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Rutledge Announces Arrest of Stone County Woman for Medicaid Fraud

September 19, 2016

MELBOURNE – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the arrest of a Mountain View woman by the Izard County Sheriff’s Department.

Ashleigh Shelby, 20, was arrested and held in the Izard County Detention Facility on a $500 …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the Passing of McCrory Police Officer Robert Barker

September 15, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today issued a statement in response to the death of McCrory Police Officer Robert Aaron Barker who was responding to a call and involved in a single-vehicle accident.

“Officer Barker …   - Read More >


Rutledge to Serve as Honorary Chair of 2016 Arkansas Walk Now for Autism Speaks

September 15, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Autism Speaks Arkansas today announced that Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge will serve as the honorary chair of the 2016 Arkansas Walk Now for Autism Speaks, an inspirational and impactful opportunity to raise money …   - Read More >


Rutledge Welcomes Fall Law Clerks

September 14, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge welcomed a new class of law clerks for the fall to the Attorney General’s office. These law students work in various departments assisting with legal research, drafting memos and legal …   - Read More >


Rutledge Reaches Settlement with Children of Veterans Foundation

September 09, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has reached a settlement with the Children of Veterans Foundation, an Arizona-based organization that was accused of soliciting donations from Arkansans and claiming that those donations …   - Read More >


Rutledge to Welcome San Bernardino’s Lt. Brad Toms as Law Enforcement Summit Keynote

September 06, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the slate of speakers for the 14th annual Arkansas Law Enforcement Summit, which will be Oct. 4 and 5. The event, to be held at Camp Robinson in North Little Rock, is a …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Little Rock Man Sentenced for Crimes Involving Children

September 02, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Pulaski County man has been sentenced to 12 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction on child exploitation charges.

Michael Don Cox, 34, of Little Rock, …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the EPA’s Regional Haze Federal Implementation Plan for Arkansas

September 01, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement today after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its Federal Implementation Plan (FIP) to combat regional haze in Arkansas.

“The EPA refuses to …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Mobile Office Locations for September

August 30, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced mobile office locations for September.

Rutledge created the mobile office initiative in 2015 to make the office accessible to everyone, particularly to those who live …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the Passing of Arkansas Sheriffs’ Association Executive Director Ronnie Baldwin

August 29, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today issued a statement after learning of the passing of Arkansas Sheriffs’ Association Executive Director Ronnie Baldwin.

“Ronnie Baldwin was a selfless public servant,” said Attorney …   - Read More >