Yell County Sheriff Bill Gilkey announced today that the investigation is continuing into an alleged homicide that occurred near Centerville last week. Yell County Chief Deputy John Foster said that the identity of the victim was Steve Burchett, 66 of Pottsville.

On Wednesday morning, June 3, 2020 at approximately 3:22 a.m., officers of the Russellville Police Department were dispatched to the 3600 block of East Main Street in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival officers observed two males deceased from gunshot wounds. An additional female victim w…

Just before 11 a.m. Saturday morning April 4th, the Dardanelle Police Department was dispatched to a stalled vehicle on the Arkansas River Bridge. Upon arriving on scene, a  Dardanelle Police officer advised dispatch that the vehicle was located on the Pope County side of the bridge. Moments…

At approximately 3:40 p.m. Friday, February 28, the Dardanelle Police Department and Pinnacle EMS were dispatched to 906 Old Highway 7 South on a report of a stabbing. Officers checked en route to the scene and as they responded, dispatch advised officers that a juvenile victim was located i…

On Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at approximately 9:14 a.m., Pope County 911 received a report of an individual walking down State Highway 105, near Avenue 3 Southeast in Atkins, armed with a handgun and exhibiting aggressive behavior. The individual was reported to be pointing a weapon at passi…

Around 4 p.m. on Sunday, January 19, the Clarksville Police Department responded to the area of Love Circle after receiving reports of an individual being stabbed. Upon the arrival of officers, they located a stabbing victim, a 36-year-old male, identified as Harley Lowrance.

The Pope County Sheriff’s Office would like to make residents aware of another new scam that has been. The scammer tells the victim that they are calling from Entergy and that their auto draft for their bill is unable to be processed. The scammers are attempting to get the victims to make th…