Region 8 man gets 7 years for attacking officer - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Region 8 man gets 7 years for attacking officer

Kevin Moore (Source: Noreen Hyslop - Dexter Daily Statesman) Kevin Moore (Source: Noreen Hyslop - Dexter Daily Statesman)
Terry Mace (Source: Stoddard Co. Sheriff's Dept.) Terry Mace (Source: Stoddard Co. Sheriff's Dept.)
Austin Mace (Source: Stoddard Co. Sheriff's Dept.) Austin Mace (Source: Stoddard Co. Sheriff's Dept.)
BLOOMFIELD, MO (AP) - A 20-year-old Dexter man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for attacking a southeast Missouri police officer.

The Dexter Daily Statesman reports that Austin Mace was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to the Sept. 12 attack.

Dexter officer Kevin Moore was hospitalized with a facial fracture and lacerations after being punched by Mace as Moore tried to break up a fight between Mace and his father.

Mace's father, Terry Mace, was also arrested on an assault charge. He has pleaded not guilty and remains jailed awaiting trial.

Information from: Dexter Daily Statesman, http://www.dailystatesman.com

(Copyright 2011 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>>

  • Names and new details released in Jackson County homicide

    Names and new details released in Jackson County homicide

    Saturday, November 18 2017 11:58 PM EST2017-11-19 04:58:03 GMT
    Sunday, November 19 2017 8:36 PM EST2017-11-20 01:36:23 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    According to Jackson County Sheriff's Captain Ricky Morales, 40-year-old Rickey D. Crawford Jr., of Tuckerman, was arrested in relation to the death of 33-year-old Amanda Michelle Crawford.

    According to Jackson County Sheriff's Captain Ricky Morales, 40-year-old Rickey D. Crawford Jr., of Tuckerman, was arrested in relation to the death of 33-year-old Amanda Michelle Crawford.

  • Jonesboro police investigate shooting in downtown Jonesboro

    Jonesboro police investigate shooting in downtown Jonesboro

    Sunday, November 19 2017 1:24 PM EST2017-11-19 18:24:57 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Jonesboro Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened Sunday morning in downtown Jonesboro.

    The Jonesboro Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened Sunday morning in downtown Jonesboro.

  • Arkansas hospitals: Shortage of IV equipment due to storm

    Arkansas hospitals: Shortage of IV equipment due to storm

    Sunday, November 19 2017 1:04 PM EST2017-11-19 18:04:26 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Arkansas hospitals say a national shortage of IVs is the worst they've ever seen since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in September and knocked out a key plant that manufactures the medical equipment

    Arkansas hospitals say a national shortage of IVs is the worst they've ever seen since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in September and knocked out a key plant that manufactures the medical equipment

Powered by Frankly