Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office Archive

  • 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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  • Drug arrest made outside the Dollar General in Imboden

    A first responder call for the Imboden Fire Department resulted in a drug arrest by law enforcement. Around 1:30 pm on Friday the Imboden Volunteer Fire Department along with Pro Med Ambulance of Imboden were requested to respond to the parking lot of the Dollar […]

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  • Details Released In Shane Hill-Sexual Indecency with a Child Case By Investigators

    Sheriff’s Investigators in the Shane Hill case have released details surrounding the charges against the Sloan Hendrix student. We first brought you this story on Jan. 9th after reports of 18 year old Shane Hill’s arrest.Hill was charged with a Class D Felony charge of […]

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  • Local man held in rape case of a child under the age of one

    Joey Penix, 26 years old of Imboden sits in the Lawrence County jail with a $150,000 cash bond following a December 2019 investigation. According to a Sharp County affidavit a Highland police officer was dispatched to the Cherokee Village emergency room after a possible sexual […]

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  • Student Charged As An Adult in Sexual Indecency With A Child Case

    On Wednesday January 8th, 18 year old Shane Willard Hill, DOB 5-22-2001 of Imboden was arrested and charged as an adult with (1) Felony count of Sexual Indecency With A Child. Details of the arrest have not been released although we have reached out to […]

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  • November 2019 Strawberry Shooting Declared Murder/Suicide

    On November 22, 2019 authorities were called to a residence outside of Strawberry where two gunshot victims were discovered, that is now being declared a murder/suicide by the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office. According to Lawrence County CID Detective Eric Cheatham, 77 year old Hessie Lee […]

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