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News from the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office..

The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank everyone who participated in the September 27th RX Take Back sponsored by the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office and the Lawrence County ATOD Coalition. 86 pounds of old meds will be turned into the DEA.














**Got RX Drugs that need to be disposed of?
Turn in your unused or expired medication for safe disposal on
Saturday, September 27th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, 315 W. Main • Walnut Ridge
All types of medications accepted.
Only you can make a difference in your community to get unwanted/expired drugs out of the hands of our youth.
Visit www.AR takeback.org for a location nearest you.
Help to keep our communities drug free and to keep our environment clean.

–Sheriff Dotson today released a list of 6 Sex Offenders that lived in Lawrence County that have failed to register. Offenders are required to register their address with the county they live in and check in with the sheriff’s office. The following people have not checked in and after failing to comply officers went to the last known addresses to do a home visit.

The offenders were not living at the addresses listed which is a violation of their conditions of release. Sheriff Dotson and investigators contacted a Judge and had Bench Warrants issued for the immediate arrest of the following persons. Dotson stated that releasing this information to the public will hopefully develop leads as to the whereabouts of the subjects with assistance of the public. If you have seen or know the whereabouts of any of these subjects, you are urged to contact the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office at 870-886-2525 or tips@lawrencecountysheriffsoffice.com .
The warrants were issued for the following:

Benjamin John Brickey, DOB 7-21-1980 Last known to be in the Black Rock or possibly Walnut Ridge area.

Michael Wayne Cowart, DOB 7-17-1979 Last known to be in the Hoxie area but could also be in the Rockford Il. area.

Dustin Lee Jackson, DOB 8-21-1988 Last known to be in the Hoxie area.

Charles Eugene Meeker, DOB 1-21-1951 Last known to live in the Hoxie area.

Dennis L. Mullin, DOB 12-20-1947, Last known to live in the Hoxie area.

Charles Thomas Flanigan, DOB 1-31-1950, Last known to live in the Hoxie area.

Saturday, April 26th, 2014 there will be an RX take back from 10:00 am til 2:00 pm with a drop off locations at the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office. All medications will be accepted and no questions asked.
We also have a permanent Rx drop box at the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office. 315 West Main Street, Walnut Ridge
Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department and ATOD Coalition of Lawrence County


LCSO 2011 News

12-27-2011- The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) is pleased to announce its newest NCMEC 9-1-1 Call Center Partner! The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office (Walnut Ridge, AR) has completed the required steps to become a NCMEC 9-1-1 Call Center Partner, demonstrating their commitment to protecting children. Through training and adoption of best practices …

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LCSO 2012 News

November 28th 2012-Shortly before the Thanksgiving break, students at the Pocahontas Middle School were given the opportunity to see the effects of driving under the influence. Sheriff Dotson provided goggles that simulate the effects of drugs and alcohol on the students vision, the students are then allowed to drive the Sheriff’s ATV around an obstacle …

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LCSO 2013 News

December 2013- The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office and ATOD Coalition of Lawrence County participated in the Walnut Ridge Christmas Parade on December 3, 2013 with ATOD members ,Sheriff Jody Dotson and his wife Karla riding on the float and passing out candy to parade onlookers. The ATOD/LCSO float took home 3rd place in the Walnut …

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