Sheriff’s department seeking suspect wanted in 3 states


The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department is searching for a Pine Bluff man wanted for allegedly violating the hot check law and theft of property in Arkansas, on drug charges in Michigan and theft of property charges in Texas.

The last known address for Ryan Ashley King, 36, was 9632 Highway 270 in Pine Bluff.

Two law enforcement agencies in Arkansas, including Sherwood and Star City, have warrants for his arrest for allegedly violating the hot check law, according to Investigator Mickey Buffkin of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department.

Jefferson County is also seeking King on felony probable cause of theft of property.

Out of state, King is wanted by the Detroit Police Department in Michigan for alleged possession of a controlled substance and by Brown County Sheriff’s Department in Brownwood, Texas, for alleged theft of property, Buffkin said.

Anyone who sees King is asked to contact Investigator Mickey Buffkin of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department Criminal Investigation Division at 541-5496.