Category Archives: Crime

Huttig ethics violation wraps with probable cause but no sanction

A three-month Arkansas Ethics Commission investigation into possible violations of state law by Huttig Mayor Tony Cole reached a conclusion late last month with probable cause found to substantiate the allegations but no sanction imposed for good cause. According to … Continue reading

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$350K bonds assigned for attempted murder suspects

Charged with attempted first-degree murder and engaging in gang-related activities, Deanthony Traylor, 23, Roshune Glosson, 18, and Derrick Andrews, 25, now face $350,000 sheriff’s bonds following a session in Union County District Court this morning. The three El Dorado men … Continue reading

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Three arrested for criminal attempt first-degree murder

Bonds of $1 million cash-only have been set for three young men arrested Wednesday for criminal attempt first-degree murder after they allegedly shot a 30-year-old El Dorado man late last month. Roshune Glosson, 18, of 620 S. College and 322 … Continue reading

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11-year-old suspended for death threat

An 11-year-old Junction City Elementary student was suspended for 10 days after he delivered threats of bodily harm to another student and further threatened to kill his father, according to a Union County Sheriff’s Office report. Principal Rebekah West advised … Continue reading

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Light at the end of the tunnel for the under-staffed jail

Next week, the Union County Quorum Court will consider a proposal to create two additional positions at the Union County Jail in response to an under-staffing problem. Both positions would be for lieutenant shift supervisors at salaries of $31,809.75, according … Continue reading

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Fake officers sport strobe lights, pull woman over

Authorities in Craighead County are warning residents of two men who purported themselves to be police officers in order to pull a 19-year-old woman over while driving in Bay, according to KAIT 8. The woman reported she pulled over after … Continue reading

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Homicide on Faulkner befuddles police

Benjamin C. Taylor, 48, of El Dorado, was found dead inside his residence at 909 W. Faulkner, the apparent victim of a homicide, according to the El Dorado Police Department. Details have been limited, however, the police have reported that … Continue reading

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Harrison man arrested for rape nearly 40 years after the alleged incident

Proving that even cold cases can heat up in a moment, Boone County officials arrested a Harrison man on Friday for a rape alleged to have occurred in Wisconsin nearly 40 years ago. Jimmy Dale Mulanex, 57, is being held … Continue reading

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Hearing set in WM3 suit

A Crittenden County circuit judge has set an Oct. 24 date for a hearing from the mother of one of the West Memphis Three victims who is suing for access to evidence gathered surrounding the death of her son Stevie … Continue reading

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El Dorado man arrested on 20 counts of child pornography possession

An El Dorado man was arrested on Friday for 20 counts of distributing, possessing or viewing child pornography, according to a release from Attorney General Dustin McDaniel’s office. George Alan Haile, 56, was originally arrested on Sept. 10 for failing … Continue reading

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450-pound drum confounds alleged attempted thief

An El Dorado man reported an attempted theft on his property in the 1000 block of Crain City Road on Thursday after he encountered a man “heavy set with sort of a gut” trying to heft a 450-pound oil treatment … Continue reading

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Mother reports 17-year-old runaway

A 17-year-old El Dorado female was reported on Wednesday as a runaway by her mother, according to a Union County Sheriff’s Office report. The woman told deputies her daughter had been having some problems for several days and needed some … Continue reading

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Pizza Inn robbery results in dual arrests

Two 18-year-old males were arrested on Saturday after they allegedly robbed a Pizza Inn delivery guy at gunpoint in the 400 block of West Wesson Street, according to an El Dorado Police Department report. Germany Maxwell and Jarvis Carter, both … Continue reading

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Medical marijuana initiative challenged in lawsuit

The controversy surrounding the medical marijuana issue in Arkansas continued today with a lawsuit filed by several Christian conservative groups intent on removing the initiative from the ballot come November. Last week the secretary of state determined that petitioners had … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: Walmart bomb threat

A bomb threat at Walmart Saturday evening in El Dorado may have been one of a slew of recent bomb threats at Walmarts in the midwest, all of which were evacuated after an automated voice gave employees and officers two … Continue reading

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