Crime

A local murder suspect has had a new trial date set, according to Fourth Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Matt Durrett.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant for stolen property at a residence off Highway 127 in the Aurora area, resulting in two arrests and the recovery of numerous stolen items.

Circuit court cases resolved in the month of January.

An Elkins woman was arrested Thursday night at a Madison County residence when the Madison County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant issued by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at the home.

A Witter man was arrested by Madison County Sheriff’s deputies after he brandished a hammer at them, Sheriff Ronnie Boyd said.

A Hindsville man was arrested on Jan. 3 at the site of a controlled burn that appeared to be out of control, Madison County Sheriff Ronnie Boyd said.

A local murder suspect has had a new trial date set for later this year, Fourth Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Matt Durrett said Tuesday.

Cases that were resolved in Madison County Circuit Court in December.

A Missouri woman was arrested on numerous charges Saturday afternoon in Madison County after a chase on Highway 412 that sometimes reached upward of 65 miles per hour.

A Fayetteville man led a Madison County Sheriff’s deputy as well as the Arkansas State Police on a high-speed chase from Highway 23 North in Madison County through Eureka Springs into Berryville Saturday night.

A local murder suspect had his trial continued last week, according to paper work filed in the Madison County Circuit Court.

After nearly 33 years, Rick Allen Headley, 48, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in Fulton County Circuit Court on Monday, Dec. 11, 2023, in the 1991 death of Sabrina Underwood. 

The following felony cases were resolved in Madison County Circuit Court during the month of November.

A De Queen man accused of killing three family members in 2021 south of Wesley has had his trial postponed until April 22 after it was disclosed that the alleged gun used in the murders was found by a farmer near Conway.

A De Queen man accused of killing three family members in 2021 south of Wesley is scheduled to stand trial beginning Monday in Madison County Circuit Court in Huntsville.

The following felony cases were resolved in Madison County Circuit Court during the month of September.

Editor’s Note: This article is from newspaper articles about the crime from 1991, that included interviews with Sabrina’s mother, as well as court documents related to the arrest and the former arrest of the alleged killer that put him behind bars for life without parole in 2019 in another murder.

On Tuesday, Oct. 17, Arkansas State Police charged Rick Allen Headley, a 48-year-old inmate at the Varner Maximum Security Unit, with first-degree murder in the 1991 Fulton County death of 19-year-old Sabrina Underwood of Huntsville. 

Two local murder suspects had their trials continued last week, according to paperwork filed in the Madison County Circuit Court.

A Huntsville man was arrested last week at the Madison County Probation Office and found with quantities of methamphetamine both in his possession and at his residence, where another man was also taken into custody.

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