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Due to neighborhood violence, the City of Eudora maintains a curfew



Eudora, Arkansas – To stop recent violence in the area, a city in Chicot County is currently under curfew.

A mandatory civil emergency curfew was announced by Eudora Mayor Tomeka Butler in a video broadcast to the city’s Facebook page on Tuesday. The curfew will be in effect from 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. According to city officials, the only exceptions to the curfew are for job and medical emergencies.

City officials warned that those who are outside during the curfew hours will be stopped, searched, and may be cited. Butler stated in the video that the loitering law would be enforced at this time.

City officials reported that cops were able to make a few stops that resulted in arrests and the removal of guns on Tuesday night in a Wednesday update.

Butler noted that a special town hall meeting will be held on Thursday, December 29, to discuss recent occurrences in the city. At 6 o’clock, a meeting will start at the Commerce Building.

The mayor requested anyone with details about the recent violence to call the ASP Tip Line at 501-618-8000 or the Arkansas State Police at 501-618-8000.