Multiple disturbances with weapons Wednesday in Jonesboro; Plus other reports released Thursday

JONESBORO, Ark. – Multiple suspects were listed in an incident report taken Wednesday in Jonseboro where the suspects are alleged to have threatened to kill victims while also pointing a gun at them.

The incident took place sometime around 5:18 PM at the 4500-block of East Nettleton Avenue. Police responded while being advised that suspects had surrounded a vehicle and were being on the vehicle, screaming and making threats.

No arrests were listed in the report but the incident was being investigated as a possible felony aggravated assault and felony terroristic threatening.

Other reports released on Thursday

A suspect allegedly ripped a rear-wiper off of a police SUV at about 7 PM on May 31 during a planned protest on Caraway Road, an officer reported on Wednesday, June 10.

A woman who was getting her vehicle worked on between Tuesday and Wednesday at the 1200-block of East Johnson Avenue reported the vehicle was broken into and the display screen in the dash was stolen. The dash was damaged heavily in the process.

A disturbance with weapons call just before 3 PM Wednesday sent police responding to the 700-block of West Oak Avenue. There, a mother said her daughter told her there were cars with people carrying guns in front of the house causing a disturbance. One of the numerous teens listed in the report told authorities that a subject in one of the cars had leaned out with a gun in a threatening manner. The case was being investigated.

A theft at a storage unit facility on Southwest Drive was reported. It happened on Monday between 5:58 PM and 6:58 PM, the report said. The suspects used emergency access codes to enter a gated facility and bolt cutters to cut the locks off of several units. Authorities believe the suspect vehicle is a late model white Ford Expedition. The case is under investigation.

Two cases indicated separate instances of a suspect attempting to draw unemployment using a victim’s information.

A residential burglary was reported to police on Wednesday at the 1100-block of Burke Avenue. A shotgun was among the items reported stolen.

A traffic stop for failure to signal properly while turning ended with two arrests Wednesday evening in Jonesboro. Investigator Bryan Bailey initiated the stop on a white 2007 Mercury Marauder around 8:20 PM at the intersection of Grant Avenue and South Caraway Road. The window tint was also extremely dark, the officer reported. The passenger was on felony probation for narcotics, so the officer had a fellow K9 officer deploy the police dog to perform an exterior free air sniff. The dog signaled a positive alert. 3.7 grams of meth were found along with a digital scale and a used glass methamphetamine pipe. Mathew S. Vericker, 25, of Jonesboro, and Yuzanna Rashun Foxx, 45, of Marked Tree, were arrested.

A $6,000 lawn mower was stolen early Thursday between 2:30 AM and 7:36 AM from a driveway at the 5200-block of Dale Drive in Jonesboro.



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