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Over 20 guns and a variety of drugs rounded up in Marked Tree

Eight people were arrested, over 20 guns and a variety of drugs were confiscated during two separate search warrant servings. According to Poinsett County Sheriff Kevin Molder, deputies served two search warrants in the 700-block of Lindsey Street, and in the 100-block of Dustin King Road Friday mor

KAIT 8 - 2018-03-16 17:20:06

Amnesty for minor offenses in Craighead County to be granted again despite lawsuit

The Craighead County District Court is again offering amnesty for minor offenses, which comes amid a lawsuit filed by a company who has managed the county's probation program for over 20 years. Arkansas Public Media reported that the Justice Network filed a lawsuit against the county and district J

KASU.ORG - 2018-03-16 15:00:34

Woman who tried to cut out of store with knife set arrested for robbery

A woman who tried to cut out of Walmart with a set of knives faces a robbery charge after police say she shoved an employee who tried to stop her. Jonesboro police arrested 51-year-old Jacqueline Nadine Pinto after they say she tried to run out of the store on East Highland with a set of knives. Acc

KAIT 8 - 2018-03-15 19:46:10

14-year-old Missouri boy dies after hit by a car

DUNKLIN COUNTY - One person died in an accident just before 8:30p.m. Friday in Dunklin County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2010 Chevy Camaro driven by Jason D. Wommack, 29, Gobler, was eastbound on MO. 164 just west of Arbyrd. The vehicle was passing another vehicle and hit a pedest

STJOSEPHPOST.COM - 2018-03-17 12:15:57

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

Accident at Johnson near Bill's Fresh Market

Authorities are at the scene of an accident right now on Johnson Avenue near Bill's Fresh Market, according to Jonesboro police. People need to use caution when going through the area. Authorities are at the scene of an accident right now on Johnson Avenue near Bill's Fresh Market, according to Jo

KAIT 8 - 2018-03-15 22:40:30

Amber Alert issued for 11-month-old girl taken in stolen car, suspect identified

Danielle Brown told police she went into D-bo's to pick up an order and left her car running. Moments later, her car and child who was inside were gone. A City Watch was issued for 11-month-old Zoe Jordan. She was last seen wearing a pink onesie. The stolen car is a dark maroon 2016 Honda Civic bea

FOX13MEMPHIS.COM - 2018-03-17 13:21:50

UPDATE: Marked Tree man killed in crash

A Poinsett County man was killed in a crash that happened in Mississippi County Tuesday. Durrell Holloway, 30, of Marked Tree was driving a 2005 Chevy vehicle east on Highway 118 near Highway 77. According to Arkansas State Police, at 1:17 p.m. Holloway's vehicle crossed the center line and struck a


Stolen checks lead to arrest - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

A Randolph County man reportedly told police that he stole checks and cashed them, using the checks to buy groceries, Jonesboro police said Wednesday. Matthew Thomas Thompson of Pocahontas was arrested on suspicion of second-degree forgery and theft $5,000 or less but greater than $1,000-all others


Crimestoppers: Couple used phony dough for pizza

Jonesboro police need help identifying a couple suspected of using fake dough to buy pizza. Police say the pair was caught on surveillance cameras using a counterfeit $100 bill at Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint on Red Wolf Boulevard back in February. The male suspect, described as being 5'11" and weighi


Drugs, paraphernalia seized during parole search

Poinsett County Sheriff Kevin Molder says the search of a parolee's residence turned up drugs and paraphernalia. In a news release Tuesday, Molder said his investigators searched the residence of 59-year-old George W. Siddons Monday afternoon at 402 Parker St. in Waldenburg. During the search, he sa


DPD arrest 3 on drug related charges

Special to the State Gazette On Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at approximately 2:45 p.m., Dyersburg Police uniform patrol officers observed a suspect known to have an active warrant standing beside a vehicle on the carwash parking lot, located at 1211 Forrest Street. The suspect was identified as Jashaun


Level 2 child molester accused of failing to register with police

An 86-year-old convicted child molester is being held on $25,000 bond for failing to register as a sex offender. According to court documents, Norman Herbert May registered with SOR Specialist Natasha Kaja of the Jonesboro Police Department on Jan. 25. During registration, Kaja told May he needed to


FedEx investing $1 billion to modernize Tennessee hub

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - FedEx said Wednesday that it is investing more than $1 billion to modernize and expand its Tennessee hub, in a move the shipping giant says will improve its efficiency and reliability as it delivers packages throughout the world. FedEx Corp. Chairman and CEO Fred W. Smith and Tennes