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Western District of Arkansas - News Releases


August 22, 2018 - On Wednesday, August 22, 2018, the U.S. Marshals Service led Western Arkansas Fugitive Task Force, located four missing children (ages ranging from 15 months to 7 years old) and arrested their mother, Lacee Pattengill, age 29. Pattengill was wanted for Interference with Custody.

August 18, 2018 - On Tuesday, August 14, 2018, the U.S. Marshals Service led Western Arkansas Fugitive Task Force, began working with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Arkansas State Police, Arkansas Probation and Parole, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, in an attempt to locate and arrest Danny Trent Barrows. Barrows was wanted for the kidnapping of the mother of his child, and the kidnapping of his child in which an Amber Alert was issued by the Arkansas State Police.

March 28, 2018 - The U.S. Marshals led Western Arkansas Fugitive Task Force (WATF) has arrested Carlos Gomez-Aguilar in Springdale, AR. Gomez-Aguilar was identified as a suspect by Fayetteville Police Department Detectives following a shooting that took place at the Silver Dollar Cabaret in Fayetteville on January 21, 2018.

March 12, 2018 - On January 5, 2018, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office met with Deputy United States Marshals to request assistance in locating and apprehending Cory Oxford. Oxford, 26, was wanted by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office for 2 Counts of Rape and Transportation of a Minor for Prohibited Sexual Conduct.

January 26, 2018 - The U.S. Marshals led Western Arkansas Fugitive Task Force, along with the Springdale Police Department and Washington County Sheriff’s Office, arrested Odell Rhodes in the Hickory Flat area in East Washington County on Thursday afternoon. Rhodes was wanted by the Springdale Police Department on theft charges and fleeing from law enforcement in a motor vehicle.

May 06, 2015 - U.S. Marshals in Fayetteville, Arkansas have arrested Frank Potter. Potter escaped from the Adair County Jail in Oklahoma on May 2nd. Authorities in Adair County say Potter climbed over a fence to escape.

February 14, 2014 - The U.S. Marshals Service, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the Benton County Sheriff’s Office arrested Arthur James Dicken of Garfield, Arkansas on charges stemming from firearm violations. Dicken was wanted by the Carson City, Nevada Sheriff's Office for Possession of a Firearm by a Person Convicted of a Felony. is an official site of the U.S. Federal Government, U.S. Department of Justice