On June 17, 2011 the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Dept. arrested Curtis Richey (11/15/74) of Imboden on charges of rape. The arrest came after the FBI received information involving Richey and an underage female. The information was passed to the Arkansas State Police Crimes Against Children Division. Investigators from the Sheriff’s Dept. and Crimes Against Children spoke with the young female who confirmed the allegations. The investigators then spoke with Richey and he admitted the allegations. Richey was placed under arrest and transported to the Lawrence County Jail to await a bond hearing. Bond was set at $50,000 at a hearing on June 20 and a Circuit Court date of June 29 was issued.