Tag: Crime

Armed robbery reported at FairBridge Inn in Jonesboro

JONESBORO, Ark. – An armed robbery was reported at the FairBridge Inn & Suites this week.

At about 8:25 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, JPD Officer Nathanial Cole reported being dispatched to the hotel, 3006 South Caraway Road, to room 165 where a theft had already occurred. He made contact with the alleged victim who was staying in Jonesboro after a trip from Houston, she claimed, because of family in town. She added she actually lived in Trumann.  Continue reading “Armed robbery reported at FairBridge Inn in Jonesboro”

Report: Suspect destroys Jonesboro hotel room

JONESBORO, Ark. – A suspect completely destroyed her hotel room this week in Jonesboro, a report said.

The report was taken Wednesday morning, June 21, at Econo Lodge, 2406 Phillips Drive in Jonesboro, but the incident happened between June 18 at 1:06 p.m. and June 21, 11 a.m. Pearl Maequeshia Knighton, 22, of Sacramento, CA, was staying in the room but when she checked out, staff found the room – and two adjacent rooms – had taken large damage. Continue reading “Report: Suspect destroys Jonesboro hotel room”

To Catch A Predator? That’s his job.

Jonesboro cyber crimes detective hunts pedophiles for entire region through advanced technology

JONESBORO, Ark. – If your job was to interact with the most despised members of our society – adults who sexually prey on children – could you do it?

On Wednesday, Officer Brandon King with Jonesboro Police Department spoke to members of Jonesboro Kiwanis about his job – catching child predators. His life as a police officer didn’t begin there, but it’s where his career has led him. Continue reading “To Catch A Predator? That’s his job.”