Chief Deputy Sheriff Allen Ray "Pete" Richardson

Chief Deputy Sheriff Allen Ray "Pete" Richardson

Lafayette County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Monday, March 17, 2014

Allen Ray "Pete" Richardson

Chief Deputy Sheriff Pete Richardson was killed in a three car collision on Highway 82, west of Lewisville, shortly before 3:00 pm.

He was transporting homeless man to a shelter in Miller County when the man grabbed the steering wheel, causing his department vehicle to collide with another passenger vehicle and a tractor trailer.

The subject he was transported was charged with second degree murder.

Chief Deputy Richardson had served with the Lafayette County Sheriff's Office for 19 years.

Bio

  • Age 50
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 12, 2018

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