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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+00:00September 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+00:00August 31st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Prosecutor receives award from Arkansas Municipal League

From the Arkansas Municipal League: For their strong work supporting the Arkansas Municipal League, @75arcounties, and APERMA in our joint effort to fight the opioid crisis, we are pleased to present Arkansas Take Back Director Kirk Lane with the John Woodruff City Above Self Award and 2nd Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington with the Person [...]

By |2018-06-15T09:55:04+00:00June 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Pocahontas Man Pleads Guilty to Child Porn – Receives 20 years in prison

CONTACT: Scott Ellington Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Phone: (870) 932-1513 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JONESBORO, AR –District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington announced that today Eric McQuay, 36, of Pocahontas, plead guilty to possession of child pornography and was sentenced to 20 years in the Arkansas Department of Corrections as part of a negotiated plea agreement between [...]

By |2018-06-11T16:00:18+00:00June 7th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Multi-Agency Partnership Announces Operation Street Sweeper

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Scott Ellington Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Phone: (870) 932-1513 Multi-Agency Partnership Announces Operation Street Sweeper BLYTHEVILLE, AR - The Second Judicial District Drug Task Force along with the Blytheville Police Department, the Mississippi County Sheriff’s Department, the Osceola Police Department, the Jonesboro Police Department, the Arkansas State Police, and the [...]

By |2018-06-13T10:40:54+00:00January 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments