Corning Police Department

  • Agency: Corning Police Department
  • Address: 308 W Main St, Corning, 72422 AR
  • Chief: (Chief of Police)
Phone: 870-857-3311
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Corning Police Department is located at 308 W Main St, Corning, 72422 AR. The Corning Police Department phone number is 870-857-3311.

Corning Police Department News

Chief Leach reports that he was just informed by the mayor that they have decided to change the Trick or Treating to Tuesday night due to the weather that we are suppose to have on Wednesday.

Chief Jimmy Leach and the Corning Police Department wants to wish everyone a Happy and safe Halloween and that the hours for this will be 5pm to 9pm.

Members of the Corning Police Department will be hosting a tailgate party this week at the Friday Night Homecoming game. We will be smoking meat all night Thursday night. Come by and see us, and get you a plate. We plan on starting to eat at 5:00pm.

I, Chief Jimmy Leach want to commend all the Officers, City workers, and others who helped today in the search of the suspect who ran today. Great job well done and the suspect was apprehended, and taken back into custody.

Here for ya, got your back Autumn....

Chief Jimmy Leach would like to ask everyone to please be extra careful this next week as you are out in town, it is Spring Break and the kids will be out playing and having fun, not in school during the day as we have gotten accustomed to right now. We at the Corning Police Department would like to wish all the Kids a safe and Happy Spring Break.

The Boil water has been lifted !!

The City if Corning is under a Boil Water Advisory until further notice.

Chief Leach also wants to remind everyone about the laws on smoking with children in the vehicle. 2012 Arkansas Code Title 20 - Public Health And Welfare Subtitle 2 - Health And Safety Chapter 27 - Miscellaneous Health and Safety Provisions Subchapter 19 - -- Arkansas Protection from Secondhand Smoke for Children Act of 2006 § 20-27-1903 - Tobacco use -- Prohibitions. Universal Citation: AR Code § 20-27-1903 (2012) Smoking is prohibited in any motor vehicle in which a child who is less than fourteen (14) years of age is a passenger.

Chief Jimmy Leach would like to remind everyone about the Laws reguarding the use of cell phones in school zones... Distracted Driving in Arkansas In the state of Arkansas, there is a law that prohibits the use of hand-held cell phones in school zones and highway work zones. All drivers are prohibited from text messaging, and those who violate this prohibition, face fines of up to $100. If you are under 18 years of age, you are not allowed to use a cell phone, be it with or without a hands-free accessory. Violators face fines of up to $50. Text messaging is prohibited for all drivers, no matter what age they are. Drivers between the ages of 18 and 20 must use hands-free accessories for their cell phones if they want to be able to talk on their phones while driving. If you are not using a hands-free accessory, you may get a $50 fine. This will be monitored.

Chief Jimmy Leach reports that on January 17th, 2018, the Corning Police Department executed 3 search warrants inside the city limits of Corning. Arrested at that time was Sylvia Johnson of Corning, and charged with Possession of Controlled Substance Methamphetamine, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in intent to use, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia with intent to deliver; Ashley Lewis of Corning, charged with Possession of Controlled Substance Methamphetamine, Possession of Hydrocodone, Possession of Controlled Substance Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia with Intent, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Also charged was Becky Sharpe with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia with intent to use, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia with intent, and Possession of Controlled Substance Marijuana. Both Becky Sharpe and Ashley Lewis’ charges will have the enhancement of being within 1000 feet of a school. We also want to thank Sheriff Terry Miller and the Clay County Sheriff’s Department for their assistance in these searches.

Congrats to Pinedale WY for winning the Ranger Country USA campaign. Thank you to everyone who voted for the City of Corning during this event. This whole thing has been fun for us. The City of Corning will be awarded for supporting and participating with Polaris by Polaris donating three Polaris Ranger Vehicles to three Organizations within Corning. Those names will be announced soon.

Can anyone help identify this subject or who this truck belongs too? Thanks in advance

Chief Jimmy Leach reports that on Feb. 12th., 2017, in continuation of the report of Nick Kemp's arrest in Poplar Bluff, Mo. that Officers used information that they already had from 2 previous search warrants of the address located at 1105 Garland St. in Corning along with the information from Poplar Bluff Police Department to obtain a search warrant for the property. Sunday at approximately 3:27pm, Officers with the Corning Police Department along with Clay County Sheriff Terry Miller and other Clay County Deputies executed the search warrant. During the investigation 75 grams of crystal meth and 3 firearms was located along with Drug Paraphernalia. Kevin Hensley, Gregory Brian Hampton, and Chelsey Elenburg, all of Corning was arrested at the residence and later transported to the Clay County Detention Center awaiting a Bond Hearing. Kevin Hensley's bond was set at $ 150,000.00 cash or surety, Gregory Brian Hampton's bond was set at $ 50,000.00 cash or surety, Chelsey Elenburg's bond was set at $ 50,000.00 cash or surety. All face the charges of Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms ( Class Y Felony), Proximity of Certain Facilities( Enhanced Penalties Class C Felony), Possession of Methamphetamine with Purpose to Deliver(Class A Felony), Possession of Drugs Schedule II Methamphetamine with Intent to Use(Class B Felony), and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia(Class D Felony) Chief Jimmy Leach expresses his thankfulness of the Departments in Missouri and locally for the job well done. It is a great feeling when multi agencies operations go so smooth and work together for the same cause.

Chief Jimmy Leach reports that on December 7th, 2016, the Corning Police Department and Arkansas Department of Community Corrections done a Probation Search at a residence on Main Street in Corning. There was several items found in a bedroom of the residence. Amanda Forrester of Corning was arrested and her charges are as follows: Possession of Controlled Substance Meth, Felony Possession of Drug Para., Possession of Controlled Substance Marijuana, Misd. Possession of Drug Para. Adam Fox of Corning was arrested and his charges are as follows: Possession of Controlled Meth, Felony Possession of Drug Para., Possession of Controlled Substance Marijuana, Misd. Possession of Drug Para., Possession of Instrument of a Crime. Both subjects were transported to the Clay County Detention Center awaiting a Probable Cause Hearing.

A few photos from the Ballon Release on 10/26/16 for Red Ribbon Week.. we at the Corning Police Department would like to Thank everyone for letting us be a part of it...

Police K-9 Duex will be getting a vest...

I would to take a minute and Thank everyone who has showed their support to the all the Law Enforcement this week, with the painted windows, posters, goodie bags, donations, school dinner, and different things that was given to us from our community. We can not think you enough for your support. Thank You !!!!

On behalf of all of us at the Corning Police Department we want to give a big Thank You to our schools for your Backing The Blue. These goodie bags were put together by the students at Central Elementary.

Chief Jimmy Leach, along with Sheriff Terry Miller wants to report that on Thursday night 08-18-16, at approx: 7:46pm, the Corning Police Department along with the Clay County Sheriffs Department executed a Search Warrant at 1105 Garland Street in Corning. During the search of the home a substantial amount of drugs was found which field tested positive for methamphetamine along with several items of Drug Paraphernalia. There was also a small amount of Marijuana found in the home, along with several firearms. We are not going to stand still and allow drugs in our community, and around our schools, we as Law Enforcement Agencies with a great working relationship are going to work together to fight this problem. Arrested was Kevin Hensley, 47, of Corning, for Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms, Possession of Methamphetamine with purpose to Deliver, Drug Paraphernalia with Purpose to Manufacture, Using a Communication Devise, Proximity of Certain Facilities ( Enhanced Penalties)(means within 1000 ft. of a school, church, etc..), Possession of a Controlled Substance with intent to Use Meth, Possession of Controlled Substance with intent to Use, Possession of Controlled Substance without a Prescription, Possession of Controlled Substance Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Mary Hensley, 47, of Corning, for Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms, Possession of Methamphetamine with purpose to Deliver, Drug Paraphernalia with Purpose to Manufacture, Proximity of Certain Facilities ( Enhanced Penalties)(means within 1000 ft. of a school, church, etc..), Possession of a Controlled Substance with intent to Use Meth, Possession of Controlled Substance with intent to Use, Possession of Controlled Substance without a Prescription, Possession of Controlled Substance Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Shaman Stevens, 25, of Corning, for Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms, Possession of Methamphetamine with purpose to Deliver, Drug Paraphernalia with Purpose to Manufacture, Proximity of Certain Facilities ( Enhanced Penalties)(means within 1000 ft. of a school, church, etc..), Possession of a Controlled Substance with intent to Use Meth, Possession of Controlled Substance with intent to Use, Possession of Controlled Substance without a Prescription, Possession of Controlled Substance Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Daniel Jackson, 31, of Corning, for Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms, Possession of Methamphetamine with purpose to Deliver, Drug Paraphernalia with Purpose to Manufacture, Proximity of Certain Facilities ( Enhanced Penalties)(means within 1000 ft. of a school, church, etc..), Possession of a Controlled Substance with intent to Use Meth, Possession of Controlled Substance with intent to Use, Possession of Controlled Substance without a Prescription, Possession of Controlled Substance Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Bonds were set in front of Honorable David Copelin and are as follows; Kevin Hensley was set at $ 100,000 cash or surety Mary Hensley was set at $ 50,000 cash or surety Shaman Stevens was set at $ 50,000 cash or surety Daniel Jackson was set at $ 25,000 cash or surety

Today we was paid a visit from a few ladies from the Corning Senior Citizens and they presented us with a goodie bag for each Officer and Dispatcher to show their appreciation...We was also presented with a certificate and a goodie bag by the children in the VBS at First General Baptist Church here in Corning last Friday night...We want to say a Big Thank You for all of your support....we greatly appreciate it.

Chief Jimmy Leach, reports that on July 4th, 2016, officers with the Corning Police Department stopped Steven Page, 47 of Corning, while operating a motorized vehicle for a traffic violation. Mr. Page was very nervous and on active parole with Arkansas Department of Correction, so he was searched at that time and during the search of Mr. Page and his personel belongings, officers found 4 hypodermic needles and one of the needles was loaded with a substance. A field test kit was used at that time on the loaded needle and the substance in the needle tested positive for methamphetamine. Mr. Page was then arrested and transported to the Clay County Detention Center. On July 5th, 2016, Mr. Steven Page had a court appearance in front of Honorable David Copelin for a Probable Cause Hearing, and a bond of $ 50,000.00 dollars was set. Also on July 4th, 2016, Officers of the Corning Police Department received a complaint about a subject at a residence on NW. 3rd street in Corning. Upon arrival officers made contact with a John Randal Taylor, of whom the complaint was made on and while speaking to Mr. Taylor a search was made due to Mr. Taylor also being on active parole with the Arkansas Department of Corrections. After the search of the property John Randal Taylor and Christine Jacobs of Corning, was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance Methamphetamine, Possession of a Controlled Substance Marijuana, and two counts of Drug Paraphernalia. Mrs. Jacobs was arrested for warrants out of Corning and Clay Counry. On July, 5th, 2016, both Mr. Taylor and Mrs. Jacobs went in front of Judge David Copelin for a Probable Cause Hearing and Mr. Taylor's bond was set at $ 75,000.00 and Mrs. Jacobs bond was set at $ 75,000.00 for the new charges, also she received a $ 2,210.00 bond on the warrants.

Clay County Sheriff Terry Miller and Corning Police Chief Jimmy Leach reports: On the morning of April 28th, the Corning Police Department and Clay County Sheriff's Department executed a search warrant at 503 Kenmore Street in Corning. During the search, officials located 10.3 grams of suspected methamphetamine and 7.9 grams of suspect marijuana. Numerous items of drug paraphernalia and paraphernalia with intent to distribute were located in the home. 14 firearms were also located in the house, one of which was a loaded sawed off 12 gauge shotgun. Six subjects were arrested and transported to the Clay County Detention Center. More information will be released after further investigation.