Felony charges were filed during the past week against the following individuals by Eleventh Judicial District-West Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter. Listed below are the names and addresses of the defendants, the charges filed against them, the investigating agency and the bond amount if any.
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Seventy-two sex offender compliance checks were conducted Thursday in an operation by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and Tri-County Drug Task Force.
A Pine Bluff man was sentenced to prison Thursday after pleading no contest to charges stemming from the death of his infant son last year.
A $25,000 bond was set Thursday for a Pine Bluff man accused of growing marijuana plants in a mobile home in the Dollarway area.
The Pine Bluff Police Department will begin a social media outreach service Thursday that will provide followers with information on wanted individuals, stolen vehicles, missing persons and other items regarding public safety or community interest.
A Pine Bluff woman was arrested Saturday after an alleged beating incident.
Pine Bluff police located man who was sought on forgery and theft charges Tuesday after issuing a be-on-the-lookout alert for him early in the day.
A multi-vehicle accident at about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday on West 28th Avenue near Bay Street shut down westbound traffic on the overpass for a lengthy period of time while police and wreckers worked to clean up the street. Westbound traffic was being diverted at Catalpa Street, while traffic attempting to turn west on 28th Avenue from Bay Street was diverted back into the Shady Grove area. No details were immediately available on the accident, which involved at least three vehicles. (Pine Bluff Commercial/Ray King)
An investigation into the shooting death of a Pine Bluff man and the wounding of a second Sunday night took a different twist Tuesday during a probable cause hearing in Jefferson County District Court when a third person was linked to the incident.
A report that a bank card had been stolen from a secure area at Jefferson Regional Medical Center last week resulted in the arrest of a woman who worked there and who allegedly admitted taking the card and using it.