Beebe Says $263,000 To Be Issued to Crime Victims - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Beebe Says $263,000 To Be Issued to Crime Victims

September 17, 2003 - Posted at: 8:37 a.m. CDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The state Attorney General's office says 175 crime victims in Arkansas are authorized almost $263,000 in reparations.

Attorney General Mike Beebe says the payments authorized in August are intended to help victims of violent crime begin rebuilding their lives.

The payments were authorized by the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board.  Beebe's office provides staff to administrate the Crime Victims Program under the board's direction.

The program is intended to help compensate victims for unexpected expenses such as medical treatment, mental health counseling, rehabilitation, lost wages or medical expenses.  Individual awards are usually $10,000 or less.

Copyright 2003 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Victim identified in deadly shooting in Caruthersville

    Victim identified in deadly shooting in Caruthersville

    Saturday, July 21 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-07-22 01:05:50 GMT
    Caruthersville Police are investigating a deadly shooting. (Courtesy: Rob Foote, KFVS)Caruthersville Police are investigating a deadly shooting. (Courtesy: Rob Foote, KFVS)

    Caruthersville police chief Tony Jones says his department is investigating a deadly shooting. 

    Caruthersville police chief Tony Jones says his department is investigating a deadly shooting. 

  • Festival raises money for charities

    Festival raises money for charities

    Saturday, July 21 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-07-21 22:58:53 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-07-21 23:25:03 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Festival in the Park raised money for many local charities in Blytheville on Saturday.

    Festival in the Park raised money for many local charities in Blytheville on Saturday.

  • Man accused of stealing $69,000 worth of aluminum

    Man accused of stealing $69,000 worth of aluminum

    Saturday, July 21 2018 5:18 PM EDT2018-07-21 21:18:36 GMT
    Saturday, July 21 2018 5:47 PM EDT2018-07-21 21:47:47 GMT
    Martin W. Culver (Source: Hayti Police Department)Martin W. Culver (Source: Hayti Police Department)

    A Pemiscot County, Missouri man faces trouble with the law after his arrest on suspicion of stealing $69,000 worth of aluminum from an area business. 

    A Pemiscot County, Missouri man faces trouble with the law after his arrest on suspicion of stealing $69,000 worth of aluminum from an area business. 

Powered by Frankly