Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office Archive

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    Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for new Lawrence County Jail on Friday

    On September 9th 2016 at 10:00 am representatives from across Lawrence County converged on the new site for the Lawrence County Detention Center in Walnut Ridge. Those in attendance for the ceremony were Sheriff Jeff Yates, Chief Deputy Tony Waldrupe, Jail Administrator Debbie Burleson, State […]

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    Lawrence County Cooperative School Students Show Officer Appreciation

    In light of demonstrations across the country targeting police officers in the recent months, a few of the Lawrence County Cooperative students wanted to show police officers that they appreciate their sacrifice. Students delivered cookies, candy bouquets, and appreciation letters to the Walnut Ridge police, […]

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    Two Arrested in Church Burglery

      On August 13, 2016 the Lake Charles Full Gospel Church reported that an unknown person or persons had entered the church and stolen a safe containing approximately four hundred dollars. After speaking with members of the church and community investigators were able to develop […]

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    Charges Mounting After Female DWI Suspect Assaults Detention Officers

    On August 20 the Walnut Ridge Police arrested Ada Dumonte of Marmaduke on charges of DWI, No Proof Of Insurance, Careless or Prohibited Driving, Disorderly Conduct, Refusal To Submit To A Chemical Test and Assault On A Detention Officer. As the female was brought into […]

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    Investigation Continues Into Lynn/Strawberry Break Ins By Sheriff’s Office

    Lawrence County Investigators are still developing suspects and leads involving the May 13th break in at the Strawberry One Stop and Shelia’s in Lynn. Lawrence County Sheriff’s Investigator Sgt. Jamie White said the department was still developing leads into the two stores that were burglarized […]

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    Woman Arrested Attempting To Purchase Prescriptions Illegally In Imboden

      On Tuesday morning the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting a woman attempting to purchase prescription drugs at a local pharmacy with what looked to be a fraudulent prescription. Deputies responded to the business and arrested Veronica Bradley DOB 7/26/1983 of Pocahontas […]

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