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Friday Nov 20 | via KAIT-TV
JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro mom out for a stroll with her daughter told police a man ran up and snatched her purse. The alleged theft occurred at 5:45 p.m. Thursday in the 1300-block of West Monroe. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 17 | via KAIT-TV
JONESBORO, AR - Jonesboro police are investigating a home invasion and armed robbery. JPD said it happened at an apartment in the 1800 block of Self Circle in Cedar Heights Tuesday night. Comment?
Friday Nov 13 | via KSLA-TV Shreveport
A detective with Jonesboro police told Region 8 news Jesse Torres turned himself into the Arkansas County Sheriff's Office Tuesday night. Police say Torres, 19, of Jonesboro shot the 18-year-old victim multiple times. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 11 | via KAIT-TV Jonesboro
JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man is facing charges in connection to several break-ins in Lawrence County. Christopher Johnston, 37, was arrested during the investigation of several break-ins in the areas of Smithville, Annieville and Imboden on Oct. 20, according to Lawrence County Sheriff's Detective Jamie White. Comment?
Friday Nov 6 | via KAIT-TV
JONESBORO, AR - Additional theft victims have come forward following the arrest of more than a half-dozen teens in Jonesboro. According to the Jonesboro Police Department, the incident happened in the Ridgepointe area early Wednesday morning. Comment?
Saturday Oct 31 | via Isegoria
Most of the characteristics of mass killers - low status isolates, bully victims, school failures, gun owners, players of violent games, even persons who talk or write about fantasies of revenge - are far too widespread in the population to accurately predict who will actually perpetrate a massacre. A much stronger clue, I suggest, is amassing an arsenal of weapons, which become the center of an obsessive ritual; the arsenal is not just a practical step towards the massacre, but has a motivating effect that deepens the spiral of clandestine plotting into a private world impervious to normal social restraints and moral feelings. Comment?
Oct 26, 2015 | via KAIT-TV Jonesboro
JONESBORO, AR - One week after a prayer bench was stolen from the front yard of a Jonesboro home, another Jonesboro family reported an angel statue stolen from their porch. It happened in the 3800 block of Riviera Drive. Comment?
Oct 23, 2015 | via KAIT-TV Jonesboro
JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro woman reported to police that two polite pilferers took gifts she bought. The woman said the incident happened in the parking lot of her apartment complex in the 1900-block of Links Circle on Thursday, according to a Jonesboro police report. Comment?
Oct 22, 2015 | via KAIT-TV Jonesboro
BLYTHEVILLE, AR - A traffic violation led to the arrest of two men, including one with a gun who ran from officers. Around 10:30 Wednesday night Blytheville police officers saw a burgundy van run a stop light at the intersection of Franklin and Ash Streets in a construction area. Comment?
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