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Police reports 03/28/18

Arrests

The following arrests were made between March 16-22 in Newton County. This report is based on the daily jail blotter at the Newton County Jail and the Union Police Department.

Newton County Sheriff’s Department

• Brittany Lee, 24, disturbing the family peace



Janie Langham

Janie Langham, 92, passed away Friday, March 30, 2018, at her residence in Little Rock.

Visitation was held from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, April 1 at Newton County Funeral Home-North. Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 2 at Greenland Baptist Church in Little Rock.




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Four Newton County teenagers arrested in shooting, high-speed chase

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

Four Newton County teenagers are being held at the Lauderdale County Jail after being arrested after shooting at a Lauderdale County sheriff’s deputy and leading authorities on a high speed chase on Monday afternoon.

While no one was injured, shots were reportedly fired at a Lauderdale County deputy’s patrol car during the pursuit.









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City mourns loss of Gordon

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

The City of Union suffered a huge loss this weekend as longtime Union Municipal Judge and Board of Aldermen Attorney Rex Gordon Jr., passed away suddenly late Saturday night.

Newton County coroner Danny Shoemaker said Gordon died of a cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead just before midnight at Laird Hospital in Union.






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