Serving the People of Arkansas
Welcome to the Western District of Arkansas. The Western District of Arkansas includes 34 counties stretching from Texarkana and El Dorado to Fayetteville and Fort Smith. This Office is proud to represent the federal law enforcement interests of the people of the Western District of Arkansas and the country. The office is responsible for the prosecution of federal criminal statutes for all of The Western District of Arkansas, from acts of terrorism to public corruption, white-collar crime, organized crime and gang activities, internet-related crimes, drug importation through Western Arkansas, and many other criminal acts. The Office also is charged, through its Civil Division, with defending agencies of the United States, enforcing regulatory agencies' authority, and recovering funds from violators of U.S. criminal, regulatory, and civil laws.
You will find several links to resources we hope you will find informative and helpful, including one to our press office website, which provides frequently updated news releases concerning the Office's criminal and civil prosecutions and initiatives.
December 2014EIGHT MEN ARRESTED AS PART OF INVESTIGATION INTO DRUG TRAFFICKING IN HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS TWO MEN SENTENCED TO COMBINED TWENTY YEARS FOR FELON IN POSSESSION OF FIREARMS CHARGES MOUNT IDA MAN SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS IN PRISON FOR MONEY LAUNDERING AND WIRE FRAUD GARLAND COUNTY JAIL ESCAPEE PLEADS GUILTY TO FIREARMS CHARGES IN CONNECTION WITH HOT SPRINGS ROBBERY AND CARJACKING
November 2014FOUR SOUTH ARKANSAS MEN SENTENCED TO A TOTAL OF OVER 31 YEARS FOR UNRELATED DRUG TRAFFICKING OFFENSES SIX SENTENCED TO COMBINED TWENTY-SIX YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING OFFENSES FORT SMITH MAN FOUND GUILTY OF BANKRUPTCY FRAUD AND FELON IN POSSESSION AFTER JURY TRIAL HOT SPRINGS MAN SENTENCED TO OVER NINE YEARS IN PRISON FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING AND FEDERAL FIREARMS CHARGES MULDROW, OKLAHOMA MAN SENTENCED TO 63 MONTHS IN PRISON FOR DISTRIBUTING METHAMPHETAMINE BELLA VISTA MAN SENTENCED TO 75 MONTHS IN PRISON WITHOUT PAROLE FOR CHILD PORNOGRAPHY TWO NORTHWEST ARKANSAS MEN SENTENCED TO 30 YEARS AND 80 YEARS IN PRISON FOR OFFENSES INVOLVING SEXUAL ABUSE OF TWO-YEAR-OLD GIRL AND EIGHT-YEAR-OLD BOY MEDIA ADVISORY