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Organized Criminal Activity Task Force

Scott Ellington, Prosecuting Attorney for the Second Judicial District, announced today the creation of the Second Judicial District Organized Criminal Activity Task Force (OCATF). The OCATF is comprised of law enforcement officials from the Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, the Jonesboro Police Department, the Blytheville Police Department, the Osceola Police Department, the Craighead [...]

By |2019-01-11T16:19:00-06:00January 11th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Ellington starts third term as 2nd Judicial District Prosecutor

Very honored and excited to begin my third term as District Prosecuting Attorney. I am so fortunate to have the support of my family and so many friends. I owe a special thank you to my wife for just putting up with me, and I appreciate Circuit Judge Cindy Thyer for making time to administer [...]

By |2019-01-09T08:31:11-06:00January 1st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Jury Sentences Lake City Man to 30 Years

LAKE CITY, AR – Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington announces that a jury convicted Michael Turner, 46, today. The jury found him guilty of First-Degree Battery for an incident occurring July 23, 2016, where Turner’s vehicle crossed traffic, causing a motor vehicle accident, and leaving Mary Neitch, 23, with severe head trauma. Judge [...]

By |2018-12-14T14:56:47-06:00December 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Clay County Man Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

PIGGOTT, AR – Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington announces Shane I. Thompson, 43, entered a guilty plea today in the Circuit Court of Clay County, Eastern District, in Piggott. His plea involved four counts of Distributing, Possessing, and Viewing Matter Depicting Sexually Explicit Conduct Involving a Child. He was sentenced to ten years [...]

By |2018-09-19T16:01:21-06:00September 19th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Jonesboro Man Sentenced to 25 Years by Craighead County Jury

CONTACT: Scott Ellington Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Phone: (870) 932-1513   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jonesboro Man Sentenced to 25 Years by Craighead County Jury JONESBORO, AR –Alex Rankin, 41, of Jonesboro, was convicted today by a Craighead County jury of Murder 1 in the death of Dewayne Manning, 23, of Jonesboro.  The jury recommended [...]

By |2018-08-31T16:35:13-06:00August 31st, 2018|News|0 Comments