JONESBORO – Lowes reported to Jonesboro Police on Friday that an employee intentionally made no purchases and two suspects walked away with $ 50,000 in building materials.
Tony Caldwell of Georgia, regional manager of investigations for Lowes and store loss prevention officer at Jonesboro Lowes, gave statements to police about the theft.
Two male suspects are listed as being between 35 and 46 years old.
The investigation is continuing.
Additionally, Jonesboro Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at around 8:15 p.m. on Monday at Valero gas station at 3224 South Caraway Road.
The suspect robbed the store with a gun. No injuries were reported. The suspect fled the scene with about $ 1,000 in cash, according to a police report.
CID is investigating the theft. Anyone with information is encouraged to call JPD at 935-5657.
A 5-year-old boy was sanctioned by school officials Monday morning after bringing a 9mm magazine with nine cartridges inside to the Kindergarten Center, 618 W. Nettleton Ave. Dr William Cheatham, deputy superintendent of Jonesboro Public Schools, said when the boy noticed the magazine in his backpack, he immediately turned it into his teacher. A school resource manager later spoke with the boy’s mother.
A 36-year-old woman from Jonesboro reported on Monday afternoon that someone shot at her residence while people were inside in the 4000 block from Griggs Avenue.
Police arrested Brittany Lea Brumley, 31, 120 Monroe, Keizer, Monday morning after a report of a shoplifter at Walmart at 1911 W. Parker Road. Brumley is suspected of possession of methamphetamine or cocaine less than 2 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia, shoplifting and three out-of-town arrest warrants.
Police arrested Keith A. Peel, 53, of 405 Melrose St., and Cesar Islas, 43, of 2105 Rockwood Cove, early Tuesday morning after a traffic stop at the intersection of Haven Street and West Nettleton Avenue. Both men are suspected of possession of methamphetamine or cocaine weighing less than 2 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with physical evidence.
Police arrested Haley Cofield, 40, of 405 Bradley Street, Monday afternoon following a traffic stop at the intersection of Dan Avenue and Lacy Drive. Cofield is detained for possession of methamphetamine or cocaine weighing less than 2 grams.
A 58-year-old woman from Jonesboro told police someone shot at her vehicle and apartment on Friday in the 1700 block from Arch Street. Police believe at least 11 shots were fired during the incident.
A 41-year-old Jonesboro man told police he had a 9mm handgun pointed at him on Sunday afternoon and was robbed of $ 100 at the intersection of Front and Bridge streets. The victim said there were three suspects involved in the incident.
A 44-year-old Jonesboro man reported that he was physically assaulted on Sunday morning in the 2400 block from East Matthews Avenue.
A 27-year-old woman from Jonesboro and a 32-year-old man from Forrest City reported that two suspects hit the woman’s vehicle, then called the victims and threatened to kill them and her unborn child. The incident happened on Saturday morning on Rue du Front. The suspects are listed as a 20-year-old Jonesboro woman and a 34-year-old Jonesboro man.
A Security and Compliance Bureau internal affairs investigator told Jonesboro Police last week that a suspect was using funds from the Arkansas Rent Relief Program buy narcotics and fentanyl. No arrests were made.
A 21-year-old Jonesboro man told police someone knocked down a wall and stole items on Friday in the 1600 block from West Matthews Avenue. Items totaling $ 5,400 were taken.
A 35-year-old Jonesboro man told Craighead County MPs Tuesday morning that someone broke into his vehicle and stole a wallet containing $ 200 in the 200 block from Craighead Road 335.
A 67-year-old Jonesboro man reported that a trailer was stolen on Saturday morning in the 1400 block from South Caraway Road. The trailer is valued at $ 2,000.
A 21-year-old Jonesboro man reported that someone stole money from an empty apartment last week in the 2000 block from Cedar Heights Drive. The total value of the items taken is $ 1,785.
A 38-year-old Jonesboro man told police last week that someone had entered a structure in the 2100 Cotton Street block. Two vehicles, two motorcycles and a hot tub were stolen with a total value of $ 15,800.
A 27-year-old Jonesboro man reported to sheriff’s deputies someone broke into his vehicle on Tuesday morning in the 100 block from Craighead Road 303 and stole $ 200 in cash.