Two houses shot up early Sunday; Rash of vehicle break-ins reported; Reports released Monday by JPD

A Jonesboro Police Department patrol car. Photo by Stan Morris.

A report said at 10:22 AM Friday at the 1800-block of Greensboro Road, an unknown suspect fired a gun in the air.

Someone caused major damage to a Bank of America ATM around 12:26 PM Friday at the 2500-block of East Highland Drive after they apparently wedged a trailer in the ATM, tried to remove it, and caused even more damage. Then the driver unhitched from the trailer and left the scene.  KEG towing had to be called to remove the trailer.

A woman reported she had been a victim of a kidnapping after 4 PM Friday from the 500-block of North Main Street in Jonesboro. The report alleges a suspect forced the victim into a vehicle with the purpose of sexually assaulting her. The suspects, neither known , were identified as African American males over six feet tall driving a white GMC Yukon.

A residential burglary was reported between 8 AM and 7:17 PM Friday at the 3000-block of Meador Drive where two televisions were stolen.

Police are investigating an incident in which a 10-11 year old boy struck an 8 year old boy in the face with a metal broom handle Friday night. The blow caused a laceration requiring multiple stitches.

At 11:05 PM Friday night, Officer Logan Drake Mason was dispatched on a shots heard call to the intersection of Kristal and Richardson drives. The officer found a discharged 9 mm casing in the middle of the road on Krystal.

Three were arrested after a party got out of control around 2 AM Saturday at Days in on Phillips Drive in Jonesboro. The report says the subjects were intoxicated, cursing, fighting, arguing, resisted arrest, and obstructed governmental operations – which usually means gave a fake name or false information. One of the charges included was felony battery on an officer. Freeman Dosty Jr., 26, Akisa Blunt, 26, and Karlotta Shoniece, 34, all of Forrest City, were arrested.

A Saturday morning report alleged that a domestic violence argument led to a suspect threatening to shoot up a woman’s house, pointing a gun at her, and generally harassing her.

A woman who called the police Saturday evening in reference to a hit and run she was the victim of earlier in the day ended up getting arrested when officers arrived at her house. She had two warrants.

An aggravated robbery was reported sometime after 6:30 PM at the 1500-block of Links Circle where suspects robbed a victim and took his keys and phone, the report says. Authorities made two arrests although the report only lists one of the suspects as arrested – and doesn’t identify him because he was a juvenile.

A residential burglary and vehicle theft was reported between 5:45 PM and 11:30 PM at the 3500-block of Race Street. A black 2008 Ford Taurus with a crack in the front bumper and dent in the passenger door was stolen.

Houses Shot Early Sunday

Two houses were shot in an early Sunday morning incident near the 4300-block of Willow Pointe Drive. An unknown suspect did significant damage to two different homes with gunfire in the early hours of Sunday, October 11. The first house had a window broken and bullet holes in the garage door, multiple walls and even the bed frame. The second had bullet holes in multiple walls, a bookshelf, and rafters above the garage. Two suspects were listed in the report but their information was all masked.

A 66-year-old man was arrested early Sunday after an incident at the Brickhouse Grill involving the man allegedly busting a beer bottle over the bartender’s head.

A residence was reported burglarized between 10/8 and 10/10 at the 3000-block of Wood Street. Over $1,000 in cash and valuables were stolen, making the theft a felony too.

A red 2019 Hyundai Sonota was reported stolen by Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

A Sunday morning traffic stop for no seat belt ended with an arrest of a subject who had an FBI warrant. Kameron Lee Shaun McDaniel, 19, of Jonesboro, was arrested around 10:30 AM Sunday at the intersection of Gee and Jefferson.

Multiple reports on Sunday consisted of felony assaults on pregnant women during domestic disputes. What may normally be a misdemeanor can rise to felony level charges if the victim is pregnant.

An attack was reported involving brass knuckles Sunday afternoon in Jonesboro. Between 4:30 pm and 5:07 PM on Meadowbrook, the report says suspects used brass knuckles and hit the victim in the head before stealing his wallet. Two suspects were listed in the report – Jaylon Rogers and Christian Donte Milon.

A residential burglary was reported around 8 PM at the 2700-block of Kristal Drive, with credit/debit cards being stolen.

A report at about 11:30 PM Sunday at the 800-block of Creath alleged that the victim’s girlfriend attempted to hit him with her car which, if accurate, would be aggravated assault.

A fatality accident was recorded late Sunday/early Monday at the on ramp of Nettleton/I-555.

A suspect allegedly shot a gun into the air to terrorize a victim between 12:40 AM and 1:33 AM Monday at the 3600-block of Race Street. Three 9 mm shell casings were found.

Vehicle break-ins

  • Between 4 AM and 8 AM Saturday at the 800-block of Parkview St
  • Between 11 PM Friday and 8 AM Saturday at the 2500-block of Davis Drive
  • Between midnight and 8 AM at the 500-block of Shadow Lane
  • Between 10 PM Friday and 9 AM Saturday at the 800-block of Parkview St
  • Between 6 PM Friday and 11 AM Saturday at the 200-block of East Cherry Avenue
  • Between 11 PM Friday and 10:50 AM Saturday at the 2000-block of Edgewood Lane.
  • Reported just after noon Saturday at the 900-block of Links Drive
  • Between noon Friday and 9:07 AM Sunday at the 400-block of Richmond Avenue
  • Between 10 PM Saturday and 8 AM Sunday at the 200-block of Magnolia Road
  • Between 2:21 AM and 4 AM Monday at the 500-block of North Caraway Road; Several other vehicles had been broken into in the area
  • Sometime between 2 and 3 AM at the 600-block of Prairie Meadow Drive



1 Comment

  1. This is why I used to call Jungleboro “Little Memphis”.
    Now it’s simply “Jungleboro”. However, I certainly do understand that crime’s occur daily all over the globe.A city with 100 bank’s and 1000 Churches and yet, very very few ,True diciples of Christ…

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