Tuesday, members of the Walnut Ridge Police Department, LawrenceÂ County Sheriffâ€™s Office, Arkansas State Police, Black Rock Police, Walnut RidgeÂ Fire Department, Arkansas State Parks and Arkansas Game And Fish met at theÂ Walnut Ridge Police Complex to begin the search for missing Sidney Randall,Â missing since Saturday night.
Lawrence County Dispatch took calls all throughout the night with tipsÂ about the possible whereabouts, those that were able to be followed up on byÂ deputies and police officers through the night were handled, others had to waitÂ until first light.
Walnut Ridge Officers responded to several areas in and aroundÂ Walnut Ridge throughout the day while Deputies from the Lawrence CountyÂ Sheriffâ€™s Office with the use of several ATVâ€™s and UTVâ€™s checkrd out otherÂ possible leads in the county. Officers traveled traveled the length of RunningÂ Water Creek from Lawrence 516 all the way to Lawrence 438.
Memberâ€™s of the Sheriffâ€™s Dive and Recovery Team, assisted by BlackÂ Rock and Hoxie Officers began the task of dragging and wading the Running WaterÂ Creek from north of the crime scene all the way to Hwy 63. Throughout the day,Â deputies and city officers received tips and those locations had to be searchedÂ and ruled out. The Sheriffâ€™s Boat was launched in the Black River early TuesdayÂ morning after receiving a tip that a vehicle matching the description of theÂ suspect vehicle was seen in the area of Lawrence 500 and 501.
The American Red Cross set up the Walnut Ridge Police Complex toÂ feed searchers from all over the state that have converged on Walnut Ridge toÂ assist in the search. Nothing turned up in Tuesdayâ€™s search but according toÂ sources, the search will resume Wednesday with the hopes of new tipsÂ overnight.
For more information on the Lawrence County Sheriffâ€™s Office, visit www.
lawrencecountysheriffsoffice. comÂ .
For more information on the Walnut Ridge Police Department, visit www.cityofwalnutridge.comÂ .