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Osceola Officer Indicted by Grand Jury

OSCEOLA, AR – District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington announces today that Circuit Court Judge Dan Ritchey convened a Mississippi County grand jury in Osceola on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. After hearing the matter presented, the grand jury handed down an indictment charging Dakota Dunkin, an officer with the Osceola Police Department, with the offense of [...]

By |2020-03-30T07:44:29-06:00October 26th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Osceola Man Pleads Guilty to Murder

OSCEOLA, AR – An Osceola man pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the death of his estranged wife, Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington announced. Antonio Carter, 40, entered his plea Monday in Mississippi County Circuit Court. He was accused of fatally shooting Shenekia Carter, 30, on March 5. Circuit Judge Ralph Wilson Jr., [...]

By |2020-03-30T07:44:29-06:00September 24th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Poinsett Jury Convicts Man of Capital Murder

HARRISBURG, AR – A Poinsett County Circuit Court jury took less than an hour to convict a Harrisburg man of capital murder on Wednesday, Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington said. Billy Combs, 59, was sentenced to life in prison without parole. The Poinsett County jury comprised of nine women and three men deliberated [...]

By |2020-03-30T07:44:29-06:00September 18th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Mississippi County Jury Finds Man Guilty

BLYTHEVILLE, AR – A Mississippi County Circuit Court jury convicted Granville Murphy of aggravated robbery in the robbery of a utility worker the day after police say he fatally shot someone in a separate incident, Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington said. The jury of six men and six women deliberated for less than [...]

By |2020-03-30T07:44:29-06:00September 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Jonesboro Men Enters Guilty Plea in Murder

JONESBORO, AR – A Jonesboro man pleaded guilty Friday to Murder II charges in the March 2018 slaying of his girlfriend, Craighead County Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington announced. Terrance Bernard Taylor, 40, entered his plea Friday morning in Craighead County Circuit Court. Circuit Judge Cindy Thyer sentenced Taylor to 30 years in the Arkansas Department [...]

By |2020-03-30T07:44:30-06:00September 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments