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Rutledge Announces North Little Rock Woman Sentenced for Drug Fraud

November 09, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the conviction of a Pulaski County woman for drug fraud. Cheri Bates-West pleaded guilty in Pulaski County Circuit Court. Bates-West was sentenced to four years of …   - Read More >


Rutledge Presented Arkansas State Police Foundation Chairman’s Award

November 08, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge was recently presented with the Arkansas State Police Foundation Chairman’s Award during an annual appreciation dinner at the Governor’s Mansion.

The Chairman’s Award recognizes an …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Arrest of Hot Spring County Woman for Medicaid Fraud

November 07, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the arrest of a Malvern woman.

Marquita Morgan, 33, was arrested and released from the Pulaski County Detention Facility on a $2,500 bond. She is charged with one count …   - Read More >


Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Summit Held in Little Rock

November 04, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today, along with the Arkansas Office of the Drug Director, Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy and the Criminal Justice Institute, a division of the University of Arkansas System, hosted …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces North Little Rock Man Sentenced for Crimes Involving Children

November 04, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Pulaski County man has been sentenced to 15 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction on child exploitation charges.

Anthony Farisa, 42, of North Little …   - Read More >


Rutledge, FBI, DEA Invite Arkansans to ‘Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict’ Screening

November 01, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) invite Arkansans to a screening of the documentary, “Chasing the Dragon,” at 7 …   - Read More >


Rutledge Visits All 75 Counties for the Second Time in Two Years

November 01, 2016

BATESVILLE – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has conducted roundtables in all of Arkansas’s 75 counties for the second time in two years. Today, she met with local business owners in her hometown of Batesville in Independence County …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision to Review the Federal Government’s Bathroom Directive

October 28, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement after the U.S. Supreme Court announced it would hear arguments in Gloucester County v. Grimm, a case out of Virginia that will determine if federal agencies …   - Read More >


Rutledge Part of $41.2 Million Settlement with Hyundai and Kia

October 27, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has reached a multistate settlement with automakers Hyundai and Kia to resolve allegations that the companies misrepresented the mileage and fuel economy standards on several of their …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Mobile Office Locations for November

October 26, 2016

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

Attorney General Rutledge created the mobile office initiative to make the office accessible to everyone, particularly to those who …   - Read More >