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.
A Madison County jury last week took 10 minutes to find a Berryville woman guilty of felony possession of methamphetamine and 10 minutes to sentence her to six years in the Arkansas Department of Correction after she refused an offer of probation and an expunged record from the prosecuting attorney’s office.
The following felony cases were resolved in Madison County Circuit Court during the month of August.
At a hearing last week, Hindsville resident Brennen Cline Machacek was sentenced to a year of probation and ordered to pay $10 special assessment and $500 restitution for his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Brennen Cline Machacek, of Hindsville, is asking a court to allow him to serve his sentence through community service and probation after he pled guilty to a misdemeanor count of parading, demonstrating or picketing a government building on Jan. 6, 2021.
An Elkins man facing numerous Madison County charges, including third-degree domestic battery, kidnapping and fleeing, bonded out of the Carroll County Jail Aug. 30 only to be arrested again in a separate incident one day later.
Daniel Goodman, 33, of Elkins was arrested Sunday on multiple charges out of Washington County after a standoff in Wesley that involved Madison County Sheriff’s deputies assisting.
The following felony cases were resolved in Madison County Circuit Court during the month of July.
Madison County Sheriff’s Office personnel on Saturday were involved in a high-speed chase that began in the Huntsville area, then went to the Marble-Kingston area, with the suspect eluding capture.
Two local murder suspects had their trials last week continued until October, according to paperwork filed in the Madison County Circuit Court.
A unique relationship has begun to flourish between those in the Madison County Drug Court and the Open Arms Pantry and Pregnancy Center in Huntsville. Eventually, those in the drug court will be selling flowers and vegetables they planted and grew themselves.
An alternative sentencing residential facility located two miles outside Huntsville opened three weeks ago by organizer and Huntsville resident Nick Robbins, who says the facility will provide services to low-level offenders.
Jerry Smith, left, and Tim Smith with Smith-Doyle in Memphis, Tenn., put up a sign at the new location of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office and jail.
A Madison County Circuit Court jury on Tuesday convicted an Elkins man of raping his adopted daughter and sentenced the man to 10 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction.