An investigation into an alleged employee theft at McDonald’s in the Jefferson Square Shopping Center resulted in the arrest of a woman who denied taking any money.
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A reported rolling disturbance early Friday morning on University Drive resulted in the arrest of a man who allegedly rammed his vehicle several times into a vehicle driven by his former girlfriend.
Thanks to an alert employee, a man who had allegedly broken into a business on Main Street on Dec. 2 was arrested by police Thursday night.
A 25-year-old Pine Bluff man who was arrested last week in Kansas City will be held without bond at the adult detention center while prosecutors prepare capital murder charges against him.
As police continue their investigation into a series of robberies at dollar stores and gas stations over the past several weeks, they have arrested a fifth suspect in connection with the incidents.
Editor’s note: Updated with photos of the suspects.
A $10,000 bond was set Thursday for a Jefferson County man who allegedly beat his girlfriend Tuesday.
One suspect was in the hospital and three more were in jail after an officer-involved shooting that followed a robbery Friday evening at dollar store on West 28th Avenue.
Reported crimes in the unincorporated areas of Jefferson County declined more than 33 percent in November, compared to the same month in 2012, according to the monthly report from the sheriff’s office.
Parts from the grill of a Lincoln Mercury sit across the street from the vehicle after a collision with a utility truck Thursday afternoon on Fifth Avenue and Walnut Street. (Special to The Commercial/William Harvey)