Bond Street home broken into last night, Police asking for help in finding the suspect

Bond Street home broken into last night, Police asking for help in finding the suspect

The Warren Police Department is asking the public for their help in identifying a suspect in a Bond Street home invasion. Below is the official statement form the Warren PD: On Thursday, September 8, 2022, at 2:33 a.m., Warren Police Department Officers were dispatched to a residence on Bond Street in reference to a home…

End of summer State Police patrols aimed at impaired drivers

End of summer State Police patrols aimed at impaired drivers

Arkansas motorists will begin to see more Arkansas State Troopers, sheriff’s deputies and local police on patrol later this week. The increased presence of law enforcement officers on state highways and local roads is part of a joint mission with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) to stop impaired driving. Beginning…

Warren Civil Service Commission approves three police hires

Warren Civil Service Commission approves three police hires

The Warren Civil Service Commission met Monday, July 25 to consider applicants for the position of Warren Police Patrolman. There are two current vacancies to fill. After reviewing all background checks and interviewing the applicants, the Commission took the following actions: voted to hire Keith Thompson voted to hire Jaye McMillan voted to approve John…

Warren native one of 21 newly commissioned State Police Troopers

Warren native one of 21 newly commissioned State Police Troopers

Twenty-one Arkansas State Police Recruits received their trooper commissions Thursday evening during a graduation ceremony in the rotunda of the state capitol, including Ana Escamilla of Warren. The graduates were among an initial field of 227 applicants who were tested and interviewed during 2021. On January 23rd this year, 38 recruits assembled at the state…

Car crashes into railroad sign on Martin Street in Warren Saturday night

Car crashes into railroad sign on Martin Street in Warren Saturday night

WARREN, Ark. – A red convertible crashed at the railroad crossing on Martin Street in Warren Saturday night, March 26, 2022 at around 8:15 p.m, totaling the vehicle and damaging a railroad sign. Warren Police Department officers say that preliminary information indicates the driver of the convertible was driving south on Martin Street when the…

Desha County shooting leaves one dead, State Police CID asked to investigate

Desha County shooting leaves one dead, State Police CID asked to investigate

DUMAS, Ark. – A shooting incident northeast of Dumas early Saturday afternoon, February 19, 2022, claimed the life of Travis Edward Ward, 40, of 650 Oakwood Bayou Road. A suspect in the shooting has been questioned by Arkansas State Police Special Agents and released at the direction of the county prosecuting attorney while the investigation…

Felsenthal man killed in motorcycle accident

Felsenthal man killed in motorcycle accident

STRONG, Ark. (AR)  – A Felsenthal man, 45 year-old Michael E. Simmons, was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident on State Highway 275 near Strong in Union County Sunday, January 30, 2022 when the Harley Davidson he was driving struck a dog that entered the roadway. According to the Arkansas State Police, Simmons was driving…

Warren Civil Service hires new police officer

Warren Civil Service hires new police officer

Members of the Warren Civil Service Commission met Tuesday evening in the Warren Municipal Courtroom to consider candidates for the position of Police Patrolman. After reviewing candidates and conducting an interview, the Commission voted to hire Daniel La Kristan Pace. Mr. Pace is a certified Law Enforcement Officer. Mr. Pace was vetted by the Warren…

Police investigating truck and other items stolen from shop on South Myrtle

Police investigating truck and other items stolen from shop on South Myrtle

This month the ‘Warren Police Department is investigating a burglary of a shop on South Myrtle Street. A Green 4X4 Chevrolet Silverado truck bearing Arkansas license plate 804WYW was stolen along with other items. Also under investigation is a burglary at Southside Baptist Church on Shelby Street near South Main Street. There have also been…

Warren PD warns residents to be vigilant in wake of recent thefts and break-ins

Warren PD warns residents to be vigilant in wake of recent thefts and break-ins

Over the last couple of weeks the members of the Warren Police Department have responded to an increased number of thefts / breaking or entering cases. A large majority (if not all) of the cases have been against those who have left their property unsecured. We have attempted to increase our patrols and use various…

Warren Civil Service hires certified police officer

Warren Civil Service hires certified police officer

Warren, Arkansas – Darren O’Neal McAdoo, Jr., a certified police officer, was hired Tuesday, January 4, 2022 by the Warren Civil Service Commission as a police officer for the City of Warren. The Warren Civil Service Commission met Tuesday to consider candidates for the position of Police Officer. Background checks had been completed and the…

Rash of car break-ins have happened recently in Warren, residents asked to report suspicious activity

Rash of car break-ins have happened recently in Warren, residents asked to report suspicious activity

The Warren Police Department has taken multiple reports in reference to unlocked / unsecured vehicles having items stolen out of them. Various items have been stolen including but not limited to electronics, firearms, jewelry and money. As like any other time of the year we want to encourage everyone to take all of their valuable…

Warren Police warn of a spam caller targeting local residents

Warren Police warn of a spam caller targeting local residents

According to the Warren Police Department there is a spam call being made to Warren residents in an attempt to get citizens’ social security numbers. “They did use one of our officer names, James Miller,” said WPD’s Vallen Correll. The Warren Police Department says they will never call about a warrant or even request a…

Warren Civil Service Commission hires two patrolmen

Warren Civil Service Commission hires two patrolmen

In a City of Warren Civil Service Commission meeting conducted Tuesday, November 16, the commission hired two new patrolmen to work within the Warren Police Department. Hired were Jammie Leigh Smith and Terrance L. Vaughn. Both were hired as full-time officers. Neither are certified, which will require their attendance at the Arkansas Law Enforcement Academy.…

Warren PD tells local churches to keep an eye on church vehicles

Warren PD tells local churches to keep an eye on church vehicles

The Warren Police Department released a statement Tuesday, October 26, 2021 asking citizens, church members and pastors in particular, to keep a close eye on their church vehicles after reports of parts being stolen locally. Warren Police Officer B. Johnston recently took a report at a local church in reference to catalytic converters being stolen…

DL testing site closure notifications for October 18 and October 25

DL testing site closure notifications for October 18 and October 25

Troop F Communications department of the Arkansas State Police announced Monday that there will be no driver’s license testing at the El Dorado testing site Monday, October 18. There will also be no driver’s license testing at the Fordyce testing site Monday, October 25, 2021. For further information, please contact Troop F of the Arkansas…

Police car and fire engine issues discussed during September Warren City Council meeting-Video included

Police car and fire engine issues discussed during September Warren City Council meeting-Video included

Meeting in regular session Monday evening, September 13, 2021, the Warren City Council conducted numerous items of monthly business including step pay increases for two police officers and a pay increase for one officer upon his promotion to Corporal. All six council members attended the meeting and Mayor Denisa Pennington presided. Financial reports were given…