Crittenden County Man Pleads Guilty to 2nd Degree Murder

MARION, AR – Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington announces the guilty plea of Jamie Pernell Horns, 27, to Second Degree Murder and Possession of a Firearm by Certain Persons in Marion on January 15th. Horns pleaded as a habitual offender and was sentenced by Judge Randy Philhours to thirty years in the Arkansas [...]

By |2019-02-13T09:54:02+00:00January 25th, 2019|News|1 Comment

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+00:00January 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+00:00January 1st, 2019|News|0 Comments

Man Enters Guilty Plea After Seeing Jury Enter Courtroom

MARION, AR – Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington announces that Brandon James, 28, pleaded guilty to Second Degree Murder and Possession of a Firearm by a Certain Person on Tuesday after a jury was called to hear his case. James was sentenced to forty-five years in the Arkansas Department of Corrections for Murder [...]

By |2018-12-19T16:37:17+00:00December 19th, 2018|News|1 Comment

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+00:00December 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments