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Police officer arrested for Internet stalking children

Police officer arrested for Internet stalking children

A former Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office deputy was arrested Thursday in a child Internet stalking sting arranged by the department’s Criminal Investigations Division.

According to Chief Deputy Matt Rice, Josh George, 30, of Guy, was arrested Thursday afternoon in Kroger parking lot at Salem Road in Conway, where he thought he was to meet with a woman and her children for the purpose of having sex with her and her two female minor children, ages 9 and 12.

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FBI needs help identifying suspected child sexual predator

FBI needs help identifying suspected child sexual predator

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (FBI) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking the public's assistance with obtaining identifying information regarding an unknown male suspected of sexually exploiting a child. Photographs and informational posters depicting the unknown individual, known only as John Doe 28, are being disseminated to the public and can be found online at the FBI website athttp://www.fbi.gov/wanted/ecap.

Mortician tries to finish chicken wings before inevitable arrest

Mortician tries to finish chicken wings before inevitable arrest

A recent traffic stop at the intersection of Gardenia and Favre Lane resulted in an arrest on possession of a controlled substance and driving with a suspended license.

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'Meandering' police chase ends in arrest

'Meandering' police chase ends in arrest

A Little Rock man led Conway police on a strange, meandering vehicle pursuit Monday morning.

According to an incident report, an officer in a marked patrol car was driving north on Donaghey Avenue toward the stoplights at Robins Street when “a white Dodge truck pull[ed] up beside me and continued through the intersection pass[ing] me.”

When the officer tried to stop the truck for running the stoplight the truck continued driving north on Donaghey and drove through the red light there.

 

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Walmart shooting suspect awaiting mental evaluation

Walmart shooting suspect awaiting mental evaluation

Pre-trial for Myron Terrell has been continued to May 5 pending a mental evaluation requested by the defense.

Terrell, 30, 1816 Hogan Lane in Conway, was arrested Feb. 1 on an attempted capital murder charge after he was identified as the subject who shot a woman who was waiting to check out at Walmart on Skyline Drive.

According to witnesses and the prosecutor’s affidavit, the victim, Lori Martin, was shot multiple times.

Terrell told police he shot Martin six times because he felt threatened by her and “she has been harassing him all of his life.”

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Hawkins pleads not guilty to sexual assault charge involving a child

Hawkins pleads not guilty to sexual assault charge involving a child

Charles Hank Hawkins, 45, of Greenbrier, pleaded not guilty to a second-degree sexual assault charge involving a child in Faulkner County Circuit Court Wednesday.

A request for a reduced bond was denied by Second Division Circuit Judge Mike Maggio, and a second bond hearing was scheduled for March 19, before the April 30 pretrial date.

Hawkins is being held on a $25,000 bond after his Dec. 11 arrest.

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Smith in court on felony theft from nonprofit

Smith in court on felony theft from nonprofit

A Pine Bluff man appeared in Faulkner County court Wednesday on a charge of felony theft from a local nonprofit civic organization established for people with developmental disabilities.

Christopher Corte Smith, 40, was arrested in June of last year for allegedly using the Sunshine Optimist Club bank account to make $11,550 in withdraws and payments for personal use.

Smith was the club secretary and the only member of the club who did not have developmental disabilities.

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