Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office Archive

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    Tips Lead To Registered Sex Offender’s Arrest After Not Showing Up For Court

    Thomas Wayne Ashcraft, latest address in Cave City was arrested late Tuesday after a warrant was issued when Ashcraft was a no-show for a court appearance in Lawrence County.   Lawrence County Criminal Investigators received a tip from a concerned citizen stating that Ashcraft was […]

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    Man Claims To Be Assaulted And Robbed At Local Rest Area

    Investigators with the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Rest Area located between Black Rock and Imboden on Saturday after a man claimed he was both assaulted and robbed. The incident began when the Lawrence County Dispatch received a 911 call at 5:23 pm […]

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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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