JPD arrests man for stabbing

Jul 31, 2017

Officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 300 block of Drake St. in Jonesboro shortly after 8 p.m. Monday. One person, Roy Kimble, 52, of Jonesboro, was transported to a local hospital for treatment of what is believed to be a non-life-threatening injury.

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A-State Expands Research, Education Role With Endangered Red Wolves Conservation

Jul 31, 2017

JONESBORO – Arkansas State University plans to leverage its educational, research and communication resources this fall to increase its national role in the preservation of the endangered American red wolf species. A-State projects with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Endangered Wolf Center in St. Louis were presented last week at the Red

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Seven arrested on meth charges stemming from traffic stop

Jul 31, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – It is hard to picture running a red light resulting in a house full of felony drug arrests but that’s exactly what happened Friday in Jonesboro. It began at 3:54 p.m. on Friday, when JPD Street Crimes Unit Investigator Chris Jefferson noticed a gold 2010 Ford Escape run a red light at

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Three arrested for early Monday robbery

Jul 31, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – At least three suspects are under arrest in an investigation into the early morning armed robbery at a Papa John’s location which began the week in Jonesboro. Jonesboro police are continuing their investigation of an aggravated robbery, the press release said. Police responded to a complaint that a man armed with a

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High-speed pursuit goes from Craighead through Lawrence County before arrest

Jul 31, 2017

CASH, Ark. – A strange set of circumstances were involved in a traffic pursuit Saturday that began in Craighead County and ended in Lawrence County. Joseph A. Wolford, 41, of Hoxie, was arrested as the suspect in the crazy incident. The Craighead County Sheriff’s Office report said the incident began in Cash where Craighead County

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Man arrested after driving on suspended license for similar circumstances, report said

Jul 31, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – After a man was arrested for operating a vehicle with a suspended license, he left a mess for detention center staff to tend to. At about 1 a.m. Saturday morning, Craighead County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Dustin Norwood was traveling southbound on Interstate-555, the ‘Triple Nickel,’ as it is sometimes called, when he

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Armed robbery at Papa Johns in Jonesboro

Jul 31, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – Jonesboro Police Department officers are investigating an aggravated robbery reported at the Papa John’s Pizza location, 1203 S. Caraway Road, at 3:00 am Monday.

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Two killed in Saturday wreck in Sharp County

Jul 29, 2017

HARDY, Ark. – A tragic accident on U.S. 63 claimed two lives Saturday afternoon south of Hardy. The accident happened at 12:43 p.m., the Arkansas State Police crash report said. A 1995 Harley Davidson Motorcycle, driven by Laughingbear Michaud, 59, of Paragould, was traveling northbound on U.S. 63 in Sharp County, south of Hardy, when

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NEA Baptist Welcomes New Hospitalist

Jul 28, 2017

JONESBORO, Ark. – NEA Baptist recently announced the addition of Dr. Adrian Jefferson to the growing hospitalist team at NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital. Dr. Jefferson will work with the hospitalist team to provide care to the patients who are admitted into the hospital. Adrian Jefferson, MD, grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and attended medical

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