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August 29th, 2014

Final suspect in robbery case apprehended

August 29, 2014

The final person being sought in conjunction with a July 30 robbery was arrested Thursday.

Coytrell Harris was arrested in the Otter Creek area by officers of the U.S. Marshals Service, said Sgt. Todd Crowson, Bryant Police Department spokesperson.

The victim told officers that three men came into her home and held her at gunpoint, Crowson said.

Harris was charged with kidnapping, theft of property, aggravated assault, aggravated assault, battery and interference with emergency communication.

Four other people previously were arrested in connection with this incident.

Daily Dispatch, Aug. 28, 2014

August 29, 2014

Benton Police Department
•A woman on Brenda Drive reported her GPS was stolen.
•An employee at First Security Bank on Military Road reported receiving a fraudulent check.
•A woman at Benton Middle School reported her son's trumpet was stolen.
•Debra Ortiz, 30, of Benton was arrested on South Third Street and charged with assault on a family or household member.
•A man on South Market Street reported three guns were stolen from his residence.
•A man on Columbia Ave. reported the theft of a 2001 Black Toyota Tacoma.

Saline County Sheriff's Office

August 27th

Pryor invokes Ebola outbreak in new TV attack ad

August 27, 2014

LITTLE ROCK — Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor invoked the Ebola outbreak in a new television ad unveiled this week criticizing his Republican rival over a vote against medical disaster funding, injecting fears about the deadly disease into an already intense race.

The Arkansas senator's campaign has been running a new television spot that opens with TV news clips about the outbreak, which has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa. Health officials say an outbreak in the U.S. is unlikely.

 

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