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INDEPENDENCE COUNTY DEPUTIES REQUEST ASP/CID ASSISTANCE IN HOMICIDE CASE

JANUARY 26, 2021 Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division have responded to a call from Independence County Sheriff’s Deputies requesting assistance in a murder investigation that local authorities initiated yesterday (Monday, January 25th). The body of Adam Lowery, 30, was discovered inside a residence at 1320 Rounds Road, east of Batesville. 

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ASP/CID AGENTS ASSIGNED TO SUSPECTED SCOTT COUNTY HOMICIDE

JANUARY 23, 2021 Arkansas State Police Special Agents are investigating an apparent homicide reported to the Scott County Sheriff’s Department earlier today. A resident at 1091 Ross Creek Road south of Waldron contacted the sheriff’s department at 4:10 AM to report hearing gunshots.  On their arrival outside the home, deputies found a deceased female sitting

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JOHNSON COUNTY SHOOTING INCIDENT UNDER ASP INVESTIGATION

JANUARY 22, 2021 The Arkansas State Police is investigating an officer involved shooting incident that occurred in the Knoxville community south of Clarksville about 11:20 AM today. Johnson County sheriff’s deputies had been searching for Randal Schabell, 23, of Knoxville after receiving reports of vehicle tires being slashed by an individual believed to be Schabell.

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STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

JANUARY 19, 2021 The Arkansas State Police is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred in Perry County earlier today.  Robert Laudell Bull, 55, a resident of 736 Poe Farm Road, died at the scene.  No law enforcement officers were injured in the exchange of gunfire with Bull. Perry County law enforcement officers arrived at

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STATE TROOPER SUSTAINS INJURIES DURING FOOT CHASE OF SUSPECT

JANUARY 17, 2021    An Arkansas State Police sergeant sustained impaling injuries last night while pursuing a felony suspect.  Sergeant Nick Brown, a 15-year state police veteran, was hospitalized overnight and is expected to be released later today.    Shortly after 9 PM (Saturday, January 16th) Sergeant Brown, while on patrol in Little Rock along Interstate 30,

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PROMOTIONS APPROVED BY STATE POLICE COMMISSION

JANUARY 14, 2021 Arkansas State Police Lieutenant David Williams has been promoted to the rank captain and will assume troop commander duties of Highway Patrol Division, Troop E, headquartered at Pine Bluff.  Troop E encompasses Jefferson, Arkansas, Lincoln and Desha counties. The promotion was recommended by Colonel Bill Bryant, state police director, and approved by

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INDEPENDENCE COUNTY WOMAN KILLED IN OVERNIGHT HIT & RUN

The Arkansas State Police Highway Patrol Division is continuing its investigation of an overnight hit and run pedestrian death that occurred in Independence County along U.S. Highway 167 about 8:15 last night (Monday, December 28th). The body of Rita J. Brooks, 64, of 6220 North St. Louis, Batesville, was found near the east shoulder of

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HOMICIDE VICTIM FOUND ALONG FAYETTEVILLE I-49 EXIT RAMP

DECEMBER 27, 2020 A 27 year-old Conyers, Georgia woman was found dead along a Fayetteville exit ramp off Interstate 49 yesterday (December 26th).  Arkansas State Police Special Agents have identified the victim as Shaletian Robin Zetta Larry.  The case is being investigated as a homicide. State police received information about 3:53 PM Saturday of a

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DRIVER ARRESTED AS INVESTIGATION CONTINUES IN FIERY FATAL CRASH

DECEMBER 24, 2020 A Franklin County man was arrested yesterday (Wednesday, December 23rd) by Arkansas State Police in connection with an ongoing investigation of a fatality highway crash.  The crash occurred Wednesday morning in Franklin County at the 35 mile marker along Interstate 40. Douglas Darr, 43, of Ozark, is charged with leaving the scene

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DRIVE MERRY, BRIGHT, AND SOBER THIS HOLIDAY SEASON: DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER

DECEMBER 14, 2020 Additional Information Contact:Bridget White – ASP Highway Safety Office(501) 618-8356 bridget.white@asp.arkansas.gov Law enforcement agencies across Arkansas and the nation are prepared to launch a two-week long intensified enforcement plan aimed at drivers who choose to drive impaired.  In advance of the holiday travel period state troopers, local police, and sheriff’s deputies want

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