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ASPC APPROVES CANDIDATE FOR SERGEANT PROMOTION

APRIL 8, 2021 The Arkansas State Police Commission has approved the promotion of Corporal Roy Moomey to the rank of sergeant.  The recommendation for promotion was presented by Colonel Bill Bryant, Director of the Arkansas State Police, during a regular monthly meeting of the commission at Little Rock today. Sergeant Moomey, 46, of Crawford County,

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ARMED FUGITIVE SURRENDERS TO TROOPERS IN HIGHWAY STAND-OFF

APRIL 8, 2021 Flores Reynaldo, 33, of Progreso, Texas was arrested by Arkansas State Troopers this afternoon following a five hour stand-off with law enforcement officers near Hope.  Reynaldo is charged with aggravated assault and is being held at the Hempstead County Detention Center. State troopers were called to the Arkansas Department of Transportation weight

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DISTRACTED DRIVING IS A KILLER: LAW ENFORCEMENT OPERATION SET TO REMIND DRIVERS: U DRIVE. U TEXT. U PAY

APRIL 1, 2021 Distracted driving is on the rise and leaving a deadly wake across the nation’s roads and highways.  Beginning next week Arkansas law enforcement officers will join other police and sheriff’s authorities across the nation to stop drivers who exhibit the telltale signs of driving while distracted. This nationwide stepped-up enforcement operation begins

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MISSOURI SUSPECT WOUNDED BY POLICE IN MOUNTAIN HOME INCIDENT

MARCH 31, 2021  A man wanted by Missouri law enforcement officers was shot and wounded by a Mountain Home police officer late yesterday (Tuesday, March 30th) after the suspect is said to have pointed a gun and fired at a bail bondsman.  The incident occurred outside two Mountain Home businesses in the 800 block of

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Five States Join Forces to Caution Against Excessive Speeding

Enduring the year of COVID-19 has proven to be the fastest year on the highways in recent memory MARCH 12, 2021 Five neighboring statewide law enforcement agencies are sending a unified message urging drivers to slow down.  The warning follows a year best described by highway patrol troopers in each state reporting excessive highway speeding

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PROMOTIONS APPROVED: CID MAJOR & HIGHWAY PATROL SERGEANT SLOTS FILLED

MARCH 11, 2021 The Arkansas State Police Commission, during a meeting today, approved three promotion recommendations presented for consideration by Colonel Bill Bryant, state police director. Captain David Lafferty, 60, of Garland County was promoted to major and will assume the senior command rank within the Criminal Investigation Division.  The division is comprised of six

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STATE POLICE ARREST MOUNTAIN HOME MAN ON INTERNET STALKING CHARGE

MARCH 4, 2021 The Arkansas State Police is continuing its investigation of a Mountain Home man following his arrest earlier today.  Special Agents of the state police Criminal Investigation Division arrested Michael Adam Johnson, 35, after he is alleged to have set-up a meeting with a 14 year-old Missouri boy to engage in sexual activity.

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ATTEMPTED CAPITAL MURDER WARRANT SOUGHT FOLLOWING STATE POLICE PURSUIT

MARCH 4, 2021 A Faulkner County man was arrested last night (Wednesday, March 3rd) after fleeing from Arkansas State Police early Wednesday morning.  Joey James Staley is expected to be formally charged later today. A state police Highway Patrol Division trooper attempted to make a traffic stop about 7:30 AM yesterday south of Conway near

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