Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office Archive

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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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    Sharp County Man Sentenced To 144 Months In Lawrence County Court On Wednesday

     Daniel Walling was sentenced to 144 months in the Arkansas Department Of Corrections after pleading guilty to vehicular homicide on Wednesday in Lawrence County Circuit Court. The conviction stems from a vehicle crash on October 15th that claimed the life 31 year old Tiffany Ramsey. […]

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    County Officials Swear In At Midnight On New Years Eve

    At the stroke of midnight on New Years Eve, elected officials were sworn in by Lawrence County Clerk Tina Stowers and newly elected Judge Adam Weeks. Sheriff Jeff Yates along with his deputies, Quorum Court Members, County Judge Freeman, Mayors from across the county, Constables […]

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    Rape Suspect In Custody After Fleeing From Law Enforcement

    Joseph Stewart, one of Lawrence County’s Most Wanted was arrested and taken into custody in Craighead County today. Stewart was out on bond for his alleged involvement in an April 2013 Rape case in Walnut Ridge. In October, Stewart fled from officers after they attempting […]

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