North Little Rock Police investigating fatal stabbing
On Monday, at approximately 10:09 p.m. North Little Rock Police officers responded to 2900 East 2nd St. in regards to a stabbing. Officers arrived on scene and found a victim, later identified as Jada Young, 40, of North Little Rock lying in the front yard with apparent stab wounds. She was transported to UAMS by MEMS where she was later pronounced deceased from multiple stab wounds.
The North Little Rock Investigations Division responded to the scene and interviewed several witnesses. The suspect, Johnny Davis, 56, of North Little Rock had fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival. Davis was later located in the area of 3000 E. Lincoln St. with blood on his clothing.
Davis was transported to the Detective Division for interview. Davis was charged with first-degree murder and transported to the Pulaski County Regional Detention Facility.
Rhonda VanPelt, 48, told police someone robbed her at 2800 E. Broadway St. where someone stole $550 in cash, a $100 cell phone, $40 in clothes and a $5 flashlight.
John Rogers, 34, told police someone robbed him at 1800 Allen St. where he had stolen $200 in cash and his $20 wallet.
Jennifer Wolfe, 36, told police someone used a handgun when she was robbed at 415 Main St. where someone stole her $600
Madison Guillermina, 911 N. Cypress St., said someone caused $150 of damage to her back door and $50 to the front door when someone broke in and upon entry stole a $350 cell phone, $130 cell phone, and $1,300 in cash.
Rosilyn Williams, 222 College Park Circle, said someone broke into her home and stole a $50 window air conditioning unit, $150 Apple iPhone 4, and $20 in change.
Mariana Contreras, 1120 W. 24th St., said someone broke into her home and stole two televisions worth $1,300. No damage was reported.
Henrietta Flowers, 315 W. H Ave., said someone broke into her home and stole a $500 mountain bike, $150 DVR, $300 necklace, and a laundry basket holding $100 of towels.
The University of Arkansas, 2809 Earnes Road, reported a portion of the college’s fence was cut, causing $20 of damage. Nothing was reported stolen.
Maria Jones, 707 Blossom Road, said a $50 window pane was broken when someone gained access to her home and upon entrance stole a $600 22-inch flat screen television, $200 video game console and $500 laptop computer.
Ashley Glass, 1321 W. 11th St., said a $200 48-inch flat screen television was stolen.
First Baptist Church, 811 S. A Jones Drive, said $100 of damage was done to the structure with the use of a sledge hammer when someone broke in and stole $400 worth of electronic equipment.
Christopher Stroud, 3401 Bunker Hill Road, said someone broke into her home and stole two $150 cell phones.