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OCTOBER CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

November 24, 2014

LITTLE ROCK –  Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $276,956.07 to victims of crime in October. Awards were made in 204 new cases. Additional expenses were paid in 19 …   - Read More >


GARLAND COUNTY WOMAN CONVICTED ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES

November 18, 2014

Co-defendant found guilty last month

LITTLE ROCK – A Hot Springs woman arrested last year by agents from the Attorney General’s Office pleaded guilty today to multiple felony child pornography charges, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel …   - Read More >


2014 OUTSTANDING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS RECOGNIZED

November 13, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – A Jonesboro Police Department corporal whose quick action helped protect lives at a Jonesboro mobile-home park in January has been named the Attorney General’s 2014 Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year, Attorney …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL SUES SELLER OF ID CARDS, ‘NOTARIA’ SERVICES

November 10, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a consumer-protection lawsuit today against a Pulaski County woman accused of deceptively advertising “notaria” services and selling ID cards improperly described as legal forms of …   - Read More >


MEDICAID FRAUD ARRESTS ANNOUNCED

November 07, 2014

LITTLE ROCK –  Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the executive director and case manager for a now-closed Faulkner County facility for the developmentally disabled have been arrested for Medicaid fraud and exploitation …   - Read More >


CYBER CRIMES UNIT ARRESTS UNION COUNTY MAN

November 06, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – A Union County man was arrested today by agents from the Attorney General’s Office for possession of child pornography, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said.

Javelle Washington, 34, of El Dorado was arrested this afternoon on …   - Read More >


FORMER BOARD DIRECTOR REIMBURSES STATE

November 05, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the former executive director of the Arkansas Fire Protection Licensing Board has paid restitution for unauthorized purchases made on a state charge card.

McDaniel sued …   - Read More >


CYBER CRIMES UNIT ARRESTS YELL COUNTY MAN

October 29, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that agents from his office have arrested a Yell County man for possession of child pornography.

Ronnie Ponder, 28, of Dardanelle was arrested Tuesday on 30 counts of …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL ANNOUNCES NEW SCHOOL SAFETY INITIATIVE

October 21, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today the launch of a new school safety training initiative for school districts and law enforcement agencies to help educators and emergency responders better prepare for active …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL CONGRATULATES PHELPS; SELECTS GEE, SADLER FOR NEW ROLES

October 20, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today congratulated Chief Deputy Attorney General Brad Phelps upon the announcement of his new position at Arkansas State University. Phelps is leaving the Attorney General’s Office after more …   - Read More >