JPD arrests man for stabbing

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.

Officers took a suspect into custody a few blocks away shortly after the incident occurred. The suspect is Billy Ray Dixon, 51, also of Jonesboro.  Mr. Dixon will have a probable cause hearing Tuesday afternoon.

This incident is under investigation; more information should be available Tuesday morning after 8.




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