ASP News Releases

PIKE COUNTY MAN IDENTIFIED AS DRIVER IN BUS STOP HIGHWAY DEATH

October 29, 2014

  Dwight L. Moody, 88, of Delight (Pike County), has been identified as the driver of a vehicle that struck a student who had exited a Kirby School District bus earlier this week in Pike County.

  Jazmin Hernandez, 12, of Glenwood died at a …   - Read More >


SEARCH FOR PAROLE ABSCONDER ENDS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

October 25, 2014

 

  An Arkansas State Trooper on patrol duties in Pope County last night (Friday, October 24th, 8:35 PM) attempted to stop a passenger vehicle in Russellville along Arkansas Highway 7 (north).

  The driver, later identified as Bobby Shane …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES IN SEARCY COUNTY SHOOTING INCIDENT

October 17, 2014

  John T. Kolata, 75, of Searcy County is hospitalized at a Little Rock hospital along with a Searcy County Sheriff’s Deputy.  Both were wounded during an exchange of gunfire inside the Serenity Farm Bread store located in Leslie earlier …   - Read More >


COMMANDER OF STATE POLICE EXECUTIVE PROTECTION SECTION PROMOTED

October 09, 2014

  Lieutenant Mike Hagar, 41, of Conway was promoted to the rank of captain today during a meeting of the Arkansas State Police Commission.  The recommendation for promotion was presented to the commission by Colonel Stan Witt, Director of the …   - Read More >


UPDATE: BODY IDENTIFIED - STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING DEATH OF WOMAN FOUND ALONG I-40

September 24, 2014

UPDATED NEWS RELEASE AS OF SEPTEMBER 27, 2014

  The body of a woman found alongside Interstate 40 near Palestine earlier this week has been identified as Amy Darlene Bandy, age 35.

  A commercial truck driver notified Arkansas State Police …   - Read More >


ASP COLONEL WITT ANSWERS THE ALS “ICE BUCKET” CHALLENGE

August 25, 2014

  Colonel Stan Witt, Director of the Arkansas State Police, answered the the ALS “Ice Bucket” Challenge today and raised more than $1,000 in answering the challenge from Colonel Tracy Trott , Director of the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

  …   - Read More >


TWO DEAD IN SHOOTING AT ALEXANDER

August 23, 2014

  A Little Rock man and Alexander woman were fatally wounded last night when two individuals entered an Alexander residence and began shooting.

  Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police were contacted by Alexander police officers who …   - Read More >


BURROW: BRINKLEY MURDER SUSPECT IN CUSTODY

August 23, 2014

  Dustin Heath Burrow, 29, of Brinkley, charged with Capital Murder and Aggravated Robbery is in custody.

  Shortly after 4 AM (Central) today, Colorado Highway Patrol Troopers located an abandoned pick-up truck along Interstate 25 near Fort …   - Read More >

SEARCH UNDERWAY FOR MURDER SUSPECT IN MONROE COUNTY DEATH

August 22, 2014

  Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division are investigating the murder of a Monroe County man outside his home yesterday (Thursday, August 21st).

  The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department contacted State …   - Read More >


UPDATE: MOST ROADBLOCKS CLEARED - FREIGHT TRAIN COLLISION SHUTS DOWN U.S. 67 HIGHWAY TRAFFIC THROUGH HOXIE

August 17, 2014

As of 12:30 PM – Sunday, August 17th

  All roadblocks in and around Hoxie have been removed with the exception of Highway 67 south of Highway 63 and Highway 67 at the intersection with Highway 230.  Roadblocks at these two locations will …   - Read More >