FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: $500,000 BOND SET BY JUDGE FOR PARAGOULD OBGYN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 15, 2014

 

Media Contact: Zach Morrison,

Executive Assistant for Scott Ellington,

Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney

Cell: 870.351.2729

Office: 870.932.1513

Email: zachmorrison@yourprosecutor.org

 

 

JUDGE SETS $500,000 BOND FOR PARAGOULD OBGYN

 

 

PARAGOULD, ARK. – Scott Ellington, Prosecuting Attorney for the Second Judicial District of Arkansas announces that a $500,000 bond has been set by a judge for the Paragould OBGYN accused of five (5) counts of video voyeurism.

Greene County District Judge Dan Stidham ordered Dr. Paul Becton, Jr., 68, held in the Greene County Detention Center on $500,000 bond. In addition, at the request of the state, Becton was ordered to surrender his passport, have no contact with the victim, and have no travel outside the Second Judicial District without prior approval from the court.

He will appear May 30 at 8:30 a.m. in Greene County Circuit Court at Paragould for formal arraignment.

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