Two face kidnapping charges in Baxter County - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Baxter County (KAIT)

Two face kidnapping charges in Baxter County

Mountain Home (KAIT) - Two Missouri men are facing kidnapping charges after Baxter County deputies say the pair abducted a man from the Country Life Mobile Home Park near Midway.

Saturday afternoon, officers say Craig Anthony Winchell, 52, and George Scott Smith 53, both of Oasge Beach, Missouri abducted Warren S. Willette, 40 of Midway.  Smith and Winchell brought Willette to the Miller County Missouri Sheriff's office Saturday night claiming Willette had sometime previously taken money from them.  During the investigation, officers found out that Willette had been forcefully taken by the two and threatened with a knife.  Inside the vehicle, police found weapons, rope, tape, and guns.

Both Winchell and Smith are in the Miller County, Missouri jail awaiting extradition to Arkansas where they will be facing kidnapping charges and a $500,000 bond each.




 

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

  • Volunteers feed hundreds in Lawrence County

    Volunteers feed hundreds in Lawrence County

    Thursday, November 23 2017 11:39 AM EST2017-11-23 16:39:06 GMT
    Thursday, November 23 2017 11:44 AM EST2017-11-23 16:44:20 GMT
    (Source: City of Walnut Ridge via Facebook)(Source: City of Walnut Ridge via Facebook)

    Hundreds of Lawrence County residents enjoyed a holiday dinner thanks to the hard work and dedication of their neighbors.

    Hundreds of Lawrence County residents enjoyed a holiday dinner thanks to the hard work and dedication of their neighbors.

  • Optimist Club tree sale starts after Thanksgiving

    Optimist Club tree sale starts after Thanksgiving

    Thursday, November 23 2017 10:29 AM EST2017-11-23 15:29:03 GMT
    Thursday, November 23 2017 10:57 AM EST2017-11-23 15:57:20 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Once Thanksgiving is over, Christmas will take center stage for most families.

    Once Thanksgiving is over, Christmas will take center stage for most families.

  • Woman arrested after crashing into ditch

    Woman arrested after crashing into ditch

    Thursday, November 23 2017 10:47 AM EST2017-11-23 15:47:34 GMT
    Thursday, November 23 2017 10:52 AM EST2017-11-23 15:52:45 GMT
    Amy Melissa Starks (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)Amy Melissa Starks (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)

    Jonesboro police arrested a woman Wednesday night after they say she drove her SUV into a ditch.

    Jonesboro police arrested a woman Wednesday night after they say she drove her SUV into a ditch.

Powered by Frankly