Two arrested in Gentry for acts seldom considered crimes

Warrants were issued for a false report and for passing a school bus.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

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Police made two arrests last week for crimes people don’t often consider arrest-worthy offenses.

Josh Willis, 21, of Gentry, was arrested without incident in Gentry on Jan. 24 for filing a false police report on Dec. 15, 2010, when he went to the Siloam Springs Hospital for a puncture wound on his left shoulder.

According to Gentry Police reports, Willis claimed that while he was walking by the Gentry City Park, someone had jumped out from behind a tree and stabbed him in the shoulder.

When police later interviewed Willis about his account, Willis admitted that he was depressed, stabbed himself with his own knife and lied to get attention, according to police reports.

Willis was arrested on a ...

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