2013 News Release Archives
MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED BY STATE TROOPERSDecember 30, 2013
Trevein Reed, 21, a suspect in a Dyersburg, Tennessee murder was arrested earlier today (December 30th) by Arkansas State Troopers along with officers of the Texarkana Police Department and deputies of the Hempstead County Sheriff’s … - Read More >
MISSISSIPPI FUGITIVES CAPTURED BY ARKANSAS TROOPERS AND U.S. MARSHALDecember 28, 2013
Two Mississippi fugitives were taken into custody this afternoon (December 28th) by Arkansas State Troopers and a U.S. Marshal.
Cody A. Eggemeyer, 26, and Michael D. Manis, 33, were arrested without incident about 3:15 PM outside the … - Read More >
STATE POLICE CID ARREST MILLER COUNTY TAX COLLECTORDecember 27, 2013
Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division have arrested Melissa Barnes, 45, of Texarkana. The arrest occurred on Thursday, December 26th) following an initial investigation that arose from a request … - Read More >
LONOKE COUNTY ARMED DOMESTIC DISTURBANCES LEAVES ONE DEADDecember 19, 2013
Special Agents assigned to the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a domestic disturbance which occurred in Lonoke County today that left one person dead and another wounded. The State Police … - Read More >
STATE & REGIONAL HIGHWAY SAFETY OFFICIALS LAUNCH HOLIDAY LAW ENFORCEMENT CAMPAIGNDecember 17, 2013
(LITTLE ROCK) – Officials of the Arkansas State Police Highway Safety Office and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced today the launch of a statewide public safety campaign intended to make Arkansas … - Read More >
ALABAMA FUGITIVE IDENTIFIED: DEATH INVESTIGATION CONTINUESDecember 09, 2013
Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division are continuing their investigation today in the death of Lindsey Scott Carter, 44, of Paint Rock, Alabama.
Based on preliminary witness statements, it’s … - Read More >
STATE POLICE INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY FOLLOWING PURSUIT OF SUSPECTED ALABAMA FUGITIVEDecember 08, 2013
An individual believed to be wanted in connection with an Alabama homicide investigation died this afternoon (Sunday, December 8, 2013) of what is preliminarily believed to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The shooting incident came at … - Read More >
STATE TROOPERS STAY BUSY ASSISTING MOTORISTS DURING INCLEMENT SNOW & ICE CONDITIONSDecember 06, 2013
(LITTLE ROCK) - State Troopers across Arkansas have spent most of last night and today assisting motorists who have been victims of snow or ice covered highways.
Most of the motor vehicle crashes involved simple single-vehicle … - Read More >
CLICK IT OR TICKET THIS THANKSGIVING: Motorists will be grateful if they buckle up this holiday seasonNovember 15, 2013
Additional Information Contact:
ASP Highway Safety Office – Ann Whitehead
(501) 618-8133 – firstname.lastname@example.org
(LITTLE ROCK) – Arkansas State Troopers are joining forces with other state and local law enforcement officers … - Read More >
STATE POLICE TROOP I COMMANDER NAMED; COMMISSION APPROVES SIX PROMOTIONSNovember 14, 2013
(LITTLE ROCK) – State Police Lieutenant Wesley Smithee, 42 of Harrison, has been promoted to the rank of captain and will assume new duties as commander of State Police Highway Patrol Division, Troop I headquartered at Harrison.
Captain … - Read More >
TRUMANN POLICE REQUEST INVESTIGATION OF OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTINGOctober 23, 2013
Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division have been requested by Trumann Police to conduct an investigation of an officer involved shooting incident that occurred yesterday (October 22, 2013).
Local … - Read More >
TROOP COMMANDER ASSIGNMENTS APPROVED; STATE POLICE COMMISSION APPROVES PROMOTIONSOctober 10, 2013
(LITTLE ROCK) – Two veteran Arkansas State Troopers have been given assignments to assume new duties as Highway Patrol Troop Commanders. The assignments were made by Colonel Stan Witt, Director of the Arkansas State Police and … - Read More >
WHITE COUNTY STAND-OFF ENDS IN EXCHANGE OF GUNFIRE BETWEEN SUSPECT & STATE POLICE SWATSeptember 17, 2013
At approximately 8 PM Monday (September 16th), local law enforcement personnel responded to a call for help from residents in a sub-division off State Highway 367 north of Judsonia (White County). The initial call reported a man who lived … - Read More >
HIGHWAY PATROL DIVISION COMMANDER IS NAMED - FIVE OTHER PROMOTIONS OK’D BY STATE POLICE COMMISSIONSeptember 12, 2013
(LITTLE ROCK) - Veteran State Police Highway Patrol Captain Mike Foster, 53, of Harrison has been promoted to the rank of major and will assume new duties as a Highway Patrol Division commander.
The promotion was one of six recommended … - Read More >
UNIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT SEARCH LEADS TO ARREST OF TONY PERRYAugust 16, 2013
Tony Perry, an Arkansas parolee and fugitive wanted by law enforcement was taken into custody last night (Thursday, August 15th) by Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division and U.S. Marshals.
State … - Read More >
LOW PROFILE STATE POLICE PATROL CARS DEPLOYED ACROSS ARKANSASAugust 14, 2013
(LITTLE ROCK) - The Arkansas State Police has deployed new enforcement tools designed to help State Troopers succeed in their mission to make Arkansas highways safer.
Twenty-four low profile patrol cars were assigned today to the … - Read More >
ARKANSAS LAW ENFORCEMENT READY FOR DWI & SEAT BELT VIOLATION CRACKDOWNAugust 12, 2013
(LITTLE ROCK) – As motorists take to the roads this Labor Day holiday, the Arkansas Highway Safety Office urges everyone to buckle up and drive sober.
The Arkansas State Police, other state, city and county law enforcement agencies … - Read More >
EXECUTIVE PROTECTION UNIT PROMOTION APPROVED IN STATE POLICE COMMISSION MEETINGAugust 08, 2013
Arkansas State Police Sergeant Mike Hagar, 40, of Conway, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant today. The recommendation for promotion was presented to the State Police Commission by Colonel Stan Witt, State Police Director.
LITTLE ROCK MAN CHARGED IN NEW YEAR’S DAY DEATHS ON I-30July 24, 2013
Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division arrested Kareame Cotton, Sr., 37, of Little Rock this afternoon in connection with the deaths of two individuals killed in a New Year’s Day motor vehicle crash … - Read More >
STATE POLICE AND PIKE COUNTY DEPUTIES INVESTIGATING MURDERS OF TWO WOMEN AND CHILD NEAR DELIGHTJuly 14, 2013
Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division and deputies of the Pike County Sheriff’s Department are continuing their investigation today into the murders of two women and a child.
At 7:05 PM Saturday … - Read More >
STATE POLICE COMMISSION APPROVES PROMOTIONS OF SIX VETERAN TROOPERSJuly 11, 2013
The Arkansas State Police Commission has approved the recommendations for promotions of six State Police Troopers to the rank of major, captain and sergeant. The recommendations were presented by Colonel Stan Witt, Director of the … - Read More >
STATE POLICE INVESTIGATION OF BICYCLE CRASH TO BE SUBMITTED TO PROSECUTING ATTORNEYJuly 03, 2013
State Troopers assigned to Arkansas State Police Highway Patrol Division, Troop D are continuing to investigate a highway crash involving a motor vehicle which struck a group of thirteen bicyclists.
The collision occurred yesterday … - Read More >
OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING BEING INVESTIGATED BY STATE POLICE CIDJuly 03, 2013
Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a shooting incident which occurred this morning in Rockport (Hot Spring County) involving a local police officer and a wanted fugitive.
… - Read More >
STATE TROOPERS INVESTIGATING BICYCLE CRASH - SEVEN INJURED IN WOODRUFF COUNTYJuly 02, 2013
At approximately 4:35 PM this afternoon (Tuesday, July 2nd) Arkansas State Troopers were dispatched to what was reported as a highway crash scene involving multiple bicyclists along State Highway 17 two miles north of McCroy (Woodruff … - Read More >
STRICT ENFORCEMENT OF DWI & SPEED LAWS PLANNED BY STATE AND LOCAL OFFICERS OVER JULY 4th HOLIDAY TRAVEL PERIODJuly 01, 2013
STRICT ENFORCEMENT OF DWI & SPEED LAWS PLANNED BY STATE AND LOCAL OFFICERS
OVER JULY 4th HOLIDAY TRAVEL PERIOD
State, city and county law enforcement officers are reminding motorists to take the necessary safety precautions for the … - Read More >
STATE TROOPER APPLICANTS BEING RECRUITED FOR NEXT TROOP SCHOOLJune 28, 2013
Arkansas State Police Recruiters have begun a search for qualified applicants who want to become State Troopers.
Applicant testing to identify a pool of applicants for the recruit positions will begin in September and letters of … - Read More >
State Troopers Commissioned In Graduation CeremonyJune 07, 2013
STATE POLICE RECRUITS SWORN-IN
AT CAPITOL GRADUATION CEREMONY
NEW TROOPERS ASSIGNED TO HIGHWAY PATROL DUTIES
June 6, 2013
(LITTLE ROCK) – Twenty-five Arkansas State Police Trooper Recruits graduated tonight during ceremonies at … - Read More >
Pete Penney Awarded State Trooper of the YearMay 21, 2013
STATE TROOPERS HONORED AT DEPARTMENT AWARDS CEREMONY
TROOPER OF THE YEAR AND CIVILIAN OF THE YEAR RECOGNIZED
(Click on image … - Read More >
Kidnapped Child Secured by State TroopersMay 17, 2013
STATE TROOPERS SECURE KIDNAPPED CHILD
DURING WEST MEMPHIS TRAFFIC STOP
Arkansas State Troopers have secured a two-year girl believed to have been kidnapped earlier today from Sandy Springs, Georgia.
A 30 year old suspect in the … - Read More >
Memorial Day Holiday Period Enforcement CampaignMay 14, 2013
Contact: Ann Whitehead
Highway Safety Office
Phone: (501) 618-8133
BUCKLE UP, EVERY TRIP, EVERY TIME
Arkansas motorists reminded to “click it” during holiday travel
(LITTLE ROCK) – … - Read More >
BODY OF MISSING WARREN WOMAN FOUNDApril 14, 2013
The body of a Warren woman who disappeared nine days ago was found today (Sunday, April 14th) in a grave near the home of a Monticello man known to be an acquaintance of the missing woman.
Tangela Walton, 36, was reported missing by … - Read More >
STATE POLICE CID INVESTIGATING OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTINGApril 03, 2013
The Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division has been requested to investigate a shooting incident overnight which left one man dead and a Bryant Police Officer wounded.
Bryant Police responded to a burglar alarm at the … - Read More >
STATE POLICE COMMISSION SETS APRIL MEETINGApril 02, 2013
STATE POLICE COMMISSION SETS APRIL MEETING
The Arkansas State Police Commission will convene in session, Thursday, April 11th, 10 AM, at State Police Administrative Headquarters in Little Rock.
I-40 MULTI-VEHICLE CRASH - ONE FATALITY CONFIRMED - MULTIPLE INJURIESMarch 21, 2013
MULTI-VEHICLE FATALITY CRASH ALONG I-40 AT THE WHITE RIVER BRIDGE UNDER INVESTIGATION
Arkansas State Troopers were dispatched at 7:50 AM today (Thursday, March 21st) to a report of a motor vehicle crash located in the eastbound lane … - Read More >
CRACKDOWN ON DRUNK DRIVING - UNDERAGE DRINKINGMarch 07, 2013
ARKANSAS SETS ZERO TOLERANCE FOR TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS
LITTLE ROCK – The weekend of March 8th marks the beginning of two law enforcement operations that will occur over the next six weeks dedicated to identifying and arresting young … - Read More >
STATE POLICE COMMISSION APPROVES TWO PROMOTIONSFebruary 14, 2013
The Arkansas State Police Commission has approved the recommendations for promotions of two veteran Arkansas State Troopers. The recommendations were presented today by Colonel State Witt, Director of the Arkansas State Police, during a … - Read More >
STATE POLICE COMMISSION TO MEET IN CALLED SESSIONJanuary 30, 2013
(LITTLE ROCK) - The Arkansas State Police Commission will meet convene in a called session today (January 30, 2013) at 10:30 AM. The meeting will be conducted by a telephone conference call.
The purpose of the meeting is to consider a … - Read More >