McGehee Police Department

  • Agency: McGehee Police Department
  • Address: 2412 Hwy 65 N., McGehee, 71654 AR
  • Chief: Jim White (Chief of Police)
Phone: 870-222-3636

McGehee Police Department is located at 2412 Hwy 65 N., McGehee, 71654 AR. The Chief of Police of the department is Jim White. The McGehee Police Department phone number is 870-222-3636.

McGehee Police Department News

We are getting closer to June 23rd and our 1st Co-Ed softball tournament benefiting our Shop with a Cop program. Here is a list of some of the rules and more information regarding our tournament. Due to the overwhelming support of our community we have been able to secure sponsorships to help make sure this tournament is a success. I hope to see you on June 23rd...

Mcgehee Police Department is accepting applications for jailers. Please apply in person. EOE.

These 2 bicycles were found at a business here in town. If they belong to you or you know who owns them, please contact Assistant Chief Bradberry so they can be returned to their owner.

We are excited to announce that on June 23rd we will be hosting a Co-Ed Softball Tournament benefiting our Shop With a Cop Program. Entry fee is $150 per team. There will be prizes for 1st place and for the winner of the Homerun Derby. For more information please contact Assistant Chief Clint Bradberry, Caleb Fowler or Kelby Snow. More details to come later.

Mcgehee Police Department is currently accepting applications for jailers. Please apply in person .

Come out and show your support for our State Champion Mcgehee Owls !!!!

Mcgehee Police Department wants to congratulate Coach Pace and his Mcgehee Owl basketball team on winning the Arkansas 3A State Championship.

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On 26 October 2017 Mcgehee Police Department executed a narcotics search warrant at 800 Midway Alley. Officers located over 3 grams of Ice Methamphetamine, marijuana, and a handgun. The resident of the home Brandon Moore was present at the time of the search warrant, and was arrested on a warrant for Delivery of Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine). Moore had a 1st Judicial Appearance the following day and bond was set at $25000. Moore is charged with 2 counts of delivery of methamphetamine, possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine, and simultaneous possession of drugs and firearm.

**** UPDATE**** JAMIE ELLINGTON HAS BEEN LOCATED. Thanks everyone for your help. Desha County Sheriff's Office is seeking help locating Jamie Ellington. She was last seen last night at her home in the Kelso area around 9P.M. She has shoulder length brown hair and hazel eyes. Jamie is approximately 5'2" and 110 pounds. Anyone with any information is urged to contact Desha County Sheriff's Office at 870-877-2327 or Mcgehee Police Department at 870-222-3636

Don't forget to join us tomorrow morning for the prescription drug take back at the Gazebo on Main Street. We'll be there from 8-12. Bring us your unused or expired prescription medications. It will be cold, but we'll be there and hope you'll join us.

Don't forget to join us Saturday morning from 8 A.M until 12 P.M. at the Gazebo for the 2017 Drug Take Back. Bring us all of your unused, unwated or expired prescription drugs.

Drug Take Back October 28th 2017 8:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. At the Gazebo in front of WWII Japanese American Internment Museum Law enforcement agencies across the state will be collecting old or expired prescription drugs on Saturday October 28th 2017 as part of the 14th National Drug Take Back Event. Drug overdose deaths are the leading cause of unintentional injury deaths in the United States, exceeding vehicle fatalities by 50 percent. More than 143 people die in the U.S. each day due to prescription drug overdose. In Arkansas alone, 1000 people died from drug overdoses between 2013 and 2015. Members of Mcgehee Police Department will be out at the collection site to assist in helping you turn in your unwanted, unsused, or expired prescription drugs. We hope to see you there.

On the evening of 17 September 2017 MPD officers were dispatched to an address on South 5th Street in reference to someone giving the callers' grandchild drugs. Upon arrival officers retrived a glass smoking device that had been used to smoke methamphetamine and a small plastic baggie containing ice methamphetamine. Officers located the suspect, Cameron Kirkham and while speaking with officers Kirkham admitted to giving the minor both the smoking device and the methamphetamine. He was placed under arrest for Delivery of Methamphetamine and Delivery of Drug Paraphernalia to a Minor. Kirkham's bond was set at $25,000.

On Friday evening September 1st 2017at approximately 10 PM, officers conducted a traffic stop on vehicle for a traffic offense. Officers made contact with the driver Terrence Henry of McGehee and noticed the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle officers located over 5 grams of crack cocaine and over 3 grams of ice methamphetamine, and a partially smoked marijuana cigarette. Henry had over $2000 in cash on his person, amd was placed under arrest for Possession of Controlled Substance with Purpose to Deliver and Possession of Marijuana. His bond was set at $20,000.


McGehee Police Department is deeply saddened to hear of the tragic passing of Drew County Sheriff's Deputy Timothy Braden. Deputy Braden began his career here at McGehee Police Department where he served the city of McGehee and its citizens for over 3 years. He was family to us. Please keep his family and the Drew County Sheriff's Office in your thoughts and prayers.

Last week a series of joint investigations conducted by the 10th Drug Task Force and the McGehee Police Department resulted in the arrest of several local residents for drug related charges. As part of a wider investigation into drug activity in the McGehee area, these arrests are the second series of arrests made by local agencies and will be followed up with more outstanding arrest warrants being served on other suspects. Arrested were the following: Cortez Bailey- 35, Delivery of Controlled substance, cocaine Linda Curry- 49, Delivery of a controlled substance, Schedule 2 Gregory Bess- 61, Delivery of a controlled substance, Schedule 2 Ronald Collins- 59, Delivery of a controlled substance, Schedule 2

We are aware that AT&T is having some difficulties with their phone lines, effecting Mcgehee Police Department. Until the problem has been resolved, you will have to come to the police department to file a report or you can still reach us by dialling 911, in the case of an emergency.

On July 5th, 2017 MPD attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehcile driven by Anton Henderon, but Henderson exited the vehicle while it was still moving. While fleeing on foot he discarded methamphetamine and other plastic baggies used to package illegal narcotics. A warrant has been issued for his arrest. McGehee PD is asking if anyone knows his location please contact us at 870-222-3636 or email LT Bradberry at Any information is appreciated.

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***Update*** All 3 suspects have been identified and are in custody. Thanks to everyone that called with tips and information. We would also like to thank Lake Village Police Department and the Ashley County Sheriffs Office for assistance in locating these suspects. More information will be released at a later time.

McGehee Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer, certified preferred but not required. Benefits and equal opportunity employer. Applications may be picked up 24/7 at the McGehee Police Department, absolutely no phone calls. Return all applications with proper documents to the front desk of the Police Department.