The Pine Bluff Police Department will begin a social media outreach service Thursday that will provide followers with information on wanted individuals, stolen vehicles, missing persons and other items regarding public safety or community interest.
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A Pine Bluff woman was arrested Saturday after an alleged beating incident.
Pine Bluff police located man who was sought on forgery and theft charges Tuesday after issuing a be-on-the-lookout alert for him early in the day.
A multi-vehicle accident at about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday on West 28th Avenue near Bay Street shut down westbound traffic on the overpass for a lengthy period of time while police and wreckers worked to clean up the street. Westbound traffic was being diverted at Catalpa Street, while traffic attempting to turn west on 28th Avenue from Bay Street was diverted back into the Shady Grove area. No details were immediately available on the accident, which involved at least three vehicles. (Pine Bluff Commercial/Ray King)
An investigation into the shooting death of a Pine Bluff man and the wounding of a second Sunday night took a different twist Tuesday during a probable cause hearing in Jefferson County District Court when a third person was linked to the incident.
A report that a bank card had been stolen from a secure area at Jefferson Regional Medical Center last week resulted in the arrest of a woman who worked there and who allegedly admitted taking the card and using it.
A reported residential burglary in the 800 block of West Barraque Street on Friday afternoon led to the arrest of a man who police say was identified by witnesses as the person who broke into the house.
Formal charges have been filed against a man who allegedly shot another man to death in February, and prosecutors reduced charges against a second man who had been arrested after an incident last October that led to another man’s death.
An investigation into a series of house burglaries in Pine Bluff and Jefferson County resulted in the arrest of a man who allegedly admitted being involved in 19 separate burglaries over a 45-day period.
A reported armed disturbance Thursday resulted in the arrest of a woman who allegedly pointed a rifle at another woman on the parking lot of the public library.