2020 News Release Archives

POPE COUNTY SHOOTING INCIDENT LEAVES ONE DEAD

March 26, 2020

  A Pope County Sheriff’s Deputy shot a man late yesterday (March 25th) as the individual approached the deputy brandishing a knife.  The Arkansas State Police has been requested by the Pope County Sheriff to investigate the incident.
 
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TEMPORARY DRIVER LICENSE TESTING SCHEDULE CONTINUES

March 24, 2020
  The Arkansas State Police will continue Class D (conventional motor vehicle) driver license testing under the temporary and limited adjustments made effective on March 18th.   State police commanders had planned to re-consider the schedule …  - Read More >

TEMPORARY CHANGES SET FOR DRIVER LICENSE TESTING OPERATIONS

March 17, 2020

  The Arkansas State Police will implement a temporary and limited adjustment in Class D (conventional motor vehicle) driver license testing effective Wednesday, March 18th.

  There is no change in any testing procedures at this time for …  - Read More >


PROMOTIONS APPROVED BY STATE POLICE COMMISSION IN TWO SUPERVISORY POSITIONS

March 12, 2020

  Arkansas State Police Sergeant Bobby Brown, 50, of Pulaski County, was promoted today to the rank of lieutenant.  He will undertake new duties effective immediately as assistant commander of Highway Patrol Division, Troop A.

  The …  - Read More >


SHERWOOD POLICE REQUEST ASSISTANCE IN MISSING TEEN CASE (REQUEST FOR ASSISTANCE CANCELED)

February 23, 2020

This request for assistance from the Sherwood Police Departrment has been canceled.

All inquiries should be directed to the local law enforcement agency of jurisdiction.

 

(This is not an Amber Alert)

(*All inquiries should be directed to …  - Read More >


GOODMAN PROMOTED TO CAPTAIN: WILL COMMAND HIGHWAY PATROL TROOP H

February 13, 2020

  Lieutenant Chris Goodman, 44, of Sebastian County, has been promoted to the rank of captain.  He will assume command duties of Highway Patrol Division, Troop H, headquartered at Fort Smith.

  The promotion was approved today by the …  - Read More >


STATE POLICE INVESTIGATION CONTINUING IN FORREST CITY WALMART SHOOTING INCIDENT

February 10, 2020 Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division are continuing their work this afternoon to collect evidence and question witnesses in connection with a shooting incident that occurred at the Walmart Store located …  - Read More >

GUNFIRE OUTSIDE UNION COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE LEAVES SUSPECT WOUNDED

February 07, 2020

  Emmett Maroney, 66, of Strong (Union County) sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound earlier today after he allegedly threatened to “kill cops” inside the Union County Sheriff’s Office.

  Maroney was stopped by a sheriff’s …  - Read More >


HUMAN REMAINS AND EVIDENCE IN MISSING PERSON CASE FOUND DURING PRAIRIE COUNTY INVESTIGATION

January 25, 2020

  Human remains that may be the body of a Cross County woman were recovered today from a crude grave site about nine miles north of Hazen.

  The remains and other evidence were seized by Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal …  - Read More >


NINE INJURED IN HOXIE SCHOOL BUS CRASH

January 21, 2020

  Seven children who were onboard a Hoxie (Lawrence County) School bus were injured about 3:45 this afternoon (Tuesday, January 21) when a dump truck, traveling south along U.S. Highway 63, south of Hoxie, impacted the rear of the bus as it …  - Read More >


MAN’S IDENTITY CONFIRMED AFTER LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDOFF & DEATH

January 21, 2020

  Anthony Langley Jr., 24, of Russellville, has been identified as the individual who died earlier today during an exchange of gunfire with state and local law enforcement officers in Pope County earlier today.

  The Arkansas State Police is …  - Read More >


SERGEANT PROMOTION OK’D BY ASPC IN TROOP J HIGHWAY PATROL

January 09, 2020

  Arkansas State Police Corporal Chase Melder was promoted today to the rank of sergeant.  The Arkansas State Police Commission received and approved the recommendation for promotion from Colonel Bill Bryant, director of the state police, a …  - Read More >