Violent Crimes Archives

Violent crimes: Arkansas man charged with murder

A 25-year-old man is facing serious charges following the death of an 18-month-old girl. Arkansas medical examiners have claimed the toddler, who was the daughter of the man's girlfriend, was a violent crimes victim. If he is found guilty of the criminal charges, he could spend years in prison. 

Violent crimes: Man in Arkansas accused of homicide

A man accused of murdering his wife and their unborn child has been charged, according to local authorities. Arkansas police have apprehended the 40-year-old Newport man, who stands accused of the Nov. 2017 murder that also resulted in the death of the fetus. He was charged on Jan. 18 and was set to make his first court appearance the following day to face the accusations of violent crimes.

Violent crimes: 2 Arkansas women face attempted murder charges

Two women in Little Rock have been charged with attempted capital murder following an alleged attack on New Year's Day. Police in Sherwood, Arkansas, arrested the two women, and they are now being held at Pulaski County Jail in advance of a trial date. As with most violent crimes, this incident is being thoroughly investigated by local police.

Violent crimes: Man accused of murder in Arkansas

Police have arrested a man in Monticello following an attack they believe killed a local woman. Arkansas authorities apprehended the 28-year-old man, who now faces a charge of first-degree murder in the death of a 32-year-old female Monticello resident. As with most suspected violent crimes, the body has been remanded to the medical examiner to determine the exact cause of death in advance of criminal court proceedings. 

Violent crimes: Woman hospitalized after shooting

A woman has been rushed to a local hospital after shots were fired in Garland County, according to authorities. Arkansas police who deal regularly with violent crimes of this type responded to the call in the early morning of Dec. 29. So far, three people have been arrested in conjunction with the alleged attack, but the investigation is still ongoing as of this report. 

Violent crimes require intensive investigation of the facts

The Arkansas State Police have arrested a 27-year-old man who allegedly started a fire at a residence on Dec. 21 to cover up a child's death. They have charged the accused with the violent crimes of first-degree murder and arson. The accused had originally claimed that the gas explosion to the house was not any of his doing, according to police.

Violent crimes: Arkansas man charged with murder

A man accused of shooting another man 22 times has been arrested on homicide charges, according to local sources. Arkansas police in Baxter County arrested the 59-year-old man after he allegedly shot another boarding house resident. He was held on a $1 million bond, common for suspects in violent crimes, and was due in court as of Dec. 14. 

Understanding the plea bargaining process

Plea bargaining is a frequently used tool in the American legal system. It's estimated that plea bargains occur in nine out of 10 criminal cases-thereby preventing these cases from ever going to trial. If you've been accused of a crime, it's important that you understand what plea bargaining entails. Here are the basics:

Violent crimes: Arkansas man charged with murder

A man police say fatally shot another man before attempting to shoot himself is being detained by officials. Arkansas police arrested the 34-year-old man after he allegedly attempted a murder-suicide in early November. As with most violent crimes, police are still investigating the particulars of this case, and according to the report, no court date has been announced. 

  • American Board of Criminal Lawyers Only Arkansan

    Since 1983

  • AV AV Preeminent tm Martindale Hubbell Lawyer Ratings

    For Over 25 years

  • The Best Lawyers In America

    Since 2005

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Past President 08-09 NACDL 1958
  • ARA JOURNAL 9TH ANNUAL BLAWG 100 2015

    ABA Journal Top
    100 Lawyer Blog
    2015-2016

  • Rated By Super Lawyers TOP 50 Arkansas SuperLawers.com

    Since 2006

  • Norml Legal Committee Life Time Member

    Since 1987

Contact Our Office Now

Contact John Wesley Hall Today

You deserve to have a fighting chance in your legal matter. Contact John Wesley Hall in Little Rock at 501-371-9131. Phones are answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

1202 Main Street | Suite 210 | Little Rock, AR 72202 | Phone: 501-371-9131 | Fax: 501-378-0888 | Little Rock Law Office Map