Shooting & Carjacking Arrests

Jake Brown

On Wednesday morning just after 8:15am, the White County Sheriff’s Department responded to the area of Old Kensett Road and Whitney Lane in regard to man who claimed that he had been shot and his vehicle stolen.

Upon arrival, deputies found 37-year old Jeffrey Burton, of Heber Springs, with a suspected gunshot wound to his head.

Burton telling authorities he picked up a female he knew as 21-year old Crissa Miller, of Judsonia, and gave her and her friend a ride. Burton went on to say that Millers friend shot him in the head and then they took his vehicle.

The vehicle was located at a residence in Jackson County, just North of Bradford and a perimeter was set up so that a search team could be assembled.

With the help of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Arkansas State Police, Arkansas Department of Corrections K-9 tracking team, and multiple jurisdictions, both Miller and 24-year old Jake Brown, of Bradford, were located and arrested.

Brown has been charged with Criminal Attempt to Commit Capital Murder, Aggravated Robbery and being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

Miller was arrested and charged with Conspiracy to Commit Capital Murder, Aggravated Robbery and multiple felony warrants.

Both, Brown and Miller, will appear before the Circuit Court on September 6, 2019 at which time a bond will be set. Their court date is set for November 5, 2019 at 9:00 am.

Crissa Miller
Crissa Miller

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