BY MELANIE BUCK –
Jonathan Bush, age 26 of Mena, pled guilty to Rape in Polk County Circuit Court on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 and was sentenced to 480 months in the Arkansas Department of Corrections by Polk County Circuit Judge Jerry Ryan.
Bush was originally arrested on February 2, 2016. Upon arraignment, his bond was set at $250,000. Unable to make bond, he has remained in the Polk County Detention Center since. He now awaits transport to the Arkansas Department of Corrections to serve out his sentence.