ASP News Releases

DEATH SCENE INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY IN LOGAN COUNTY

August 01, 2017

  The decomposed body of a female was discovered earlier today at 703 Delaware Bay Road northwest of Dardanelle near the Yell and Logan County line.

  A request was received this afternoon from authorities within the Logan County Sheriff’s …   - Read More >


TEEN DIES FOLLOWING OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING AT MARION

July 26, 2017

A teenager wounded outside an emergency shelter for juveniles yesterday (Tuesday, July 25, 2017) died at a Memphis hospital overnight.

The name of the juvenile will be released later today once the Arkansas State Police can confirm all …   - Read More >


SHOOTING OUTSIDE EMERGENCY JUVENILE SHELTER IN CRITTENDEN COUNTY UNDER INVESTIGATION

July 25, 2017

  A sixteen year old male was shot and critically wounded earlier tonight outside a Marion (Crittenden County) emergency shelter for juveniles located at 104 Cypress Avenue.

  Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal …   - Read More >


CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY ON NEW STATE POLICE WARREN HEADQUARTERS

July 19, 2017 (WARREN) – Governor Asa Hutchinson and commanders of the Arkansas State Police, along with state police commissioners, broke ground today signaling construction to begin on a new $2.8-million dollar troop headquarters. “Seventy-four …   - Read More >

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN SIX STATES READY TO CRACKDOWN ON SPEEDING VIOLATORS - ARKANSAS POLICE SAY, Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine

July 17, 2017

       Additional Information Contact:
ASP Highway Safety Office – Ann Whitehead
(501) 618-8133 –  ann.whitehead@asp.arkansas.gov

  (LITTLE ROCK) – Law enforcement authorities in Arkansas and in five other states will concentrate their …   - Read More >


CID MAJOR AMONG THREE PROMOTIONS APPROVED BY ASPC

July 13, 2017

  (LITTLE ROCK) – Captain Mark Hollingsworth, 56, of North Little Rock was promoted to the rank of major today.  He is a thirty-one year veteran of the Arkansas State Police.

  The nomination for promotion was presented for consideration to …   - Read More >


INVESTIGATION OF INTERSTATE 30 SHOOTING INCIDENT CONTINUES

June 28, 2017

  Arkansas State Troopers are continuing their work from overnight (Tuesday, June 27, 2017) in connection with a shooting incident that occurred in the area of Interstate 30 and the I-630 interchange.

  At approximately 7 PM Tiara Mitchell, …   - Read More >


ARKANSAS LAW ENFORCEMENT HAS UNIFIED MESSAGE FOR JULY 4th DRIVERS:  DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER

June 27, 2017

Additional Information Contact:

ASP Highway Safety Office – Ann Whitehead

(501) 618-8133 – ann.whitehead@asp.arkansas.gov

 

   (LITTLE ROCK) – The celebration of our nation’s birthday during the coming week will lead thousands of …   - Read More >


SUSPECT BEING HELD IN CONNECTION WITH NEWPORT POLICE OFFICER MURDER

June 13, 2017

  An eighteen year old suspect is being held in connection with the murder of Newport Police Lieutenant Patrick Weatherford.

  At approximately 6 PM yesterday (Monday, June 12, 2017) Newport Police received information reporting a vehicle …   - Read More >


NEWPORT POLICE OFFICER KILLED;  ASP INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY

June 12, 2017

  A Newport Police Officer was shot near Remmel Park late today (Monday, June 12, 2017).

  Lieutenant Patrick Weatherford, 41, of Newport died a short time later at a Newport hospital.  Weatherford was a fifteen year department veteran.

  …   - Read More >