Man accused of burglary, beating

Mark Crocker (Provided by Pemiscot Co. Sheriff's Office)
Mark Crocker (Provided by Pemiscot Co. Sheriff's Office)

A man accused of breaking into a home and beating a man was released just minutes after he was taken into custody.

Mark Anthony Crocker, 26, of Steele is accused of burglarizing an apartment on North First Street on April 15.

Prosecutors say Crocker then repeatedly struck and kicked...