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.
March 2015FORT SMITH MAN SENTENCED TO OVER 17 YEARS IN PRISON FOR ROLE IN DRUG TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATION TWO MEN SENTENCED TO A TOTAL OF 55 YEARS IN PRISON FOR UNRELATED SEXUAL CRIMES INVOLVING MINORS FORMER LAFAYETTE COUNTY TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR SENTENCED TO 24 MONTHS FOR EMBEZZLEMENT OF PUBLIC FUNDS FIRST OF EIGHT DEFENDANTS PLEADS GUILTY IN TAX FRAUD AND IDENTITY THEFT SCHEME IN EL DORADO & CROSSETT, ARKANSAS GARLAND COUNTY JAIL ESCAPEE SENTENCED TO 32 YEARS IN PRISON ON FIREARMS CHARGES IN CONNECTION WITH ROBBERY AND CARJACKING INVESTIGATION INTO DRUG TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATION IN CARROL COUNTY RESULTS IN SIX DEFENDANTS BEING SENTENCED TO A TOTAL OF OVER 50 YEARS TEXARKANA MAN SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS IN PRISON FOR CHILD PORNOGRAPHY OFFENSE FORT SMITH MAN ARRAIGNED FOR SEX TRAFFICKING OF TWO MINOR FEMALES JURY FINDS ROGERS MAN GUILTY OF KIDNAPPING TEXAS WOMAN SPRINGDALE MAN SENTENCED TO OVER EIGHT YEARS IN PRISON FOR CONSPIRACY TO DISTRIBUTE METHAMPHETAMINE JURY FINDS FAYETTEVILLE BUSINESSMAN GUILTY OF BANK FRAUD HUSBAND AND WIFE ARRAIGNED ON CHARGES OF FRAUD AND MONEY LAUNDERING RELATED TO CLASSIC CAR SCHEME