Jury Panel Cheers After Defendant Enters Guilty Plea

MARION, AR – Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington said a Crittenden County jury panel reported to court Wednesday morning to hear the State’s case against Michael Dewayne Driver, 45, of West Memphis. Before a jury could be selected, Driver’s attorney announced the defendant had changed his mind and wished to plead guilty to [...]

By |2018-07-13T15:05:07+00:00July 13th, 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

Mississippi County Man Pleads Guilty to Negligent Homicide

BLYTHEVILLE, AR – Benny Ray Huddleston, 32, pleaded guilty to Negligent Homicide today in Mississippi County Circuit Court in Blytheville. Mr. Huddleston was accused of Negligent Homicide and Driving While Intoxicated on October 16, 2016. He crossed a highway centerline into oncoming traffic, striking the vehicle of Michele Walker, 54, causing her death. Deputy Prosecuting [...]

By |2018-06-13T10:34:30+00:00May 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

West Memphis Man Sentenced to 152 Years by Crittenden County Jury

WEST MEMPHIS, AR – Jaylen Farmer, 21, was convicted by a Crittenden County jury last night of one count of Attempted Capital Murder, sixteen counts of Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm from a Vehicle, one count of Fleeing, and eighteen counts of Using a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony. A jury of six [...]

By |2018-06-13T10:01:51+00:00March 17th, 2018|News|0 Comments