ATTENTION FAULKNER COUNTY / CONWAY RESIDENTS: ASP TRAINING EXERCISE PLANNED

The Arkansas State Police will be using the Conway High School campus as a training site tomorrow – Wednesday, July 6th. The training will commence at 9 AM and continue through 3 PM. Anyone near the school campus or in the 2300 block of Prince Street should not be alarmed by the presence of multiple […]

ASCL Board Meeting

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CAPITAL MURDER CHARGE FILED IN PERRY COUNTY JAIL SHOOTING

  A criminal charge of capital murder was filed late today against Roderick Deshawn Lewis, 37, of North Little Rock.    Lewis was being booked into the Perry County Jail at Perryville last night on drug and paraphernalia charges when he is alleged to have shot detention officer Jeremiah Story.  The gun reportedly used by […]

PERRY COUNTY DETENTION OFFICER DIES IN JAIL SHOOTING; ASP CID LEADING INVESTIGATION

The Arkansas State Police is investigating a shooting inside the Perry County Jail that has claimed the life of a correctional officer. The incident occurred late Wednesday night (June 22nd) in Perryville. State police special agents were called to the jail by local sheriff’s department authorities to begin the investigation which is continuing this morning. […]

CLEVELAND COUNTY MAN CHARGED IN JANUARY VEHICLE CRASH DEATH

  Stephen Clark, 60, of the Woodlawn community (Cleveland County), was arrested Thursday (June 16th) by a Special Agent of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division.  Clark is charged with negligent homicide in connection with a January 2, 2022 single vehicle crash.   Clark was the driver of a late model Jeep traveling northbound […]

21 RECRUITS EARN COMMISSIONS, JOIN STATE POLICE RANKS AS TROOPERS

 Twenty-one Arkansas State Police Recruits received their trooper commissions tonight during a graduation ceremony in the rotunda of the state capitol.  The graduates were among an initial field of 227 applicants who were tested and interviewed during 2021.  On January 23rd this year, 38 recruits assembled at the state police training academy in Little Rock […]

HOT SPRING COUNTY MAN WOUNDED IN OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING   The Hot Spring County Sheriff’s Department has requested the Arkansas State Police investigate two shooting incidents involving sheriff’s deputies dispatched to investigate reports of an armed domestic disturbance.  The separate incidents occurred yesterday (Saturday, June 11th) in the Perla community and in a south Malvern […]

SUSPECT IN CUSTODY; MARION COUNTY HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION CONTINUING

JUNE 8, 2022 A 15 year-old has been taken into custody by Arkansas State Police Special Agents and is being held in connection with the death of a Marion County man. The male youth is being detained at Conway under laws applicable to an accused juvenile offender until a decision is made whether to criminally […]