someone that you no nothing about is wrong and maybe you should think what if you happen to be at the house that they come up in you want people talking crap about you that have no clue who you are...

-- Posted by tabbiesue on Sun, Aug 22, 2010, at 1:10 AM

TABBIESUE might want to read the part above that says "neglect of a dependent". That isn't the definition of a GOOD mother.

I love how the deflection starts being thrown onto anyone and everyone else in this city as being "less than perfect" or "does stupid stuff they just have been lucky enough not to get caught yet". I'm offended by that comment. Not all of us have a checkered past.

I've done something stupid, sure .. but I was smart enough to figure out that trying to do it again would land me in jail, my kids in CPS and to lose my job .. so for me, it wasn't worth it. That's the difference between ME and Sara. When METH becomes more important that your kids, your family or your life .. you deserve to be in jail.

Sugar-coat it all you want .. it is what it is and she is what she is. Get real.

-- Posted by Emmes on Mon, Aug 23, 2010, at 11:51 AM

aw look at the poor girl sitting in jail it so funny

lets not sugar coat this "i believe that was the phrase". look people do wrong and sometimes bad things we have to except that as a society but instead of helping a young woman who is clearly in need of help "whom i must say is a actually the kinda friend we should hope to have" we decide to use it as a reason to gossip about it wow what good outstanding citizens you must be. o and we all have a checkered past its just some people are better at hiding on their high horse from the rest of us lesser people. So in conclusion to my opinion here i have to say find a hobby that doesn't in-tell slandering a woman who has undoubtedly done wrong but really try helping people instead of gossiping

-- Posted by yeathatZach on Mon, Aug 30, 2010, at 7:20 PM

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