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    Armed robbery suspect arrested and appears in court

    Armed robbery suspect arrested and appears in court

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 9:59 PM EDT2017-04-27 01:59:29 GMT
    Thursday, April 27 2017 3:51 PM EDT2017-04-27 19:51:02 GMT
    Andre Thomas Brown (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Andre Thomas Brown (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Jonesboro police have identified a man suspected of an armed robbery Wednesday evening.

    Jonesboro police have identified a man suspected of an armed robbery Wednesday evening.

  • Poplar Bluff police warn of postal scam

    Poplar Bluff police warn of postal scam

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 10:29 PM EDT2017-04-27 02:29:17 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:35 PM EDT2017-04-27 03:35:11 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Authorities in southeast Missouri are asking people to be careful, especially if they see something from the United States Postal Service on their computer. 

    Authorities in southeast Missouri are asking people to be careful, especially if they see something from the United States Postal Service on their computer. 

  • Police investigate vehicle theft from business

    Police investigate vehicle theft from business

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-04-27 03:00:45 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 11:31 PM EDT2017-04-27 03:31:54 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Investigators would like to have a talk with at least three people who reportedly were involved in the theft of a vehicle from a business early Wednesday. 

    Investigators would like to have a talk with at least three people who reportedly were involved in the theft of a vehicle from a business early Wednesday. 

  • breaking

    Former detention officers plead guilty to assaulting juvenile inmates

    Former detention officers plead guilty to assaulting juvenile inmates

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 4:02 PM EDT2017-04-26 20:02:37 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 4:05 PM EDT2017-04-26 20:05:28 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Two former supervisors at White River Juvenile Detention Center in Batesville pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiring to assault juvenile inmates.

    Two former supervisors at White River Juvenile Detention Center in Batesville pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiring to assault juvenile inmates.

  • Sheriff: Man arrested after find pound of marijuana in home

    Sheriff: Man arrested after find pound of marijuana in home

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:15 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:15:31 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:32 PM EDT2017-04-26 17:32:15 GMT
    Evidence investigators say they found during a search of Benjamin Smith's home. (Source: Stone Co. Sheriff's Office)Evidence investigators say they found during a search of Benjamin Smith's home. (Source: Stone Co. Sheriff's Office)

    After receiving numerous complaints from concerned neighbors about too many people visiting a Mountain View man's home, law enforcement officers paid a visit and left with a pound of marijuana and the man in handcuffs.

    After receiving numerous complaints from concerned neighbors about too many people visiting a Mountain View man's home, law enforcement officers paid a visit and left with a pound of marijuana and the man in handcuffs.

  • Sheriff: Convicted felon chased woman with gun, threatened to kill her

    Sheriff: Convicted felon chased woman with gun, threatened to kill her

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:07 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:07:55 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 12:43 PM EDT2017-04-26 16:43:24 GMT
    Chad Allen McDaniel (Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office)Chad Allen McDaniel (Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Deputies arrested a man after he reportedly chased several family members with a gun and threatened to kill them.

    Deputies arrested a man after he reportedly chased several family members with a gun and threatened to kill them.

  • JPD investigating tree theft

    JPD investigating tree theft

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-04-25 18:28:45 GMT
    Tuesday, April 25 2017 2:44 PM EDT2017-04-25 18:44:00 GMT
    Thuja Green Giant trees similar to these were reported stolen. (Source: Pablo)Thuja Green Giant trees similar to these were reported stolen. (Source: Pablo)

    Instead of taking cash, police say a thief recently stole a different kind of green.

    Instead of taking cash, police say a thief recently stole a different kind of green.

  • Employee reports man dressed in black stole store computer

    Employee reports man dressed in black stole store computer

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 1:23 PM EDT2017-04-25 17:23:31 GMT
    Tuesday, April 25 2017 1:58 PM EDT2017-04-25 17:58:10 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Jonesboro police are investigating a report of a man dressed all in black who walked into a local store and walked out with cash and a computer.

    Jonesboro police are investigating a report of a man dressed all in black who walked into a local store and walked out with cash and a computer.

  • Sticky-fingered thief steals syrup from car

    Sticky-fingered thief steals syrup from car

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 1:43 PM EDT2017-04-25 17:43:19 GMT
    Tuesday, April 25 2017 1:56 PM EDT2017-04-25 17:56:48 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Someone with sticky fingers stole three quarts of syrup from a woman’s car, police say.

    Someone with sticky fingers stole three quarts of syrup from a woman’s car, police say.

  • Thieves hit towing service, wheel out tires and rims

    Thieves hit towing service, wheel out tires and rims

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 1:16 PM EDT2017-04-25 17:16:42 GMT
    Tuesday, April 25 2017 1:24 PM EDT2017-04-25 17:24:06 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Someone broke into a Jonesboro towing company this past weekend and rolled out with tires, rims, and the equipment needed to install them.

    Someone broke into a Jonesboro towing company this past weekend and rolled out with tires, rims, and the equipment needed to install them.

  • Money raised for City Youth Ministries stolen

    Money raised for City Youth Ministries stolen

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 12:57 PM EDT2017-04-25 16:57:19 GMT
    Tuesday, April 25 2017 1:20 PM EDT2017-04-25 17:20:58 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Instead of stealing second base, police say a thief entered a pickup truck and stole money collected during a charity softball game.

    Instead of stealing second base, police say a thief entered a pickup truck and stole money collected during a charity softball game.

  • JPD investigating weekend vehicle vandalism

    JPD investigating weekend vehicle vandalism

    Monday, April 24 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-04-24 20:31:51 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 4:49 PM EDT2017-04-24 20:49:47 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Jonesboro police are investigating two cases of vehicle vandalism at separate medical supply companies.

    Jonesboro police are investigating two cases of vehicle vandalism at separate medical supply companies.

  • Homeless man suspected of selling drugs at library, arrested

    Homeless man suspected of selling drugs at library, arrested

    Monday, April 24 2017 3:02 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:02:33 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 3:22 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:22:23 GMT
    Kedrien Lorial Brown (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Kedrien Lorial Brown (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Jonesboro police arrested a homeless man on suspicion of selling drugs at the public library.

    Jonesboro police arrested a homeless man on suspicion of selling drugs at the public library.

  • Burglary suspect left behind glasses, spent shell casing

    Burglary suspect left behind glasses, spent shell casing

    Monday, April 24 2017 2:44 PM EDT2017-04-24 18:44:56 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 2:51 PM EDT2017-04-24 18:51:26 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    A suspected burglar might have trouble seeing after police say they found a pair of eyeglasses at the scene.

    A suspected burglar might have trouble seeing after police say they found a pair of eyeglasses at the scene.

  • Traffic stop leads to woman's arrest on multiple charges

    Traffic stop leads to woman's arrest on multiple charges

    Monday, April 24 2017 11:52 AM EDT2017-04-24 15:52:50 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 12:01 PM EDT2017-04-24 16:01:46 GMT
    Connie Renee Williams (Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office)Connie Renee Williams (Source: Baxter Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A traffic stop for expired tags led to a woman facing multiple felony charges.

    A traffic stop for expired tags led to a woman facing multiple felony charges.

  • Man arrested on drug charges following home search

    Man arrested on drug charges following home search

    Friday, April 21 2017 2:04 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:04:56 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 3:05 PM EDT2017-04-21 19:05:05 GMT
    Jerome J. Colley (Source: Mississippi Co. Sheriff's Dept. via Vinelink)Jerome J. Colley (Source: Mississippi Co. Sheriff's Dept. via Vinelink)

    Police arrested a Blytheville man on suspicion of drug possession following a search of his home.

    Police arrested a Blytheville man on suspicion of drug possession following a search of his home.

  • Police: Man threatened roommate with machete

    Police: Man threatened roommate with machete

    Friday, April 21 2017 1:04 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:04:03 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 3:00 PM EDT2017-04-21 19:00:40 GMT
    James Wade Robinson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)James Wade Robinson (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Police arrested a 63-year-old Jonesboro man after they say he threatened to kill his roommate with a machete.

    Police arrested a 63-year-old Jonesboro man after they say he threatened to kill his roommate with a machete.

  • Man arrested after search of home turns up drugs, weapon

    Man arrested after search of home turns up drugs, weapon

    Thursday, April 20 2017 9:41 PM EDT2017-04-21 01:41:32 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 10:35 PM EDT2017-04-21 02:35:53 GMT
    Michael Tarver (Source: Mississippi County Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)Michael Tarver (Source: Mississippi County Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)

    The search of a Mississippi County home Wednesday netted meth, pills, a 12-gauge shotgun and the arrest of a man on multiple felonies, Mississippi County Sheriff Dale Cook said Thursday. 

    The search of a Mississippi County home Wednesday netted meth, pills, a 12-gauge shotgun and the arrest of a man on multiple felonies, Mississippi County Sheriff Dale Cook said Thursday. 

  • Searcy man sentenced in child porn case

    Searcy man sentenced in child porn case

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 7:36 PM EDT2017-04-19 23:36:58 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 10:27 PM EDT2017-04-21 02:27:02 GMT
    Mitchell Johnson (Source: Pulaski County Jail via VineLink)Mitchell Johnson (Source: Pulaski County Jail via VineLink)

    A White County man will spend over two decades in federal prison after pleading guilty to production of child pornography, Acting U.S. Attorney Patrick C. Harris said. 

    A White County man will spend over two decades in federal prison after pleading guilty to production of child pornography, Acting U.S. Attorney Patrick C. Harris said. 

  • Rib runners: Suspects also pulled pork from other store

    Rib runners: Suspects also pulled pork from other store

    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-04-20 18:00:27 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:42 PM EDT2017-04-20 21:42:39 GMT

    Police say two women who popped a grocery store manager with a purse full of pork ran out of another store earlier that day with multiple racks of ribs.

    Police say two women who popped a grocery store manager with a purse full of pork ran out of another store earlier that day with multiple racks of ribs.

  • UPDATE: Woman accused of popping manager with purse full of pork arrested

    UPDATE: Woman accused of popping manager with purse full of pork arrested

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 12:35 PM EDT2017-04-19 16:35:52 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-04-20 21:41:46 GMT

    Jonesboro police have arrested a woman they say popped a grocery store manager in the head with a purse full of pork ribs.

    Jonesboro police have arrested a woman they say popped a grocery store manager in the head with a purse full of pork ribs.

  • Piggott man facing child porn charges

    Piggott man facing child porn charges

    Thursday, April 20 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-04-20 20:48:22 GMT
    Jerry Greene (Source: Clay County Sheriff's Department via Vinelink)Jerry Greene (Source: Clay County Sheriff's Department via Vinelink)

    A Piggott man is behind bars after police say they found child porn on his computer.

    A Piggott man is behind bars after police say they found child porn on his computer.

  • Prosecutor: last suspect pleads guilty in Stacy Quintana murder

    Prosecutor: last suspect pleads guilty in Stacy Quintana murder

    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:30 PM EDT2017-04-20 18:30:16 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-04-20 20:25:32 GMT
    Charles Quintana (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Office)Charles Quintana (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington tells Region 8 News Charles Quintana has pled guilty to murder and robbery in the death of Stacy Quintana.

    Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington tells Region 8 News Charles Quintana has pled guilty to murder and robbery in the death of Stacy Quintana.

  • Teen charged with first-degree murder instead of capital murder

    Teen charged with first-degree murder instead of capital murder

    Thursday, April 20 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-04-20 20:21:41 GMT
    Officers respond to scene of shooting (Source: KAIT)Officers respond to scene of shooting (Source: KAIT)

    A Jonesboro teen accused of shooting and killing a woman will face first-degree murder charges instead of capital murder. 

    A Jonesboro teen accused of shooting and killing a woman will face first-degree murder charges instead of capital murder. 

  • Woman arrested after urinating on police officer

    Woman arrested after urinating on police officer

    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:49 PM EDT2017-04-20 16:49:06 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:45 PM EDT2017-04-20 18:45:56 GMT
    Melissa Tippett (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Melissa Tippett (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Jonesboro police arrested a woman on suspicion of aggravated assault after they say she urinated on an officer.

    Jonesboro police arrested a woman on suspicion of aggravated assault after they say she urinated on an officer.

  • False report lands woman in court again

    False report lands woman in court again

    Monday, April 10 2017 11:52 PM EDT2017-04-11 03:52:25 GMT
    Tuesday, April 11 2017 9:13 AM EDT2017-04-11 13:13:48 GMT
    Jasmine Eaton (Source: Craighead County Sheriffs Office)Jasmine Eaton (Source: Craighead County Sheriffs Office)

    She was in front of a judge on Monday.  She should have been there sooner.

    She was in front of a judge on Monday.  She should have been there sooner.

  • Crimestoppers: First look at armed robbery video

    Crimestoppers: First look at armed robbery video

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-04-12 03:43:47 GMT
    Tuesday, April 11 2017 11:55 PM EDT2017-04-12 03:55:07 GMT
    (Source: Jonesboro Police Dept.)(Source: Jonesboro Police Dept.)

    Jonesboro police are giving the public a new look at an armed robbery that happened at the Citgo station on South Caraway on April 6

    Jonesboro police are giving the public a new look at an armed robbery that happened at the Citgo station on South Caraway on April 6

  • Thief steals instruments before Easter service

    Thief steals instruments before Easter service

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-04-20 03:37:23 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 11:47 PM EDT2017-04-20 03:47:11 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Easter service was missing a few instruments for the First United Methodist Church in Paragould after someone broke in and stole four guitars and an amplifier before Sunday.

    Easter service was missing a few instruments for the First United Methodist Church in Paragould after someone broke in and stole four guitars and an amplifier before Sunday.

  • Man barricades self in house, sics dogs on police

    Man barricades self in house, sics dogs on police

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-04-20 03:43:39 GMT
    Brandon Provow (Source: Randolph County Sheriff's Department)Brandon Provow (Source: Randolph County Sheriff's Department)

    Authorities in Randolph County tased one dog and shot and killed another after a man sicced them on police.

    Authorities in Randolph County tased one dog and shot and killed another after a man sicced them on police.

  • DTF: Couple sold drugs near day care, church

    DTF: Couple sold drugs near day care, church

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 4:49 PM EDT2017-04-19 20:49:00 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:59 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:59:24 GMT
    Elyse Bernice Weeks (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Elyse Bernice Weeks (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    A Jonesboro man and woman face enhanced charges after police say they caught them selling drugs near a church and day care.

    A Jonesboro man and woman face enhanced charges after police say they caught them selling drugs near a church and day care.

  • Dumpster used in theft, police say

    Dumpster used in theft, police say

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:21 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:21:17 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:45 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:45:03 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A dumpster is typically the place where you throw garbage, but Jonesboro police believe it was also the place where at least $1,000 worth of stolen items were placed over a one-month period. 

    A dumpster is typically the place where you throw garbage, but Jonesboro police believe it was also the place where at least $1,000 worth of stolen items were placed over a one-month period. 

  • breaking

    Jury sentences Blytheville man to 40 years in prison

    Jury sentences Blytheville man to 40 years in prison

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 8:59 PM EDT2017-04-20 00:59:50 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:37 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:37:53 GMT
    Anfernee Wells (Source: Mississippi Co. Sheriff's Dept.)Anfernee Wells (Source: Mississippi Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

    According to Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington, a Blytheville man was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder. 

    According to Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington, a Blytheville man was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder. 

  • Police search for suspects in multiple fires

    Police search for suspects in multiple fires

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 7:34 PM EDT2017-04-19 23:34:53 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 8:21 PM EDT2017-04-20 00:21:45 GMT
    (Source: KAIT-TV)(Source: KAIT-TV)

    The search is on to find two suspects who were involved in four house fires in Parkin beginning Tuesday night.

    The search is on to find two suspects who were involved in four house fires in Parkin beginning Tuesday night.

  • Police find $13,700 worth of drugs in home near daycare

    Police find $13,700 worth of drugs in home near daycare

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 4:36 PM EDT2017-04-19 20:36:53 GMT
    John Perry Scott (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Department)John Perry Scott (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Department)

    The suspect, 69-year-old John Perry Scott, lives 95 feet from Ascent Children's Health and 510 feet from Discovery Island Daycare.

    The suspect, 69-year-old John Perry Scott, lives 95 feet from Ascent Children's Health and 510 feet from Discovery Island Daycare.

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