'Aqua Man' accused of making threats with box cutter - KAIT-Jonesboro, AR-News, weather, sports

'Aqua Man' accused of making threats with box cutter

Posted: Updated:
Aqua Curtis (Photo from Metro PD) Aqua Curtis (Photo from Metro PD)
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Report: Boy found inside stuffed animal claw machine

    Report: Boy found inside stuffed animal claw machine

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:22:12 GMT
    Rachel Hildreth, of Madsen's Bowling & Billiards in Lincoln, NE, said someone told her about the boy inside the Bear Claw machine. She didn't believe it until she saw for herself.
    Rachel Hildreth, of Madsen's Bowling & Billiards in Lincoln, NE, said someone told her about the boy inside the Bear Claw machine. She didn't believe it until she saw for herself.
  • Miley Cyrus remains hospitalized, cancels more concerts

    Miley Cyrus remains hospitalized, cancels more concerts

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 2:06 PM EDT2014-04-16 18:06:48 GMT
    An ailing Miley Cyrus has canceled her concert Tuesday night at Sprint Center.The notice came a matter of hours before she was scheduled to go on stage.A concert promoter tells KCTV5 that Cyrus is in the
    An ailing Miley Cyrus remains in a Kansas City hospital and says she must cancel her St. Louis concert slated for Wednesday night. This comes after she unexpectedly canceled her Tuesday night concert in Kansas City.
  • ASU honors 21 retirees

    ASU honors 21 retirees

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:41:26 GMT
    JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – On Tuesday hundreds of Arkansas State University faculty and staff members gathered in Centennial Hall of the Carl R. Reng Student Union to honor 21 faculty members retiring this
    On Tuesday hundreds of Arkansas State University faculty and staff members gathered in Centennial Hall of the Carl R. Reng Student Union to honor 21 faculty members retiring this academic year.
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A criminal with a superhero nickname has again been accused of a pretty serious charge.

Court records show Aqua Curtis pleaded guilty to assault after Metro police said he threatened people with a box cutter in the Printer's Alley area downtown.

Channel 4 News first aired details of Curtis' arrest history in July 2012 and noted how police nicknamed him "Aqua Man" after becoming very familiar with him.

Back then, he had already been arrested 80 times and told Channel 4 News he wanted to turn his life around, blaming alcohol for his problems with the law.

"The taxpayers are having to pay for people like me, which I don't feel proud of. I feel guilty about it," Curtis said in July 2012.

Curtis is awaiting a sentencing hearing on these latest charges.

Copyright 2013 WSMV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

  • 'Aqua Man' accused of making threats with box cutterMore>>

Powered by WorldNow

472 Craighead Co. 766
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 931-8888

FCC Public File
publicfile@kait8.com
(870) 336-1816
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KAIT. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.