Volunteers arrived at the Walnut Ridge Fire Department on SaturdayÂ to organize a search for missing 14 year old Sidney Randall. As the searchÂ approaches the one week mark since she was last seen, investigators have ruledÂ out hundreds of leads and are still in the process of following up onÂ others.
According to Sheriff Dotson, no new credible leads have come in butÂ Sheriffâ€™s Deputies continue to comb the field roads in Lawrence County. AlongÂ with several dozen law enforcement officers, volunteers , ASP Helicopter, privateÂ planes, ATVâ€™s, Horses, several boats, divers, several K-9 teams, HumVees andÂ countless other vehicles have traveled trails, roads, ditches, rivers andÂ streams in hopes of finding the missing girl.
Investigators have interviewed friends, family, classmates,Â searched phone and computer records, viewed surveillance video from businesses,Â and attempted to clear every lead that has come in. The case has become aÂ mystery with few clues Â but searchers continue with the hopes of putting closure to thisÂ case.
The Walnut Ridge Police Department has been the Command Center ofÂ the ongoing operation, morning briefings have become the norm with investigatorsÂ from the Arkansas State Police, Walnut Ridge Police and Lawrence CountyÂ Sheriffâ€™s Office passing on information and tips to theÂ searchers.