Former N.E. Arkansas lieutenant pleads guilty to theft charge

0
322

PARAGOULD, Ark. (AP) — A former sheriff’s lieutenant in northeast Arkansas faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to a federal theft charge.

Prosecutors say Allen Scott Pillow, 56, entered the guilty plea Monday. He’s accused of stealing more than $30,000 in a sting operation that was set up by the FBI.

According to court records, FBI agents set up a fake scene and asked Pillow to investigate after they received information that he might be abusing his role at the Greene County Sheriff’s Office.

The missing cash was later found in Pillow’s home. He’ll be sentenced at a later date.


Get up-to-date local and regional news along with the latest sports and weather every weekday morning by listening to Gary B. on Ozark Newsline, broadcast from the First Community Bank Newsroom on Arkansas 103.3. White River Now updates are also aired weekday mornings on 93 KZLEOutlaw 106.5, and Your FM 99.5. Have a news tip or event to promote? Email White River Now at news@whiterivernow.com. Be sure to like and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Add don’t forget to download the White River Now mobile app from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.

Leave a Reply