SOLICITATION TO COMMIT CAPITAL MURDER
Sheriff Lance Bonds states the Defendant, Michael Shane Fullerton of Florida, was arrested on January 31, 2018, and subsequently charged in the Circuit Court of Stone County, Arkansas with (1) Financial Identity Fraud, a Class “C” Felony, in violation of ARK. CODE ANN. § 5-37-227; (2) Non-Financial Identity Fraud, a Class “D” Felony, in violation of ARK. CODE ANN. § 5-37-227; (3) Theft by Receiving, a Class “D” Felony, in violation of ARK. CODE ANN. § 5-36-106; (4) No Driver’s License in Possession, in violation of ARK. CODE ANN. § 27-16-601; and (5) Driving on a Suspended Driver’s License, in violation of ARK. CODE ANN. § 27-16-303.
That a cash or professional bond in the amount of Thirty Thousand Dollars ($30,000) was set. That despite a bail amount being set, the Defendant has not presented cash or surety sufficient for his release. That the Defendant remains incarcerated at the Stone County Detention Center.
The Sheriff states that phone calls were intercepted by Stone County Investigators, Brad Breeding and Sean Hickman, that uniquely identified conversations between the Defendant and the Co-Conspirator. That through these conversations, investigators have identified the following crimes that the Defendant (Fullerton) and Co-Conspirator have engaged, individually or collectively, in a pattern of the following the offenses:
Michael Shane Fullerton is currently in custody awaiting a Stone County Circuit Court date. Sixteenth Judicial Prosecuting Attorney Holly Meyer has formally charged Fullerton with:
COUNT 1: SOLICITATION TO COMMIT ABUSE OF PUBLIC TRUST
(A.C.A. § 5-3-301(a); A.C.A. § 5-52-101 (a)(4))
COUNT 2: CONSPIRACY TO INTIMIDATE A WITNESS
(A.C.A. § 5-3-401; A.C.A. § 5-53-109 (a)(2))
COUNT 3: SOLICITATION TO COMMIT CAPITAL MURDER
(A.C.A. § 5-3-301(a); A.C.A. § 5-10-101 (a)(4))
COUNT 3: CONSPIRACY FOR WITNESS TAMPERING
(A.C.A. §5-3-401; A.C.A. § 5-53-110 (a)(1))
Fullerton's bond has been set at $250,000.00.