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.
October 2014JOINT PRESS RELEASE BY ARKANSAS UNITED STATES ATTORNEYS RELATING TO NOVEMBER 2014 ELECTIONS THREE MEN SENTENCED TO A COMBINED SENTENCE OF OVER 25 YEARS IN PRISON FOR DRUG-TRAFFICKING FORT SMITH ARMED CAREER CRIMINAL SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS FOR BEING FELON IN POSSESSION OF A FIREARM FORT SMITH MAN SENTENCED TO 30 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR CHILD PORNOGRAPHY OFFENSES FIVE INDIVIDUALS APPEAR IN COURT ON DRUG TRAFFICKING CHARGES FAYETTEVILLE MAN SENTENCED TO 97 MONTHS FOR FEDERAL CHILD PORNOGRAPHY OFFENSE CALIFORNIA CAREER OFFENDER AND CO-CONSPIRATOR SENTENCED TO OVER 18 YEARS FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING FORMER UAFS PROFESSOR SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS IN PRISON FOR CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CAREER OFFENDER SENTENCED TO OVER NINE YEARS FOR FELON IN POSSESSION OF FIREARM VIOLATION FAYETTEVILLE MAN SENTENCED TO SEVEN AND ONE-HALF YEARS FOR CHILD PORNOGRAPHY