A 29-year-old man is in custody following a shooting in Jonesboro on Jan. 1, according to law enforcement. Arkansas authorities arrested the man for allegedly shooting another man to death. Accusations of violent crimes of this nature are handled severely by state authorities, and if the man is found guilty, he could face considerable prison time.
A man in Conway is facing serious charges after an incident involving alleged shots fired at a post office, according to local authorities. Arkansas police have filed violent crimes charges against the 46-year-old man, who is believed to have opened fire at a post office location. At this time, it is unclear whether the man has retained criminal defense representation.
Unfortunately, tragic events occur without warning here in Little Rock and across the country every day. These events often disrupt, change and even take lives when they happen. If officials suspect foul play, they begin investigations that could lead to charges for violent crimes. Those who find themselves to be targets of these investigations do not have to wait to begin protecting their rights.
A former middleweight boxing champion could be facing serious jail time following accusations of assault. Jermain Taylor is currently booked into Pulaski County Jail in Little Rock, Arkansas, after he was accused of committing violent crimes. So far, he does not appear to be represented by an attorney.
For a parent, perhaps nothing is worse than losing a child. However, being charged in his or her murder may run a close second. An Arkansas mother is currently facing violent crimes charges related to the death of her infant son.
A man who once served as sheriff of Benton County is under fire for allegedly assaulting a family member. The 47-year-old man was arrested in Bentonville, Arkansas, after being accused of violent crimes. It is unknown whether he has retained criminal defense counsel, and no court date has been publicly announced.
A law enforcement officer in Little Rock is facing a potentially career-ending charge after being accused of battery. The Arkansas officer was accused of violent crimes by a suspect in the form of an assault on his person. The officer was released from a county jail on Aug. 6 under his own recognizance, and no trial date has yet been announced.
One person is suffering from a gunshot wound following an altercation that police believe may have been predicated by a failed drug deal. Police in Jacksonville, Arkansas, have arrested a 21-year-old man and a 17-year-old male on suspicion of violent crimes. Both men have been taken into custody and are awaiting trial.
A shooting from an apparent drug deal gone bad led to the arrest of two Arkansas residents. Accused of committing violent crimes, both individuals are still in police custody. Although one person is a minor, it is possible that he will be charged as an adult.
A man accused of smothering his own child is facing serious charges after he allegedly attempted to revive the infant using an electrical shock, according to local sources. The 19-year-old Arkansas resident has been charged with violent crimes, including capital murder following the death of his 2-month-old daughter. If he is found guilty, he could face life in prison or even the death penalty.