Expensive burglaries, a stabbing, and other police reports released Tuesday AND Wednesday by JPD

JONESBORO, Ark. – Numerous burglaries, hit-and-runs, and other minor crimes were reported to the Jonesboro Police Department this week, reports released on June 9 and June 10 show.


Reports released Tuesday by JPD

A residential burglary was reported Monday afternoon at the 2500-block of Johnson Avenue at a unit. Over $1,000 in property was stolen, mostly valuable electronics.

A residential burglary happened between June 4 and June 8 at the 3700-block of School Street at a unit. Two gold chains worth over $2,000 each were reportedly stolen along with other items of value.

A report filed Monday indicated that on June 4 around 8 PM, a cat was found bleeding from the chest from what appeared to be a BB/pellet wound. No suspects.

Seven catalytic converters were stolen off of vehicles at the 5700-block of Nettleton, a report filed on Monday said.

A police report filed Monday morning literally reported a “dog napping.” However, the victim was later able to get her dog back and declined to pursue charges. The dog – a 70 pound Siberian Husky – may have gone with the dog sitter to Texas Roadhouse, the report indicated.

A woman reported over $5,000 stolen from her account while she was incarcerated at CCDC by a man. It was referred to civil court.

A 5 year old child was found walking in the rain after 5 PM at the 3300-block of Dayton Avenue. It wasn’t clear if the parents were cited.

A report filed Monday evening alleged an ex-boyfriend was sending death threats to a woman’s phone. The suspect allegedly calls cabs and sends Chinese take out to the victim’s home, repeatedly. The man was previously criminally banned from her home.

A residential burglary was reported between 1 PM and 10:30 PM Monday at the 800-block of Magnolia Road, with jewelry worth over $2,500 being stolen.

A serious injury happened Monday shortly before 10 PM at the intersection of Nettleton and Red Wolf after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle. The driver said the man ran in front of his vehicle and he tried to stop but the wet roads made it impossible to do so in time. The victim’s injuries were serious and he was transferred to UAMS from a local hospital.


Reports released Wednesday by JPD

A residential burglary was reported at the 300-block of State Street early Tuesday, with a door being broken down and items stolen. It happened between midnight and 2 AM.

A suspect stole two converters off of vehicles at the 2400-block of Industrial Drive between May 11 and June 9.

Numerous leaving the scene of an accident reports were filed over the past 48 hours.

A residential burglary was reported at the 1900-block of East Johnson at a unit sometime after 8 PM Tuesday. Several miscellaneous items were stolen.

A verbal altercation resulted in a gun being pulled, a report filed Tuesday with JPD alleged. It began as an argument shortly before 10 PM Tuesday at the 1000-block of Daybreak. The suspect was said to have driven back and forth in front of the residence while making threatening statements and brandishing a handgun.

At 12:17 AM Wednesday, a man made a false 911 call reporting a stabbing. Authorities arrived at the 800-block of East Washington and couldn’t locate a stabbing victim. The officer noted that the suspect, James Franklin, 36, will use the police to harass the victim by making fake phone calls.

A woman was arrested for felony second degree battery after allegedly stabbing a victim with a kitchen knife. Before 1 AM Wednesday, JPD was called to the 4100-block of Cathedral Cove. Authorities were told a woman was having suicidal thoughts and stabbed an adult male victim in the leg with a kitchen knife afterward.

A felony theft and commercial burglary was reported at a laundromat between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning at the 1000-block of Wall. During that time, an unknown suspect or set of suspects broke in to steal cash, tools, computers, and other electronics.

A suspect broke into a fenced playground area of Kids Kingdom, 1507 East Matthews Avenue, and stole a large plastic dinosaur. It happened between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.




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