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Unregistered sex offender charged

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Jody Shackelford

Staff Writer

Jeffrey Alan McGovern, 22, was charged April 2 with failure to register as a sex offender in Fulton County stemming from a 2005 incident.

He was sentenced by Fulton County Circuit Judge Tim Weaver to 30 days in the Fulton County Jail and 12 months probation. McGovern was also ordered to pay $750 in court cost and fees.

A warrant of arrest was filed against Roy Madison Hurst, 40, of Salem April 2 on charges of theft of property and residential burglary.

Fulton County Chief Deputy Tom Hanselman said in his report, on March 30 Hurst entered a residence on 9072 Byron Road through a window.

Hanselman went on to report, Hurst then took a coin collection with an appraised value of approximately $10,000. In addition, Hurst took a Craftsman rolling tool chest containing tools and then pawned the items for drug money, Hanselman said.

According to Hanselman, Hurst admitted to these crimes after being read his miranda rights. As of press time he is currently in the Fulton County Jail.

Benny W. Futrell, 61, of Brookland was charged with DWI, driving on a suspended license, careless driving, resisting arrest and having no seat belt following a one-vehicle accident April 12 north of Calico Rock on Highway 5. Futrell was booked into the Izard County Detention Facility with a bond of $5,200 which he posted April 13.

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