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Roberts Back in Court on 18th Anniversary of Murder

BY MELANIE BUCK – On the 18th anniversary of her death, Andi Brewer’s family found themselves back in Polk County Circuit Court watching a post-conviction relief hearing for her convicted rapist and murderer, Karl Roberts. Roberts’ defense team continues to seek relief for him arguing ‘ineffective counsel’ in the latest legal maneuvering that has spanned almost two decades and in ...

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Fox Pleads Guilty in Court Wednesday

BY MELANIE BUCK – Jessica M. Fox pled guilty and was sentenced in Polk County Circuit Court on Wednesday for two counts of Introduction of Controlled Substance into the Body of Another Person. Her sentence was handed down by Judge Jerry Ryan who set each count to run concurrent, and totaled 20 years in the Arkansas Department of Corrections. Fox ...

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Ryan Announces Candidacy for Circuit Judge

Attorney and District Judge Jerry Ryan, of Mena, has announced his candidacy for Circuit Judge for the 18th West Judicial Circuit, which includes jurisdiction in Polk and Montgomery Counties. The election for this position will be held on May 20, 2014, and the position is for a six-year term as determined by Amendment 80 of the Arkansas Constitution. It will ...

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