Suspect wanted for shoplifting ran on foot from associates

JONESBORO, Ark. – A woman is accused of shoplifting earlier this week in Jonesboro.

At 2:20 p.m. on Monday, March 20, Jonesboro Police Department was dispatched to the Walmart on Parker Road over a theft call, according to an incident report. There, an associate told police the suspect (pictured) had went across the store taking items she never intended to purchase. She began by selecting a baby monitor in the infants section, then two pairs of pants, two pairs of shirts, a hat and a tote in the clothing section. All the clothing items were removed from hangers.  Continue reading “Suspect wanted for shoplifting ran on foot from associates”

Credit alert stops financial identity fraud in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, Ark. – A woman reported receiving a LifeLock alert which may have saved her from becoming a victim of financial identity fraud.

downloadThe report was taken Thursday in Jonesboro, with a woman, 38, advising Jonesboro Police Department she had received the alert that morning. It said she had applied for a Capital One card, according to the report.

She told police she had never applied for this and immediately notified them of fraud.

The woman said she believes it could have been her ex-husband who has “vowed to destroy her.” She said he knew her social security number and maiden name.

The woman was given a case number by JPD.

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Police find meth, needles on man

JONESBORO, Ark. – Another suspect is behind bars on suspicions of having methamphetamine.

At 5 p.m. Wednesday, Officer Bryan Bailey with Jonesboro Police Department noticed several people standing in the driveway of 1607-Tonya, which he knew to be the residence of Jason Woods. Bailey said he was gathering information about Woods having a lot of traffifc at his house and he wanted to conduct a parole search of Woods.  Continue reading “Police find meth, needles on man”

April 22: Benefit Fish Fry at Grubbs Cafeteria

GRUBBS, Ark. – A benefit fish fry is being organized for a family dealing with cancer.

George and Margie Ragsdale need your help. George has been diagnosed with cancer and the Michael Steele Morning Show on 95.9 The Wolf is trying to rally support.

“If you can, please join me April 22nd at the Grubbs Cafeteria for a benefit fish fry and raffle for some very important people, George and Margie Ragsdale,” Steele posted. Continue reading “April 22: Benefit Fish Fry at Grubbs Cafeteria”

Women’s Business Leadership Conference Set for March 30

JONESBORO – Women in the professional arena and female students will have an opportunity to participate in interactive discussions and workshops as well as exchange ideas at the third annual Women’s Business Leadership Conference hosted by Arkansas State University’s College of Business and the Women’s Business Leadership Center, Thursday, March 30.

A key element to the conference is it is the first conference following the founding of the Women’s Business Leadership Center on the A-State campus and is a celebration of the center’s opening. The center, the only one of its type in the state of Arkansas and the Delta region, officially opened in November. Continue reading “Women’s Business Leadership Conference Set for March 30”