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31 arrested in “Operation Stamp Em” in Craighead County

JONESBORO, Ark. – In less than two days, authorities in Craighead County have arrested 31 suspects, many of whom were engaged in criminal behavior at the time of their arrest.

“Operation Stamp Em” aimed to put the ‘arrested’ stamp on a large number of fugitives of the law and did so in just about 30 hours. Craighead County Sheriff Marty Boyd spoke to NEA Report about the operation he named, personally. By the time this article was ready for publication, the number of arrests had grown from what Boyd originally quoted.

At least 31 were arrested in Craighead County, he said.

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Overnight shooting on Gee Street in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, Ark. – Police worked a crime scene where several gunshots were fired at a set of apartments early Tuesday in Jonesboro.

A reader of NEA Report, Cricket Ellis, sent along video of officers placing evidence markers at a crime scene at the Home Sweet Home apartments on Gee Street, near the train tracks, in Jonesboro. It happened sometime after midnight early Tuesday, May 23. No injuries were reported.  Continue reading “Overnight shooting on Gee Street in Jonesboro”

“KK” gets $5 million bond

JONESBORO, Ark. – A man accused of murder in the shooting downtown from over the weekend was in court Friday afternoon.

Kalius “KK” Lane, 20, had a $5 million bond set by Judge David Boling on Friday afternoon. Lane appeared in court via video and spoke briefly and quietly as he answered the judge’s questions.

Lane is accused of first degree murder and six counts of felony first degree battery in the Sunday morning shooting at The Basement in Downtown Jonesboro.

One witness told JPD she had been told Lane was “down the street with a gun,” the probable cause affidavit said. Another identified Lane as the suspect that shot and killed Montario Barnes.

A third witness captured the shooting incident on video via his cell phone. 

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