Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office Archive

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    Strawberry Man Arrested For Rape, Claims “Demons” Effected His Memory

    Investigators with the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigation Division have arrested Krystopher Johnson of Strawberry and charged the 18 year old with Rape. The arrest follows an investigation involving a 7 year old minor child. After the Child Abuse Hotline was notified, The LCSO Investigators, […]

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    Two Shot In Powhatan, Lawrence County Investigating

      Lawrence County Deputies are on scene at what is being described as an accidental shooting injuring two people in Powhatan. Black Rock Fire Department and AET Ambulance were dispatched to 53 Lawrence 233 in Powhatan after a 911 call was received reporting the shooting. […]

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    Officers Discover Weapons At Felons Home After Home Visit

    On Wednesday Feb. 25th, Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Yates along with Investigators for the 3rd Judicial Drug Task Force and Arkansas Probation and Parole made a home visit in Portia after investigators from the 3rd Judicial Drug Task Force received a tip of illegal activity […]

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    Dangerous Suspect In Custody After Evading Officers

    Richard Carr, 53 years old of rural Ravenden was taken into custody shortly after 8 pm Friday and charged with Aggravated Assault on a Family or Household Member, Possession of Firearms by Certain Person, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Meth with intent to distribute […]

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    Registered Sex Offender Arrested by Lawrence County On Sexual Assault Charges

    In a statement released by Sgt. Jamie White of the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigation Division, Jerry Hampton 47 years old of rural Walnut Ridge was arrested on January 23rd for Sexual Assault 4th Degree and Possession of Child Pornography. Hampton is a Registered Sex […]

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    Tips From Readers Leads To Arrest Of Two Men On Burglary Charges

    Investigators from the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office today concluded their investigation into a burglary that occurred at a farm shop on Lawrence 611 with the arrest of two men. Investigators took a report of several items missing including a chain saw, generator and pressure washer […]

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