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Tip leads to two drug arrests

After receiving a tip that there was going to be a drug transaction on the parking lot of a convenience store on South Olive Street Monday, Pine Bluff Police Department vice and narcotics officers went to the lot and arrested two men who were inside a vehicle that matched the one that the tipster had provided.

PBPD investigating Saturday homicide, city’s third in six days

The Pine Bluff Police Department has identified the victim in Saturday’s homicide as 30-year-old Earnest Ford Jr. of Pine Bluff. This is the city’s sixth murder of 2016 and the third in the past six days. According to a police department news release, at around 5:03 p.m., officers responded to the area of 1112 E. 24th Ave. in reference to a person having been shot.