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

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 |2018-12-19T16:37:17-06:00December 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 |2018-12-14T14:56:47-06:00December 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Jury Gives Woman 15 Years in ADC for Stabbing Man in Front of Child

MARION, AR – Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington announces Tanisha Gillard, 26, was convicted by jury in Crittenden County Circuit Court of the Murder in the Second Degree of Wesley Booker, 24. On September 2, 2017, Gillard and Booker got into a verbal disagreement in front of Booker’s young child regarding Booker’s tardiness [...]

By |2018-10-09T15:11:40-06:00September 19th, 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