Felony arrests

Felony arrests

Assault — Keith Alan Tharp, 18, of Monmouth. Tharp appeared Wednesday in Jackson County Circuit Court on an indictment charging him with third-degree assault and second-degree escape. He was booked into the Jackson County Jail and released on his own recognizance. Drugs — Luis Raymond Villa, 26, of the 3000 block of Village Circle, White City. A Jackson County sheriff's deputy Wednesday arrested Villa on charges of possession of methamphetamine, supplying contraband, failure to appear in court, six probation violations and one parole violation. He was lodged in jail, where he remained late Wednesday on $44,000 bail.