- For Immediate Release: Father-in-Law sentenced in Despain Murder Case
- Statement of Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington regarding State v. Lard jury verdict
- Second Defendant Pleads Guilty in Murder for Hire Conspiracy
- Trigger man pleads guilty to murdering Jonesboro businessman
- In Memory of Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Bruce Harlan
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Carl Kelley gets 35 years for hiring son-in-law’s killer JONESBORO, AR— Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington of Jonesboro announced that Carl D. Kelley, one of four defendants charged in the conspiracy killing of his daughter’s husband in August … Continue reading
An arrest has been made in connection to a 5-month-old puppy being dragged behind a car last week in Jonesboro. A probable cause hearing will be held today.
Prosecutor Ellington has requested that the state police investigate allegations of voter fraud in the special election for district 54 state representative. Read more HERE.
Job well done to Craighead County Detention Center Officer Logan Thomas. Officer Thomas was recognized yesterday and presented with a medal by Sheriff Jack McCann for saving a choking inmate in May. Thanks for going above and beyond, Officer Thomas!
Scott had a great time today at the Law Enforcement Appreciation luncheon hosted by the Craighead County Sheriff’s Department Had a wonderful opportunity to visit with law enforcement officers, judges, and others who work in the criminal justice system from … Continue reading
The Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $339,092 in reparations to victims of crime in the month of May. Victim reparations are funded through court cost, fees, and fines imposed on convicted criminals. Congratulations to Sen. Paul Bookout, Sen. Robert … Continue reading
We mourn the death of Trumann Police officer Jonathan Schmidt who was killed last night in the line of duty while making a traffic stop. We pray for the family of this officer and all members of the Trumann Police … Continue reading
From The Jonesboro Sun, article & photograph by George Jared. JONESBORO — Northeast Arkansans elected in the May primaries or the November general election took the final step toward their new jobs on Saturday — the oath of office. New … Continue reading
From The Jonesboro Sun, article by Michael Wilkey. Photo by Graycen Colbert. JONESBORO — The incoming prosecuting attorney for the 2nd Judicial District said two of his chief priorities are illegal drugs and a task force on Internet crimes against … Continue reading