Lawrence County Sheriff Archive

  • Details Released In Deadly One Vehicle Accident Sunday Evening

    The Arkansas State Police reports that 27 year old, Colton Bennett of Walnut Ridge was killed when he lost control of the vehicle he was driving, drove off the road and overturned the SUV multiple times. Bennett was ejected from the vehicle according to the […]

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  • Smithville Homicide Victim’s Name Released

    61 year old James Sartorelli has been identified as the victim in last weeks homicide that occurred outside Smithville. Investigators allegedly have a person of interest and have conducted interviews. Sartorelli was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lawrence County Coroner, his body was […]

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  • Spike Strips Deployed To End High Speed Chase Through Lawrence County

    At 12:28 am Sunday the Ravenden Police observed a 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe driving erratically southbound on Hwy 63. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle but the driver refused to stop. The driver sped up to speeds of 80 mph before slowing down to 50 […]

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  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident Leads to Numerous Charges for Walnut Ridge Couple

    A two vehicle accident at 1:15 pm on Monday left investigators searching for a suspect in a damaged vehicle that left the scene. There were no injuries in the accident, Walnut Ridge Police assisted by Lawrence County deputies began searching for the damaged vehicle witnessed […]

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  • Woman arrested for DWI and endangering the welfare of a minor

    A Pocahontas woman was arrested on Friday night in Lawrence County for allegedly driving under the influence and endangering the welfare of a minor. At 10:47 p.m. Lawrence County Dispatch received several frantic 911 calls reporting a red passenger car driving into oncoming traffic nearly […]

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  • Woman charged with five counts of child endangerment after low speed chase

    Shortly after midnight, Lawrence County deputies intercepted a reckless driver entering Lawrence County on Hwy. 63 from Sharp County. As deputies observed the vehicle driving left of center they attempted to make a traffic stop north of Imboden on the south bound vehicle. At 12:25 […]

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