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February 2nd, 2015

Jury selection underway for trial against man accused in Sardis deaths

February 2, 2015

After a slow start, jury selection started at approximately 11 a.m. for the trial of a man allegedly responsible for the death two brothers in the Sardis Community.

Clinton Dewitt Spann Jr., 67, was arrested on Oct. 6, 2013, in connection with the deaths of Donald O. Williams and Michael Williams.

During the first round of questioning this morning, Chief Deputy Prosecutor Rebecca Bush asked potential jurors about the neighborhood they live in and their opinion on law enforcement and guns. Bush is being assisted by Deputy Prosecutors Carrie Robertson and Andy Gill during the case.

Trial for man accused in Sardis deaths to start today

February 2, 2015

The trial for a man who is allegedly responsible for the death of two brothers in Sardis is set to begin today before Circuit Judge Grisham Phillips.

Clinton Dewitt Spann Jr., 67, was arrested in connection with the death of Michael Williams, 46, and Donald Williams, 49.

According to the Saline County Sheriff's Office, on Oct. 6, 2013, Spann received a call from a neighbor who reported there were two people on his property.

Spann allegedly grabbed a loaded gun and then called the Saline County Sheriff's Office and left a voicemail.

Courthouse Report: Felonies, divorces and marriages

February 2, 2015

Jan. 22-28

Divorces Granted
• Sarah Roach v. James Roach.
• David Riddick v. Carrie Riddick.
• Jed Trogstad v. Beth Gillmore.
• Michael L. McPherson v. Samantha McPherson.
• Christie Golden v. Donald Golden.
• Murat Al v. Karla Schulte.
• Angela Calloway v. Charlie Calloway Jr.
• William Harrison v. Annette Harrison.

Marriages Licenses Issued
• Chad Andrew Harris of Haskell and Ashlea Rachell Bennett of Haskell.
• Quyen Minh Nguyen of Little Rock and Van T. Luu of Little Rock.
• Michael Edward Overstreet of Benton and Cindy Michelle Henry of Benton.

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