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ONE DEAD IN SHOOTING AT GOULD RESIDENCE, THREE OTHER WOUNDED

OCTOBER 3, 2022 A Gould woman died yesterday (Sunday, October 2nd) during a domestic disturbance and shooting incident at her home where three others were wounded.  Local authorities have requested the Arkansas State Police to investigate the incident that occurred shortly after 8 AM at 103 Pope Street. Willie Mae Sanders, 82, was pronounced dead

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INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY OF APPARENT MURDER-SUICIDE

SEPTEMBER 19, 2022 Two separate shooting incidents in Paris (Logan County) earlier today preliminarily appear to be connected as murder-suicide.  Local law enforcement authorities have asked the Arkansas State Police to investigate the incidents. About noontime Paris police officers responded to 1305 East Walnut Street and found George A. Poole, 22, an employee at a

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WOMAN’S BODY FOUND INSIDE FIRE SCENE AT MENA RESIDENCE

SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 Mena police and fire officials have requested the Arkansas State Police to investigate the death of a woman whose body was found inside a residence yesterday (Saturday, September 17th). The Mena Fire Department responded to the report of a residential fire at 407 1st Street about 1 PM.  While attempting to gain

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TWO SERGEANTS APPROVED
BY ASPC FOR PROMOTION

SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 Two state police sergeants received recommendations for promotion to the rank of lieutenant today during a meeting of the Arkansas State Police Commission.  The recommendations were presented by Colonel Bill Bryant, state police director, and approved by the commissioners. Special Agent Randall Murphy, 51, of Woodruff County, assigned to the Criminal Investigation

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MOTHER & CHILD WOUNDED IN MIDDAY LITTLE ROCK INTERSTATE SHOOTING INCIDENT

SEPTEMBER 8, 2022   Kenya Mitchell, 20, of Little Rock and her 2 year-old son were wounded by gunfire from a passing vehicle in the southbound lanes of Interstate 430 near Stagecoach Road about noon today.  Both were transported by ambulance to a local hospital with what were reported to be non-life threatening gunshot wounds.

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MURDER CHARGE FILED IN FRANKLIN COUNTY BODY CASE

AUGUST 24, 2022 Maurice Anthony Richardson, 60, of Fort Smith, was charged today with first degree murder in connection with the death of Tonia Tram Tran. Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police served the arrest warrant on Richardson at the Sebastian County Jail.  State police arrested Richardson on Saturday (August 20th) on theft charges

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STATE OPENS INVESTIGATION IN CRAWFORD COUNTY USE OF FORCE INCIDENT

AUGUST 21, 2022 The Arkansas State Police has opened an investigation into the use of force by two Crawford County sheriff’s deputies and a Mulberry police officer in the arrest of a South Carolina man.  The incident occurred about 10:40 AM today outside a Crawford County convenience store in Mulberry. The investigation was initiated at

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FRANKLIN COUNTY BODY FOUND EARLIER THIS MONTH IDENTIFIED

AUGUST 21, 2022 The body of a woman found August 10th south of Interstate 40 along Arkansas Highway 186 has been identified Tonia Tram Tran, 53, sustained multiple injuries and her body left on an abandoned driveway north of Altus (Franklin County).  She had moved to Fort Smith earlier this year and previously resided in

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TWO CHARGED IN CROSS COUNTY MISSING FUNDS CASE

AUGUST 19, 2022 Two Cross County women have been charged with multiple felonies stemming from an 11 month long Arkansas State Police criminal investigation.  Both women surrendered to the Cross County Sheriff’s Department earlier today. Ana Stewart, 35, of Wynne, a former district court clerk and former city police officer is charged with four counts

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