Winter blast brings quiet week to JPD; Reports from Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

With the winter weather descending onto Jonesboro, police have found themselves working one of the least busy weeks in sometime. We’ve summarized the most significant of the reports from the past several days, but, the volume of overall reports was significantly reduced.

Between Monday night and Tuesday morning, a vehicle break-in with a gun theft took place at the 900-block of Links Circle.

A was alleged to have stolen a drill from Orscheln on Parker Road. The report said around noon on Tuesday, the man stole the drill and ran out of the store. He was described as a white male under five feet tall.

A traffic stop Tuesday resulted in an arrest for felony drugs. Around noon near the intersection of Brooke and Hester, Michael Shields, 52, was arrested. He was also found to have no license, an out of town warrant, and charged with tampering with evidence.

A case of unemployment fraud was reported after 3 PM in Jonesboro by a victim who still had her job. At least $1000 in benefits were reported stolen.

Early Wednesday at the 400-block of McAdams Street, an unknown suspect keyed a vehicle and cut tires. A felonious amount of damage was caused.

Police made numerous warrant arrests throughout the day on Wednesday, ranging from at suspects’ homes to at the police station.

Between 5 PM Tuesday and 1:47 PM Wednesday, a suspect damaged an ATM at the 5200-block of E. Johnson Avenue.

A residential burglary was reported between Wednesday and Thursday at the 1400-block of W. Huntington Avenue.

A 2005 Honda was stolen from the The Links Apartments, a report on Thursday morning said.

A report said suspects stole property, and a firearm, between 2/7 and 2/10 at the 200-block of Miller Street.

A residential burglary was reported between 5 PM and 7 PM on Thursday but the location wasn’t revealed in the report.

Two people were cited for discharging firearms within the city limits after police were called with shots fired complaints around 9 PM on Thursday. The officer made contact with the two near Colony and Richardson. Savannah Gabrielle Horton, 25, and Urcell Steven Horton, 25, were cited and released.

A residential burglary happened around 9 PM Thursday in Jonesboro. The suspect, an angry ex-boyfriend, kicked in the back door and attacked the victim, according to the report. Frank Gray, 23, was the suspect listed in the report. No arrest was noted.


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