Union County man pleads guilty to arson and jury tampering after attempt to burn wildlife officer’s truck
May 3, 2019
EL DORADO – A Union County man has pleaded guilty to attempted arson and jury tampering in a case involving an Arkansas Game and Fish Commission wildlife officer’s truck. Harold S. Otwell, 47, of El Dorado, pleaded guilty to two felonies this week after he attempted to burn an AGFC wildlife officer’s truck.
April 5, 2019
MONTICELLO — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission are conducting a joint investigation into the death of a mature bald eagle found in Drew County March 28.
March 27, 2019
MAYFLOWER – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission welcomed 16 cadets into their 18-week enforcement training period with their official swearing-in on Monday, May 18.
March 6, 2019
LITTLE ROCK — Last week, first responders from across central Arkansas lined the streets as they waited to salute as an Arkansas Game and Fish Commission truck to pass by, but it was not the wildlife officer driving the truck they were focused on. Instead, they were standing tall and saluting the courage of the young man riding in the back of the truck, Louie Schneider. This would be the last ride in a vehicle the 9-year-old would make in his short, but impactful life.
March 6, 2019
LITTLE ROCK — Eleven Arkansas Game and Fish Commission enforcement officers and a K-9 were recipients of the division’s top honors Tuesday in the sixth annual AGFC Enforcement Division Awards at the Crowne Plaza.
July 25, 2018
BOONEVILLE – Looting or vandalizing a Native American burial ground led to felony convictions of two men in Logan County earlier this year. Both were sentenced to 36 months of jail time and were each ordered to pay restitution of $2,000.
July 11, 2018
HOT SPRINGS – More than 200 citations and 400 warnings were issued to boaters on Arkansas waters last week as part of two operations by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Law Enforcement Division, according to Col. Greg Rae, chief of the division.