Sharp County Archive

  • 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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  • Fugitive Jerrett Stanford Apprehended by Ravenden Police Department

      According to Police Chief Tim McComas of the Ravenden Police Department, Jerrett Stanford was captured at the Mammoth Spring State Park in a joint operation involving Sharp County detectives, 16th Judicial Drug Task Force and authorities from the Mammoth Spring Police Department. Chief McComas […]

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  • Woman Sentenced to 30 Years for Murder in Sharp County

    Henry Boyce, Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney, announced today Jennifer Lea Collins, 56, of Mammoth Spring pled guilty in Sharp County Circuit Court to a charge of Murder in the Second Degree and was sentenced to 30 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction.  The court […]

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  • Highland Teacher Accused of Sexual Assault Found Dead

    Shortly after 6:00 pm on Thursday the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office was notified of an unresponsive man discovered in a cemetery by the cemetery caretaker. Lawrence County deputies responded to the cemetery located on lawrence 131 south. A male subject was found deceased of an […]

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  • Deputy Nearly Hit As Two Flee, Shots Fired

    Sharp County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two people in connection with an incident earlier where a deputy was nearly hit by a fleeing vehicle. According to a press release Deputy Cody Bailey was trying to arrest a 35 year old Sara Phelps for violation of […]

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  • Shooting Suspect In Sharp County Found Dead

    Sharp County Official’s are releasing information stating the suspect in Tuesday nights shooting and high speed chase was found dead today. According to reports the body of Brandon Southerly was recovered in the Spring River by Hardy Police. Search dogs had led searchers to the […]

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