The following persons made first appearance Monday at Faulkner County Circuit Court:
• Broderick Lee Forte, 33, 823 Highway 365, Mayflower, according to a Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office jail intake report. Three counts rape, sexual assault, sexual solicitation of a minor. Bond was set at $150,000. Pretrial was set for Nov. 19. Public defender Boyd "Skip" Tackett was appointed.
• Preston Lee Thompson, 22, 816 Mable St., Jacksonville, according to Thompson’s statements in court, 629 Carpenter St., Jacksonville, according to a FCSO jail intake report. Four counts possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond was set at $20,000. Thompson was ordered to appear with an attorney Nov. 2. No public defender was appointed.