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CLICK IT OR TICKET: RAMPED-UP ENFORCEMENT OF SEAT BELT LAW SET FOR THANKSGIVING WEEK

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT: ARKANSAS STATE POLICE HIGHWAY SAFETY OFFICE BRIDGET WHITE – (501) 618-8356 NOVEMBER 14, 2022 Arkansas law enforcement officers plan to bolster their patrol assignments aimed at violators who are not buckled-up while traveling on local streets and state highways during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday period. State troopers, local police and sheriff’s deputies

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SEVIER COUNTY TROOPER PROMOTED TO SERGEANT

NOVEMBER 10, 2022 The Arkansas State Police Commission has approved the promotion of Corporal James D. Jones to the rank of sergeant.  The recommendation for promotion was presented by Colonel Bill Bryant, director of the state police, to commissioners today during a regular monthly meeting. Sergeant Jones, 41, of Sevier County is a 17 year

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WEST MEMPHIS MAN DIES AFTER SHOOTING INCIDENT ON I-40

NOVEMBER 8, 2022 Yasmon Lewis, 21, of West Memphis, died at a Memphis hospital last night after being shot by a passing motorist on Interstate 40 (westbound) near Mound City Road (280 mile marker).  The shooting incident was reported to Arkansas State Police shortly before 10:30 last night (November 7th). Lewis is believed to have

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SUSPECT KILLED IN GUNFIRE EXCHANGE WITH STATE POLICE

NOVEMBER 1, 2022 Eugene Elliot Reed, 69, was shot and killed during an exchange of gunfire with Arkansas State Troopers early today.  No state troopers were injured during the prolonged armed stand-off at Reed’s home located at 4690 Hollyridge Cove in Sherwood. The stand-off around the home began at 9:42 AM Monday (October 31st) when

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ASP/CID INVESTIGATION LEADS TO ARREST IN BRINKLEY HOMICIDE

OCTOBER 30, 2022 A 73 year old Brinkley woman found dead in her apartment late Friday (October 28th) is believed to be the victim of a homicide and Arkansas State Police Special Agents have arrested a local homeless man on charges of capital murder, aggravated robbery and burglary. Brinkley police officers were dispatched to the

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INVESTIGATION OF OFFICER INVOLVED
SHOOTING AT PINE BLUFF CONTINUING

  The Arkansas State Police is continuing today with an investigation into an officer involved shooting incident that occurred shortly after 4 PM yesterday (*October 26th) outside a Pine Bluff business located at 2809 Camden Road.   Pine Bluff Police Department authorities requested state police special agents assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division lead the

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STATE POLICE CID OPEN INVESTIGATION OF DOWNTOWN STUTTGART HOMICIDE

OCTOBER 16, 2022 The body of a 27 year-old Stuttgart man was found in a downtown alleyway by local police officers shortly after 9 AM today.  Dalton Smith was pronounced dead at a resident behind 1108 South Grand Street. Stuttgart authorities have requested the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation take charge of the case.  Special

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BENTON COUNTY OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING INVESTIGATED BY ASP/CID

OCTOBER 16, 2022 The Arkansas State Police has been requested by Benton County Sheriff’s Department authorities to investigate an officer involved shooting which claimed the life of Nelson Amos, 71, of the Decatur community. Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 22891 Falling Springs Road shortly before noon yesterday (October 15th) after a resident reported hearing

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LIFE SAVING REMINDER:
U DRIVE, YOU TEXT, YOU PAY

OCTOBER 14, 2022 Typing or reading cellular telephone messages while driving is risky business.  Anyone doing it could be stopped by police and issued a violator citation.  Worse, someone could die in a vehicle crash because a driver was distracted and thought a text message was more important than a life. Beginning next week (October

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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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