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Man shot in arm on Brazos Street, police say | News


JONESBORO — A 33-year-old Jonesboro man was shot in the right forearm while he was in his truck at about 5:43 p.m. Monday in the 2000 block of Brazos St., according to Jonesboro police.

The victim fled the scene and crashed his vehicle a short distance from the original scene. He was treated for his wounds and then transported to NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital, according to a Jonesboro police report. Police are searching for the suspect.

A 26-year-old Jonesboro woman told police that she was raped and her residence burglarized early Tuesday. Police arrested Dominique Sinclair, 35, homeless, on suspicion of rape and aggravated residential burglary. The victim said Sinclair had a sharp object when he entered her residence. The victim was taken to St. Bernards Medical Center for treatment.

A 29-year-old Jonesboro woman reported that her vehicle was broken into and a communications tablet was stolen early Tuesday. The tablet was valued at $2,500.

A 27-year-old Jonesboro woman reported that her boyfriend choked her Monday night in the 400 block of Melrose Street.

Police arrested Brian Osburn, 35, of 408 Melrose St., on suspicion of aggravated assault on a family or household member and third-degree domestic battery. He was being held Tuesday in the Craighead County Detention Center in lieu of a probable cause hearing.

A 25-year-old Jonesboro man reported that he got into a fight with his roommate, who pointed a firearm at him and broke a wine bottle over his head. The incident occurred Monday night in the 500 block of Paragould Road. No arrests had been made as of Tuesday.

Police arrested a Jonesboro man early Tuesday at the intersection of Belt and North Bridge streets after he fled from officers. Bobby Posey, 41, of 301 N. Main St., is being held on suspicion of possession of meth or cocaine with purpose to deliver greater than 10 grams but less than 200 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia, tampering with physical evidence, fleeing, driving on a suspended license, running a stop sign and possession of marijuana. He was being held Tuesday at the Craighead County Detention Center in lieu of a probable cause hearing.

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Lakhimpur Kheri Live Updates: Ashish Misra’s interrogation continues, police seize his mobile for investigation


Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Misra’s son Ashish Misra, who allegedly ran his car over protesting farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri last week, has time till 11 am on Saturday to appear before UP Police. The UP government informed the Supreme Court that if he fails to appear on Saturday, an arrest warrant will be sought.

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UK police vow to review any new phone hack evidence against Dubai ruler


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British police on Tuesday promised to review any new evidence of phone hacking linked to Dubai’s billionaire ruler, after a London court said he had authorised the use of spyware against his ex-wife and her legal team.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum approved the use of Pegasus software against Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein during their bitter child custody battle in the British capital, the High Court said.

The developments are potentially damaging for the 72-year-old sheikh, who is also vice president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates, and Britain’s royal family.

Dubai is a key UK ally in the Gulf while Sheikh Mohammed, owner of the Godolphin stables, shares a passion for racehorses with Queen Elizabeth II and the pair have often been photographed together at meetings.

The High Court said he gave his “express or implied authority” for the phones of 47-year-old Princess Haya and others to be hacked with the software, which is only available to governments.

Judge Andrew McFarlane said the sheikh was “prepared to use the arm of the state to achieve what he regards as right”, noting the surveillance of at least six phones was attempted.

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London’s Metropolitan Police said specialist detectives launched an investigation last year into “multiple allegations of crime(s)”.

They included “unauthorised access and interception of digital devices and offences contrary to the Computer Misuse Act relating to six complainants”.

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Officers spent five months conducting “significant” inquiries and collaborating with law enforcement partners, but the probe was closed in February.

“All lines of inquiry were explored as far as possible,” the Met said, noting that at the time there were “no further investigative opportunities”.

“We will of course review any new information or evidence which comes to light in connection with these allegations,” it added.

Princess Haya’s lawyer Fiona Shackleton, a baroness and member of the upper chamber of parliament — the House of Lords — for the…

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U of I police taking proactive steps to prevent gun violence in campus areas | Top Stories


CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) – University of Illinois police said gun violence increased off campus during the 2020-21 school year in a report detailing the events of the year. 

U of I Police Chief Alice Cary said there were no gun violence incidents on campus property, but noted police realize the campus area is “not immune to off-campus issues.” She said police are taking proactive steps to prevent violence on campus, such as increased patrols and looking at technological tools, such as mobile security cameras. 

“Our students and community members should notice an increase in visible police patrols in areas of Campustown that may be more likely to be impacted by violent crime,” Cary said. 

There were few students and staff on campus in the 2020-21 year, police said, so calls for service were down by over 37 percent from the 2018-19 year, which was the last time students were on the U of I campus for the full academic year. 

There were only four alcohol-related citations for the entire 2020-21 year, police said in the Year in Review report, and all of them were for illegal transportation of liquor. In three of the four cases, the driver was also taken into custody for driving under the influence of alcohol. 

No underage drinking or possession citations were issued in 2020-21, U of I police said. 

Click here to see the entire year in review report from police. 

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