Five “New Aryan Empire” associates sentenced to prison

White Supremacists Gang Trafficked Drugs in Pope County Area LITTLE ROCK—Five defendants were sentenced yesterday for their involvement in crimes carried out on behalf of a white supremacist gang. Each defendant previously pleaded guilty to various crimes associated with the New Aryan Empire (NAE), a white supremacist organization that began [read more…]

Craighead County

Firearms reported stolen in Jonesboro

A number of firearms were reported stolen over the weekend in Jonesboro, with one alleged victim reporting six were stolen from his home in the past month. The report was taken Sunday morning at the 1900-block of Mitzi Lane in Jonesboro. There, a 73-year-old resident told police that between August [read more…]

Craighead County

City wins two grants to serve police

The City of Jonesboro received notice of two successful federal grant applications on Friday that will allocate upward of $85,000 for Jonesboro Police Department. The City received $43,838 requiring no match from the annual Edward Byrne Office of Justice Assistance Grant, plus $19,922 from the Bureau of Justice Assistance for [read more…]