Just over two weeks after the Pine Bluff City Council adopted a resolution to rescind medals awarded to police officers who were involved in a 2013 incident that resulted in the death of an elderly man, the officers are weighing their legal options.
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When Shannaine Eans blows her whistle, she means business. On a recent afternoon at the Watson High School football field, she took command of the 20-yard line like a four-star general in front of a regiment of troops. Only she wasn’t commanding soldiers — her army is made up of area kids with a passion for track and field.
After just two hours of deliberation, 12 jurors found Jefferson County Clerk Patricia Royal Johnson not guilty on all charges. Family and friends clapped as Johnson hugged her attorney after the verdict was read Friday at the Jefferson County Courthouse. Retired Pulaski County Judge John Langston presided.
Robert Wall Jr. is a busy man.
Two Pine Bluff men were arrested Tuesday in connection with a burglary at a pawn shop on Camden Road on July 15.
A reported disturbance at an apartment on South Main Street Sunday resulted in the arrest of a man who allegedly pointed a gun at the mother of his children.
A Pine Bluff woman was arrested Monday after she allegedly pointed a gun at her husband.
A $10,000 cash only bond was set Wednesday for a Pine Bluff man who is currently on probation after police found a gun in his pocket.
Hard work and dedication — just a couple reasons why Patricia Royal Johnson, Jefferson County Clerk, saw fit to give her employees checks in the form of end-of-the-year bonuses. Johnson testified Thursday at the Jefferson County Courthouse that she believed compensating her employees for not only their commitment to the office, but also the citizens of the county, should be rewarded.
Pine Bluff Police are asking for help in identifying a man who broke into several vehicles in the Pine Bluff area on Monday.