Former El Dorado police officer arrested on multiple charges


EL DORADO, Ark. (KTVE/KARD) — A former El Dorado police officer has been arrested on multiple charges including theft.

According to a press release issued by the El Dorado Police Department, they received an internal report that Officer Aaron T. Smith had allegedly engaged in criminal activity.

Officer Smith was immediately placed on administrative leave and an investigation was launched.

Aaron T. Smith

During the course of the investigation, Smith resigned from the department.

Based on evidence gathered, an arrest warrant was obtained and Smith was arrested for Theft of Property, Tampering with Physical Evidence, and Abuse of Public Trust.

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