Craighead County Newswire

Craighead County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Craighead County, AR.

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  1. Police: Man facing multiple charges after resisting arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KAIT-TV

    ... also found what they believed to be marijuana pills and other drug paraphernalia. Posey was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center and charged with the following: possession of a firearm, theft by receiving $1,000 or less, possession of a ...

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  2. Use of photos in trial arguedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    A Craighead County circuit judge will hold a hearing in Jonesboro to determine if 20 photographs of a 90-year-old woman's fatal injuries will be allowed in the capital murder trial of the man accused of killing her.

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  3. Man accused of recording woman in shower told police he intended to film himself urinatingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Nothing To Do With Arbroath

    A man from Jonesboro, Arkansas, accused of video voyeurism told police he intended to film himself urinating for a pornography website and had no plans of recording a woman as she showered during a visit to his house. Geoffrey David Fortier, 23, allowed the woman to take a shower at the house on June 7 where his fiancee also lived, but only after allowing him to use the bathroom first, according to an affidavit filed in Craighead County District Court. 1 comment

  4. Farmers see bump up in cotton priceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV

    ... may be cotton crops in India and Pakistan will not be as good as projected. Talk Business & Politics notes Craighead County is set to have a strong crop this year with farmers only planting about 30,000 acres of cotton in 2015. The estimated number ...

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  5. Inmate faces more charges after punching jailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - A wake-up call at a Region 8 jail leads to an officer being punched in the face and an inmate facing more charges. Diaublique Orlando Robinson, 19, was already in the Craighead County Jail for assault on family or household member.

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  6. Two arrested after witnesses threatened with gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... said that the wrench was in his hand when police took him into custody. Willie Johnson III was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center and charged with aggravated assault. Police later found the man witnesses called "D.J.", who ran from the ...

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  7. Man accused of making video of woman while she showeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KOLD-TV Tucson

    JONESBORO, AR - A Jonesboro man faces charges after police say he recorded a woman taking a shower. Geoffrey David Fortier, 23, appeared before a Craighead County district court judge Thursday who found probable cause to charge him with video voyeurism.

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  8. One person taken to hospital after two-vehicle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - One person was taken to the hospital after a two-vehicle crash in Craighead County. According to the Craighead County Sheriff's Department, a Chevy Blazer was heading north on Rogers Chapel Road around noon Thursday when the driver attempted to turn left onto Craighead County Road 910.

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  9. Police: Woman struck group of girls with car twiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | WMBF

    ... earlier. She went to the police department and was later picked up by a Jonesboro officer and taken to the Craighead County Detention Center.

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  10. Craighead County Quorum Court discusses security measures, concealed carryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - Officials in Craighead County continue to make security improvements to the various courthouse facilities. The county received multiple grants for security improvements over the past few years.

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  11. Odd' behavior ends in drug arrest at Jonesboro intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | KAIT-TV

    ... Calderon, police found half a gram of marijuana on him also. Police arrested Calderon. He was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center where he faces a felony and a misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia charge. Copyright 2016 KAIT . All ...

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  12. Slideshow: July 24 - 30 mug shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The following are mug shots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of July 24 - 30 by local authorities in Craighead County. This photo gallery is updated daily.

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  13. Unknown man shoots, chases dog on county roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | KAIT-TV

    JONESBORO, AR - The Craighead County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who allegedly shot a dog. According to the incident report, it happened on July 21 around 8:40 in the evening, on County Road 333.

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  14. Man arrested after stealing from Jonesboro churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    ... The witnesses at the church confirmed that Gray was who they saw near the home. Gray was taken to the Craighead County Detention Center on suspicion of burglary and he was arrested on a Whit Warrant. According the Craighead County Sheriff's Office ...

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  15. Crimestoppers: JPD needs to to find the bus banditsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | KAIT-TV

    ... Four of those are for public service and six more are for contempt. Ernest Stanfill is wanted by several Craighead County agencies. He has 20 warrants for contempt from JPD, Craighead County, and Brookland Police. If you can help police find Ernest ...

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  16. Prime Commercial Land to Sell at AuctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | PR Log

    ... 2840 S Caraway Road in Jonesboro on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 at 11 a.m. CDT. The only remaining parcel of the Craighead County Fairground property, the 11.72A acres are ideally located in a rapidly developed, high-traffic area surrounded by numerous ...

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  17. Slideshow: July 17 - 23 mug shotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    JONESBORO, AR - The following are mug shots of individuals arrested on a variety of charges during the week of July 17 - 23 by local authorities in Craighead County. This photo gallery is updated daily.

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  18. Prayer rally held in JonesboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | KAIT-TV

    ... and support each other." Community members including, Chief Rick Elliot of the Jonesboro Police Department, Craighead County Sheriff Marty Boyd, Jonesboro Mayor Harold Perrin, and Craighead County Judge Ed Hill joined each other to pray for peace. ...

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  19. Jonesboro police taking applications for Citizen Police AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | KAIT-TV

    ... on Thursday night for three to four hours. People who are interested in the academy must live or work in Craighead County, be at least 21-years-old, have no prior felony arrests, or serious misdemeanor arrests within the last two years, and be ...

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  20. Two sentenced in jewelry store robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR - A Craighead County Circuit Court judge sentenced two men after they pleaded guilty to robbery and theft charges. According to a sentencing order, 43-year-old Kerry Lee Kindred was sentenced to 24 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction on July 11. Kindred negotiated a guilty plea on one count each of aggravated robbery which the judge sentenced him to 24 years in prison.

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