ASP News Releases

SHARP COUNTY OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING TO BE INVESTIGATED BY ASP

March 22, 2019

The Sharp County Sheriff’s Department has requested the Arkansas State Police to investigate an officer involved shooting that occurred earlier today.

     Jesse Hope, 19, of Ash Flat, was wounded by a Hardy Police Officer after the vehicle …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE ASKED TO INVESTIGATE AUGUSTA USE OF FORCE DEATH

March 21, 2019

  Local authorities in Augusta have requested the Arkansas State Police to investigate the death of Quinton Laird, 38, who died this morning at a Searcy hospital.

  Augusta police officers were called to 601 Hough Street sometime after 3 AM …   - Read More >


ARREST IN HIT & RUN CASE

March 19, 2019

  Katley Amanda Johnson, 24, of Star City, has been arrested by Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division.  She is charged in connection with a motor vehicle hit and run incident at Monticello Saturday night …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING HIT & RUN INCIDENT INVOLVING OKLAHOMA BASEBALL PLAYER

March 17, 2019

   Joseph D. Cerda, Jr., 20, of San Antonio, Texas was seriously injured in Monticello last night (Saturday, March 16, 2019) when he was struck by what has been described as a “dark color car” traveling north along U.S. Highway 425.  Cerda …   - Read More >


SERGEANT PROMOTION APPROVED BY COMMISSION

February 14, 2019

    Arkansas State Police Corporal Frank McMillion, 48, of St. Francis County, was promoted to the rank of sergeant today.

    The Arkansas State Police Commission approved the recommendation of Colonel Bill Bryant, state police director, to …   - Read More >


JUDSONIA OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING UNDER INVESTIGATION

January 26, 2019

  A law enforcement officer involved shooting is under investigation arising out of an incident that occurred in White County shortly before 5 PM yesterday (Friday, January 25th).

  Matthew Garrett, 24, of Judsonia, was wounded by gunfire …   - Read More >


SOUTH CAROLINA COUPLE IDENTIFIED IN WEST MEMPHIS OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

January 19, 2019

  Megan Brooke Rivera, 32, and De’Angelo Jamar Brown, 30, both of Lancaster, South Carolina have been identified as the two individuals who died in a West Memphis, Arkansas officer involved shooting earlier this week (January 16th).

  The …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE COMMISSION APPROVES PROMOTIONS

January 10, 2019

  Sergeant David Williams, 45, of Prairie County was promoted to the rank of lieutenant today during a regular monthly meeting of the Arkansas State Police Commission.  He will assume new duties as assistant commander of Arkansas State …   - Read More >


PERRYVILLE DISTURBANCE ENDS IN HOMICIDES; ARKANSAS STATE POLICE CID INVESTIGATING

January 06, 2019

  Perryville Police Officers have asked the Arkansas State Police to investigate the homicides of a man and woman who died following a domestic disturbance last night (Saturday, January 5, 2019).

  A Perryville police officer responded at …   - Read More >


TROOPER INJURED IN HIGHWAY CRASH

January 03, 2019

  An Arkansas State Trooper has been hospitalized from injuries he sustained in a single-vehicle motor vehicle crash in southwest Arkansas at approximately 12:50 PM today (Thursday, January 3, 2018).

 Corporal Clayton McWilliams, 32, of …   - Read More >