Arkansas Sheriffs' Association


Drew County Officer Killed in the Line of Duty

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of one of Drew County's Officers, Deputy Timothy Braden, 29.  He was killed this morning in the line of duty following a motor vehicle pursuit that ended in a crash just outside of Monticello along Barkada Road.

He leaves behind a wife, Alyssa and four children, Drake, Mallory, Adilynn and Sophie. 


Our thoughts and prayers are with the Braden family during this very difficult time.


The funeral arrangement for Deputy Braden are as follows:

Deputy Braden's Funeral Service is scheduled for Sunday, the 27th at 3:00 p.m. 

Funeral services will be held at the Star City High School Auditorium. 

400 E Arkansas Ave, Star City, AR 71667


After the service, the burial will take place at the Flat Creek Cemetery in Fountain Hill, AR.  Fountain Hill is about 35 miles from Star City.

Please continue to pray for Deputy Braden's family and the Drew County Sheriff's Office.