FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 17, 2014
Executive Assistant for Scott Ellington,
Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney
Cell: (870) 351-2729
Phone: (870) 932-1513
MEDIA ADVISORY: DR. PAUL BECTON TO MAKE FIRST APPEARANCE IN COURT TODAY
PARAGOULD, ARK. – Paragould OBGYN Dr. Paul Becton, Jr., 68, will make a first appearance in Greene County District Court Thursday afternoon (today) at 3 p.m. for a bond hearing before District Judge Dan Stidham.
Dr. Becton faces five (5) counts of video voyeurism, a class D felony stemming from allegations he used his cellular telephone to take pictures of nude female patients without their advice, consent, or approval. He was arrested Wednesday night at a motel in Newport, approximately sixty-five miles from Paragould, by the Arkansas State Police.
The State of Arkansas will be represented by Scott Ellington, Prosecuting Attorney for the Second Judicial District, and Greene County Deputy Prosecutors Kimberly Dale and Adam Butler.