Mom: Her son strangled her, “house destroyed” | News

JONESBORO — A 45-year-old Jonesboro woman told police Friday morning that her 15-year-old son strangled her and “destroyed the house” in the 700 block of West Jefferson Avenue.

The victim said the boy got angry when she refused to give him $40.

She said the boy grabbed her by the neck and threw her into a chair.

The boy left before the police arrived.

Shirley Krech, 47, of Gosnell, was killed at 9:30 p.m. Friday at the intersection of 21st and Marguerite streets in Blytheville when she was struck by a Chevrolet Tahoe, according to Arkansas State Police.

A 56-year-old Mountain Home woman told Craighead County Sheriff’s deputies on Saturday that someone broke into a mobile home she owned and stole several items from the Block 400 of Craighead Road 361. The items were valued at $1,700.

A 47-year-old Leachville man told deputies on Saturday that several items were stolen from a home belonging to his mother in the Block 200 of Craighead Road 831 in Black Oak. Taken were catalytic converters, a sewing machine, a washing machine, a three-wheeler, a generator, three televisions, a trailer and a wedding dress. The total amount of the items is listed as $8,100.

NEA Creative Concrete reported that a trailer was broken into and construction tools and equipment were stolen in the 1600 block of Duncan Road. The total amount of items taken is $5,000.

A 31-year-old Jonesboro man told police Sunday morning that someone broke into his vehicle and stole items in the 1800 block of Aggie Road. A Ruger 9mm handgun and an unknown amount of cash were stolen.

An 18-year-old Jonesboro woman told police her 32-year-old boyfriend assaulted her on Saturday morning in the 1800 block of Kendal Street. Police said the victim suffered bruising and lacerations to his face and a tuft of hair was torn from his scalp.

A 45-year-old Jonesboro man reported his 2017 Ford Explorer was stolen from his driveway on Saturday morning in the 1000 block of Hester Street. The vehicle is valued at $27,000.

Police arrested Gloria Chambers, 34, of the 200 block of Lamesa Street on Friday at Walmart, 1911 W. Parker Road on suspicion of shoplifting, possession of methamphetamine or cocaine less than 2 grams, possession of a Schedule I or II drug not less than 2 grams of methamphetamine or cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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