On December 25, 2020 shortly after 5 p.m., Pope County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an address in the 5100 Block of Pine Ridge Road on a report of a possible homicide. On the arrival of deputies, they located five individuals who were deceased in the home.

The Pope County Sheriff’s Office along with Arkansas State police remain on the scene of a suspected homicide involving multiple victims within the 5100 block of Pine Ridge Road near Atkins. At approximately 5:14 p.m., Friday, December 25th, deputies received a 911 call reporting possible vi…

On November 30, 2020, human remains were discovered in a field along the Illinois Bayou near Broomfield Road.  Pope County Sheriff’s Department Investigators, along with Arkansas State Police Special Agents, responded to the scene and collected the remains. The remains were sent to the Arkan…

Bond Hearings Disclaimer: The following individual(s) appeared in felony bond hearings that were held at the Pope County Detention Center and have been accused of a felony crime. All information included in this story was obtained through testimony and/or police reports provided in the heari…

Just after 8:30 p.m. Tuesday night, October 27, the Yell County Sheriff’s Department and the Yell County Mounted Patrol were dispatched to Logwood Road in Centerville on a lost/missing person search. A short time after the rescue teams were dispatched, a silver alert was issued by the Arkans…

The Flash Flood Watch continues for portions of central Arkansas, eastern Arkansas, north central Arkansas, southeast Arkansas, southwest Arkansas and western Arkansas, including the following areas, in central Arkansas, Conway, Faulkner, Garland, Grant, Lonoke, Perry, Pope, Prairie, Pulaski…

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…