STATE POLICE CID AGENTS CALLED TO CHICOT COUNTY; BODY DISCOVERED

JUNE 21, 2021 Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division have been requested by Eudora police officers to investigate the death of an unknown individual found inside a local home. Agents were able to enter the home at 2230 North Main Street earlier this afternoon after local police officers responded to a […]

PHILLIPS COUNTY FUGITIVE ARRESTED; AWAITING ARRAIGNMENT IN HELENA MURDER CASE

JUNE 16, 2021 A Phillips County fugitive wanted on a murder charge is in custody following an overnight operation involving Arkansas State Police Troopers and Special Agents, U.S. Marshals and Lee County Sheriff’s Deputies. David Coley, Jr., 30, of Helena-West Helena, was arrested without incident about 10:45 PM (June 15th).  He was located inside an […]

THREE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS INJURED IN ASSAULT BY LAWRENCE COUNTY MAN

JUNE 14, 2021 Hoxie Police Department authorities and the Lawrence County Prosecuting Attorney have requested the Arkansas State Police to conduct a criminal investigation of an incident that resulted in injuries to three local law enforcement officers earlier today. Shortly before 9 AM a Hoxie police officer encountered a man walking along the overpass at […]

HILAND NAMED DPS CHIEF COUNSEL

Cody Hiland, former U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, has been named Chief Legal Counsel for the Arkansas Department of Public Safety, Secretary Jami Cook announced today. Hiland, of Conway, will assume the duties of leading the DPS legal staff effective Monday, June 14th.     “Cody’s experience as a U.S. Attorney and […]

ASP/CID INVESTIGATING GREEN FOREST OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

JUNE 5, 2021                        A Carroll County man is dead following an officer involved shooting in Green Forest today.  Green Forest law enforcement authorities have asked the Arkansas State Police to investigate the incident. Shortly before 8 AM a Green Forest police officer was dispatched to an apartment at 408 South Thorne Avenue.  Three roommates of […]

LONOKE COUNTY MAN CHARGED IN 2020 HIT & RUN DEATH

JUNE 4, 2021 A Lonoke County man has been arrested by Arkansas State Police following a year-long investigation into the hit and run death of a jogger along U.S. Highway 70 in North Little Rock. Jason Jackson, 35, of Lonoke is charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident Involving Personal Injury or Death.  He […]

SUSPECT IDENTIFIED IN GARLAND COUNTY TROOPER INVOLVED SHOOTING INCIDENT

JUNE 3, 2021 The suspect who was pursued by Arkansas State Police yesterday *(Wednesday, June 2nd, see original news release below) has been identified as Timothy Andrew Kemp, Jr., 34, of Mountain Pine (Garland County).   Trooper First Class Ryan Wingo, a six year veteran of the Arkansas State Police, has been identified as the trooper who was trying […]

SUSPECT SHOT IN STRUGGLE ATTEMPTING TO GAIN CONTROL OF TROOPER’S GUN

JUNE 2, 2021   A suspect who had fled on foot from an Arkansas State Trooper was shot and died at the scene west of Hot Springs this afternoon.  The shooting occurred after the suspect grabbed the trooper’s gun during a struggle in an attempt to overpower the trooper.   At 12:34 PM a trooper […]

STATE POLICE CID PROBING SUSPECTED WASHINGTON COUNTY HOMICIDE

MAY 29, 2021 The Arkansas State Police is investigating a suspected homicide that has claimed the life of Washington County woman.  The body of Amber Dunigan, 36, was discovered last night (Friday, May 28th) inside a parked vehicle alongside Arkansas Highway 16, not far from her home in the Wedington Woods community, west of Fayetteville. […]