Police called to fight involving ladder as weapon, man says

Nov 14, 2017 NEA Report 0

A fight involving a ladder on a Monday night sounds like something you would see in WWE but it was far from sports entertainment when two disputing men clashed in Jonesboro. 


Brookland woman falls victim to PCH scam

Nov 13, 2017 NEA Report 0

At about 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10, Deputy Mike Lawrence with Craighead County Sheriff’s Office spoke with the 74-year-old victim. She came to the office to make the report. The woman said she had received a fraudulent phone call that resulted in her giving money to the suspect.

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West Memphis man gets 25 years for manslaughter and fleeing

Nov 10, 2017 NEA Report 0

On May 24, 2016 at approximately 10:00 a.m., the defendant got into a fight with Dedrick Meadows, 40, of West Memphis. After a brief scuffle, East pulled a .32 cal. revolver and shot the victim six times. Four of the bullets entered Meadows’s back as he was trying to run away from the altercation. Meadows was unarmed.

Walnut Ridge man in jail for alleged stabbing

Nov 8, 2017 NEA Report 0

Officers approached the residence and observed the back door standing open with a trail of blood on the floor throughout the doorway. After making entry, officers located and apprehended the suspect, said to have stabbed his victim five times.