Walnut Ridge Police Department Archive

  • Walnut Ridge ranked as 15th safest city in Arkansas

    Congratulations to Police Chief Chris Kirksey and The Walnut Ridge Police Department for their efforts in Community Safety and Crime Prevention. Walnut Ridge was ranked the 15th safest city in Arkansas due to its commitment to the safety and security of its residents.

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  • Early Morning Pursuit Ends in Wreck at Walnut Ridge

    At 4:14 am Lawrence County Dispatch was notified by Craighead County of a pursuit coming into the county on Hwy. 91.  According to a Craighead County deputy a constable was attempting to stop a vehicle registered to a Hoxie resident. Walnut Ridge, Hoxie, and Lawrence […]

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  • Fleeing Motorcycle Leads Walnut Ridge Police On High Speed Pursuit On Saturday

    Around 7:20 pm on Saturday a Walnut Ridge Patrolman attempting to make a routine traffic stop on a motorcycle found himself in the middle of a high speed chase that began in Walnut Ridge and ended in Hoxie. The rider fled Walnut Ridge and entered […]

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  • Carson Gates Arrested Hiding In A/C Duct On Monday

    Around noon today the Walnut Ridge Police along with ADCC Special Response Team, Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office and Arkansas State Police served two search warrants simultaneously after receiving information about the possible whereabouts of Carson Gates who had been on the run since October 28th. […]

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  • Search For Carson Gates In Walnut Ridge Area Continues As Walnut Ridge Police Release New Information

      The search for wanted suspect Carson Gates in the Walnut Ridge/Hoxie area continues as Chief Chris Kirksey releases new information in the case against Gates. On October 28th the WRPD went to a residence at 1804 Ashley to question Gates about (6) break-ins in […]

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  • Walnut Ridge Police Looking for Suspect in Vehicle Break-Ins

     Walnut Ridge Police Department has issued a be on the look out for Carson Gates, age 23. Gates is wanted for questioning in the series of vehicle break ins that have occurred in Walnut Ridge during the past week.  Numerous items have been reported stolen […]

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