Chicot County, AR

Chicot County, ARchicotnewspapers.com

Local COVID-19 cases remain low while state count rises

While the COVID pandemic hasn’t been declared over — and the state is actually seeing the biggest rise in new cases in three months — Chicot County’s active case count has remained in single digits in recent weeks. As of Monday, the Arkansas Department of Health reported three recorded active...
Arkansas Statechicotnewspapers.com

Eudora man dies after fleeing police

A 33-year-old Eudora man is dead after apparently being shot while fleeing from police last week, according to a release from Arkansas State Police. Chicot County authorities requested the state police investigate the use of deadly force by two local law enforcement officers, a sheriff’s deputy and a Dermott police officer.
TOP CITIES
RELATED PEOPLE
Arkansas StatePosted by
South Ark Daily

EUDORA MAN WOUNDED BY GUNFIREFOLLOWING STRING OF AUTO THEFTS

Chicot County authorities have requested the Arkansas State Police to investigate the use of deadly force by two local law enforcement officers. A sheriff’s deputy and a Dermott police officer directed gunfire at the driver of a stolen Lake Village Police Department patrol vehicle about 3:30 PM yesterday (Friday, May 21st). The incident occurred in Dermott as a suspect in a string of auto thefts across Chicot County attempted to escape police and deputies who had converged on 501 West Daniels where the suspect had been seen moments earlier.
Arkansas StateArkansas Online

State police: Wounding of suspect in Chicot County to be investigated

Two law enforcement officers in southeast Arkansas opened fire on a stolen Police Department vehicle Friday afternoon, injuring the driver, according to Arkansas State Police. State police, at the request of Chicot County authorities, will investigate the use of deadly force by the two officers, a news release said. While...
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
Dermott, ARsearktoday.com

State Police investigating officer-involved shooting in Dermott

A Chicot County deputy and a Dermott Police officer fired at the driver of a stolen Lake Village Police Department SUV Friday afternoon, injuring the driver, according to State Police. Chicot County authorities requested a State Police investigation into the use of deadly force by the two officers. The incident...
Arkansas Statenewtoncountytimes.com

Eudora man wounded by gunfire following string of auto thefts

Chicot County authorities have requested the Arkansas State Police to investigate the use of deadly force by two local law enforcement officers. A sheriff’s deputy and a Dermott police officer directed gunfire at the driver of a stolen Lake Village Police Department patrol vehicle about 3:30 p.m. Friday, May 21. The incident occurred in Dermott as a suspect in a string of auto thefts across Chicot County attempted to escape police and deputies who had converged on 501 West Daniels where the suspect had been seen moments earlier.
Arkansas Statemagnoliareporter.com

Man wounded after stealing Lake Village police car

Law enforcement officers in Chicot County shot and wounded a man Friday afternoon after he stole a Lake Village Police Department patrol car. Chicot County authorities have requested the Arkansas State Police to investigate the use of force by two law enforcement officers. A sheriff’s deputy and a Dermott police...
Chicot County, ARKATV

Springdale man killed in Chicot County head-on collision

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — State police say a Springdale man was killed in a head-on crash early Thursday in Lake Village. Colby P. Ebarb, 21, was driving a Nissan Frontier north on Highway 65 in Chicot County around 3:50 a.m. when the crash happened. According to a fatal crash report,...
Lake Village, ARsearktoday.com

Derek Heath Byrd

Derek Heath Byrd, 42, of Lake Village passed away April 18, 2021, in Carlsbad, New Mexico. He was born on August 18, 1978, in McGehee to his parents, Gene and Shara Montgomery Byrd. Derek was an Arkansas State Trooper assigned to Troop F in Chicot County where he proudly served...
Dermott, ARmagnoliareporter.com

Chicot County resident faces charges of stealing from city, bank

A former Dermott City Hall employee was surrendered Thursday to answer charges that she stole almost $16,000 from the city’s water and sewer customers. Shamia Jefferson was a Dermott City Hall secretary who received money residents paid on their bills. The Arkansas Attorney General’s Office said that a 2016 Legislative...