Arrests made in Rogers dart shootings
17-year-old to be charged as adult
Posted: October 2, 2012 at 11 a.m.
Updated: October 2, 2012 at 4:37 p.m.
Two teenagers were arrested Monday in connection with blowdart attacks on women in Rogers, according to a news release from the Rogers Police Department.
Jeremy Robert Hendrix, 18, and William Goines, 17, both of Rogers, were arrested in connection with three counts of felony third-degree battery and two counts of misdemeanor third-degree battery, according to the news release.
They were being held Tuesday afternoon in Benton County Jail in lieu of $30,000 bonds. Goines will be charged as an adult, the news release stated.
A 19-year-old woman reported being shot in the neck with a blowdart outside a residence on Sept. 21. A 21-year-old woman was shot in the back with a dart in a parking lot on Sept. 26.
Hendrix and Goines were also arrested in connection with shooting a man with a paintball gun, the news release stated, although it is unclear which charges are connected with which incidents.
Investigators searching the residences of Hendrix and Goines found a blowgun, according to the news release.