Breaking News Archive

  • Man Arrested For Assaulting Deputy Escapes Jonesboro Facility

    Spencer Langston, the Missouri man arrested on October 8th for assaulting a Lawrence County deputy, escaped from St. Bernard’s Behavioral Health in Jonesboro earlier today. Langston has several large tattoos including one on the back of his head with the numbers 417. Langston also currently […]

    Full Story

  • High Speed Pursuit Through Lawrence County Ends at Hoxie

    At 10:03 pm an Arkansas State trooper notified Lawrence County dispatch of a black Chevy pick up truck with Tennessee tags that had fled from a traffic stop in the area of Hwy 117 north of Black Rock. The pursuit traveled through Black Rock headed […]

    Full Story

  • Two Vehicle Accident Slows Traffic Thursday Near Black Rock

    Two Vehicle Accident Slows Traffic Thursday Near Black Rock At 1:13 pm the Lawrence County Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a semi vs passenger car accident on Hwy 117 outside Black Rock. Lawrence County Deputies, Black Rock Fire, ProMed Ambulance and Black Rock Police […]

    Full Story

  • Traffic Stop in Black Rock Yields Large Amount of Marijuana

    A routine traffic stop in Black Rock produced several large bags of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. At 7:26 p.m. on Saturday, Black Rock Police stopped a white Ford Focus traveling northbound for a simple speeding violation. As officers approached the vehicle, a strong smell of […]

    Full Story

  • Woman Arrested After Daylight Break In

    At 10:26 a.m. on Thursday, Lawrence County Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a female trespassing at 4619 Hwy 63. Black Rock. The caller stated ,while on the phone with dispatchers, that a female was attempting to gain entry to a residence on the property. […]

    Full Story

  • Coroner Called to Accident in Portia

    The Lawrence County coroner has been called to an accident scene in Portia, at 11:42 a.m. Lawrence County Dispatch received a 911 call reporting a motor vehicle accident on Hwy. 63 in Portia. Early reports stated one person was trapped in the vehicle and was […]

    Full Story