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Pharmacist accused of selling drugs

A pharmacist who once filled prescriptions in the Texarkana area is scheduled to appear before a judge Friday in Bowie County on 12 felony drug charges. David Edward Tetreau, 33, allegedly sold multiple prescription pills, liquid codeine and marijuana to an undercover agent working with the Special

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-03-22 23:29:26

Mother arrested in 4-year-old's death

Wake Village police have made a second arrest in the death of 4-year-old D'Money Lewis. Police arrested Khadijah LaShawn Wright, 25, of Wake Village on Thursday morning. She is the mother of D'Money. Wright was arrested on the charge of injury to a child causing serious bodily injury/death by omissi

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-03-22 19:27:20

Police seek witnesses to fatal vehicle accident

Texarkana, Texas, Police Department is looking for witnesses to Tuesday's fatal crash on Richmond Road. According to police spokesman Shawn Vaughn, there is talk of a third vehicle that left the scene of the accident, and police would like information on it. "Detectives want to talk to any possible

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-03-22 02:37:58

Mother accused in child's death

A Wake Village, Texas, mother has been arrested in the death of her 4-year-old son. Khadijah LaShawn Wright, 25, was taken into custody Thursday morning. She is charged with injury to a child causing serious bodily injury/death by omission in the death of D'Money Lewis. The charge is a first-degree

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-03-23 02:56:46

Lawyer, New Boston residents accuse Police Chief of racism, police misconduct

During Tuesday night's New Boston, Texas, City Council Meeting, allegations were made against Chief of Police Tony King, accusing him of police misconduct and harassment - as well as labeling him as a racist. The allegations were brought up by Lawyer Butch Dunbar and some New Boston residents. Short

KSLA - 2018-03-21 15:13:44

Arkansas jail holds nearly 200 roosters after cockfighting raid

Nearly 200 roosters are being kept on the grounds of an Arkansas county jail after authorities raided a suspected cockfighting operation Saturday. Sevier County Sheriff Robert Gentry said they will remain there until a court decides where to place them. The birds are being kept in wire cages and car

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-03-22 16:22:10

Texarkana, TX woman dead after 2-car crash

A Texarkana, TX woman is dead following a two-car crash Tuesday evening. The crash happened just before 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of Richmond Road and Wheeler Street. Police say 30-year-old Laquinia Hopkins was driving a 2003 Toyota Avalon eastbound on Wheeler Street. When Hopkins tried to cro


Car crash near Hooks kills two

Two women are dead after a one-vehicle accident in Bowie County. The crash happened about 6 p.m. Monday along the Interstate 30 service road near Hooks, Texas, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety fatality report. The 2016 Mazda 6 was westbound when it ran off the road, traveled up an em


Texarkana, AR woman killed in crash

TEXARKANA, TEXAS - A Texarkana, Arkansas woman was killed in a crash Tuesday afternoon. Police say the crash happened at the intersection of Richmond Road and Wheeler Street at 5:27 p.m. One of the drivers, LaQuinia Hopkins, 30, of Texarkana Arkansas, was pronounced dead at the scene. The prelimina


Deeper Spring Lake Park pond home again to scaly residents

Filled to the bream After months empty of wildlife, the Spring Lake Park pond again is home to hundreds of fish. On Wednesday, Texas Parks and Wildlife fisheries experts caught about 500 bluegill, redear and warmouth sunfish, aka bream, in Bringle Lake and then released them into the pond, which was

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-03-22 02:42:54

Horatio man faces gun, meth charges

Navarette-Martinez An assault-style rifle, more than a thousand rounds of ammunition and a pound of methamphetamine were allegedly seized from the home of a Sevier County, Ark., man last week. Yeyserh Navarette-Martinez, 27, is the only defendant listed in a federal criminal complaint unsealed las


Ashdown Police Department gets a new canine officer

Ashdown, Ark., Police Department accepted a narcotic-detecting K-9 dog into the department March 12. "The K-9 dog, whose name is 'ROLO,' will be used to fight the war on drugs in Ashdown as well as assisting surrounding agencies as requested," Ashdown Police Sgt. Zane Butler said. ROLO is a 2 1/2-ye


Police pursuit started in Hooks ends in Texarkana

(photo by Field Walsh) One person is in custody after leading police on a high speed chase from Hooks, TX to Richmond Rd. in Texarkana. The pursuit started when a Hooks Police officer attempted to stop the suspect on a family violence charge. The suspect led officers eastbound on Interstate 30 from


Logging truck wreck at Hwy. 79-82 intersection dumps timber onto roadway

Police direct traffic as emergency road workers (pictured) attempt to lift a turned-over logging truck from the ditch. Just before 5:30 p.m. last Thursday, the big rig spilled over onto its side and dumped its massive cargo of fresh-cut timber while merging onto U.S. Highway 82 West in Magnolia at t


Miller County officials warn of property fraud

TEXARKANA, Ar - Property owners in Miller County, Arkansas are getting some advice in the mail along with this year's tax notices -- a warning about property fraud. Notices about protecting your property are hitting the mailboxes of over thirty thousand property owners in Miller County. It's a warni


More than 100 people detained in Arkansas cockfighting raid

De QUEEN, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say more than 100 people were taken into custody when dozens of law enforcement officers raided a suspected cockfighting operation in southwest Arkansas. The bust happened in Sevier County north of De Queen, about 125 miles (201 kilometers) southwest of Little Rock.


Clear path on downtown sidewalk sales

Some downtown Texarkana sidewalks soon will be open for business, thanks to an ordinance approved Monday by the Texarkana, Ark., Board of Directors. The board voted unanimously to let businesses in the 100 through 400 blocks of East Broad Street use 5 feet the 11-foot-wide sidewalks in front of thei


Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident in Arkadelphia

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. -- A man is dead after a motorcycle accident early Sunday morning. 28-year-old Stefone Buckley was killed in the wreck. It happened near the intersection of Highways 7 and 51 shortly before 3:00 a.m. According to a preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police, Buckley's motor


More than 100 arrested in southwest Arkansas cockfighting bust

De QUEEN, Ark. (AP) - Authorities said more than 100 people were taken into custody when dozens of law enforcement officers raided a suspected cockfighting operation in southwest Arkansas. The bust happened in Sevier County north of De Queen, about 125 miles southwest of Little Rock. Sevier County S


Arkansaurus details published in scientific paleontology journal

LOCKESBURG, Ark. (AP) - A scientific journal has given its imprimatur to Arkansas' state dinosaur, noting that its kind flourished in Asia but are not well-represented in North America. Details about the Arkansaurus fridayi were published Monday in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology. Joe Friday