Jonesboro Man Arrested For Attempted 1st Degree Murder

JONESBORO - A Jonesboro man is in the Craighead County jail tonight, charged with criminal attempt to committ 1st degree muder.  Jerry Hansen was arrested by Jonesboro police on March 14th, and according to police documents, he confessed to showing a loaded pistol to his ex-wife and threatening to kill her and then himself.  The victim was able to calm him down before he could make good on his threats. No shots were fired, and Mr. Hanse in scheduled to have a probable cause hearing tomorrow.