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ASP LIEUTENANT BOBBY BROWN GRADUATES FROM FBI NATIONAL ACADEMY

June 12, 2024 On Thursday, June 6, 2024, ASP Lieutenant Bobby Brown graduated as a member of the 290th session of the FBI National Academy. The graduation took place at the National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Internationally known for its academic excellence, the National Academy offers 10 weeks of advanced communication, leadership, and fitness training.

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ARKANSAS STATE POLICE CID INVESTIGATING FRANKLIN COUNTY DEATH

June 11, 2024 ALTUS, Ark. — On Monday, June 10, 2024, the Altus Police Department (APD) requested assistance from the Arkansas State Police (ASP) Criminal Investigation Division (CID) with a death investigation. APD was notified that Christina Steffen, 35, was discovered unresponsive in her home. When APD arrived, they found Steffen deceased. The Franklin County

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MARIANNA COUPLE ARRESTED IN LEE COUNTY HOMICIDE

June 9, 2024 MARIANNA, Ark. — A Marianna couple has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with the May death of a 30-year-old Lexa woman. The Arkansas State Police’s (ASP) Criminal Investigation Division arrested Dodge Pinegar, 24, and Shadee Edgin, 30, on June 7, 2024, in the death of Ashley Monroe, 30, of Lexa.

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SPECIAL OPERATION NETS 42 ARRESTS FOR CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN

June 7, 2024 As the school year ended and summer activities kicked off, Arkansas State Police (ASP) ramped up efforts to identify and stop sexual predators during a special Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Division operation called Operation Cyber Highway Safety Check. “Unfortunately, children are often alone and most vulnerable during the summer,” said ASP

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ARKANSAS AND FEMA OPEN DISASTER RECOVERY CENTER IN BENTON COUNTY

June 5, 2024 NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open on Thursday, June 6, in Bentonville to assist individuals who were affected by the severe storm system that passed through the state on Memorial Day weekend. The center is located at the Northwest Arkansas Community College in the Becky Paneitz Student

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UPDATE TO STORM-RELATED DEATH COUNT

May 31, 2024 NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The number of fatalities attributed to last weekend’s severe weather event has increased to 10, based on updated information received from local counties. These fatalities are either directly or indirectly linked to the hazardous conditions that were produced by the storm system that occurred on Memorial Day

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ASP CID INVESTIGATING DEATHS OF TWO PEOPLE IN HOT SPRING COUNTY

May 31, 2024 ROCKPORT, Ark. – The Arkansas State Police (ASP) Criminal Investigation Division (CID) and Rockport Police Department (RPD) are investigating the deaths of a man and woman that occurred on the evening of Tuesday, May 28, 2024, in the city of Rockport, located in Hot Spring County. Shortly before 5:30 p.m., RPD received

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