Little Rock, Arkansas

Little Rock, Arkansas

Moton Homicide

Northwest Patrol Officers were on the scene of a separate call at 6200 Colonel Glenn Road on Monday, July 4, 2022, when they were advised of several gunshots being fired in the apartment complex. Officers then discovered Titus Moton in the courtyard of the complex suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. MEMS responded and attempted lifesaving measures but the victim, Moton, died at the scene. Officers were then directed towards another victim, Brenda Anderson, near the entrance of the complex. She was transported to UAMS Hospital for further treatment. The body of Mr. Moton was transported to the Arkansas State Crime for an autopsy and positive identification.

Cantrell Road Homicide

On Friday, July 1, 2022, at 11:54 P.M., officers with the Little Rock Police Department responded to a shooting just occurred at 19301 Cantrell Road. While officers were responding, information was developed that the shooting victim was possibly being transported to a local hospital by a personal vehicle. Officers continued to the scene and located the crime scene, marking off the area for further evaluation. Shortly after, the shooting victim, Isaiah Hall (18 year old of Roland, AR) arrived at Baptist Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Little Rock Reminds Residents of Fireworks Prohibitions

LITTLE ROCK – As the Independence Day holiday approaches, the City of Little Rock departments responsible for public safety remind residents that setting off fireworks and celebratory gunfire inside limits are both violations of city code. Historically, reports of such violations during holidays have led to high call volume...

311 Phone Service to Experience Short Downtime

Contact: Spencer Watson | (w) 804 4822 | (e) The City of Little Rock 311 phone service will be unavailable from 7:30 to approximately 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 29. The disconnection is to accommodate planned facility electrical work that will require power to be disconnected. The 311 website and mobile app will not be impacted by the telephone outage.

Stolen Sculpture Recovered in Riverfront Park

LITTLE ROCK – The Little Rock Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce that the sculpture vandalized and stolen last week has been recovered. Parks maintenance workers discovered the sculpture on Tuesday as they were working in Riverfront Park. Last week, the sculpture – Jazz Player – was...

South Jefferson Street Homicide

On Sunday, June 19th, 2022, at 2:41 A.M., officers with the Little Rock Police Department responded to a ShotSpotter Activation in the area of 1321 S. Jefferson Street. Officers performed a search of the area, locating a person suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Medical personnel was notified and responded to the scene, later pronouncing the person as deceased.

West 24th Street Homicide

Just before 9 a.m., on Thursday, June 16, 2022, patrol officers from the 12th Street Division responded to a ’check condition of a subject’ call for service at 1504 West 24th Street. The complainant requested officers check on an employee who had not shown up for work. When officers arrived, they noticed a white sedan in the driveway before attempting to enter the residence. They realized the door was un-locked, entered the residence, announced their presence several times before proceeding to check the condition of any individual(s) inside the home. Officers then discovered a deceased male, later identified as Joe Britton. The Coroner’s office later responded and transported the body to Crime Lab for autopsy.

Thibault Road Closure

Contact: Spencer Watson | (w) 804 4822 | (e) WHAT: Beginning Thursday June 16, 2022, for approximately six (6) to eight (8) months (weather permitting), Thibault Road between Zeuber Road to Frazier Pike will be closed due to road construction in the area. Detour Route:. Motorist traveling I-440 south...

2022 Sustain the Rock Award Winners Named

LITTLE ROCK – Those working to create a more sustainable community in Little Rock have been recognized with the 2022 Sustain the Rock Awards, presented by the Little Rock Sustainability Commission. The Sustain the Rock Awards recognize businesses, non-profits, individuals and departments/employees of the City of Little Rock who...

Public Meetings to Seek Input on Bond Projects

LITTLE ROCK – The City of Little Rock will host a series of public meetings in June, during which residents will be asked to provide input to shape the future of the City. The meetings concern a special election, to be held Aug. 9, 2022, during which voters will be asked to weigh in on six questions regarding issuing bonds for capital improvements, all funded by an existing 3-mill personal property tax. That tax is currently being utilized to retire bonds issued in 2013 and 2018, and those bonds will soon be fully repaid. Taxes will not increase as a result of the election.

Emergency Closure of Cantrell Road at Normandy

Contact: Spencer Watson | (w) 804 4822 | (e) A ruptured gas line has required the emergency closure of Cantrell Road at Normandy on Monday, May 2. All traffic will be diverted to detour routes. Eastbound traffic will be diverted to Mississippi, Evergreen and University before returning to Cantrell.