Police & Fire

Man charged with selling gun to juvenile

Felony charges were filed this week against an Arkadelphia man accused of selling a stolen pistol to a teenager.

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1 killed, 4 hurt in Rockport wreck

According to an Arkansas State Police preliminary fatal crash summary, the driver of an eastbound 2013 Honda “crossed the centerline into oncoming westbound traffic and collided head-on” with a westbound Kia Forte.

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Missing teen found safe

Shortly after Arkansas State Police issued an AMBER Alert, KARK News reported in a Facebook livestream that authorities last “pinged” Case’s GPS coordinates at state Highway 7, south of Hot Springs.

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Malvern teen killed on 67

Austin Pierce, of Malvern, died early Saturday morning on Highway 67 near Larry Lane in Hot Spring County.

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‘Chain reaction’ of wrecks stalls I-30 Saturday

What started as a single but gnarly accident Saturday morning on Interstate 30 led to a chain reaction of car wrecks that left traffic on the highway stalled for 3.5 hours.

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Gurdon man charged in police chase

The vehicle went airborne as the suspect ramped the railroad tracks, according to an affidavit. The pursuit continued south on Hasley Road, where police clocked the speed at 110 mph.

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Prosecutor: Beware of scammers impersonating police

Local law enforcement has been made aware of telephone scams by persons attempting to impersonate state and federal law enforcement agencies. Prosecuting Attorney Dan Turner wants to remind the public to always be on the lookout for scam artists.

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State, local police stepping up enforcement of distracted driving laws

The Arkadelphia Police Department has a “strict, zero-tolerance” policy when it comes to distracted driving in school zones, said Police Chief Jason “Shorty” Jackson. “Distracted driving endangers us all,” he told The Arkadelphian, “and I remind everyone that especially around the school zones we have a strict zero-tolerance policy.”

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Woman struck, killed after leaving vehicle

According to a fatal crash summary filed by Arkansas State Police, 23-year-old Erin T. Williams was the passenger of a Ford Expedition and “for unknown reasons … fell out [of the vehicle] while in motion.”

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13 pounds of meth discovered in drug trafficking arrests

From press releases On February 26, 2022, law enforcement witnessed an individual in a pickup truck with a Texas license plate visit a camper located at the Caddo Valley Campground known to law enforcement as a methamphetamine distribution site. Arkansas…

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