Benton County Sheriff’s Office, Arkansas
End of Watch Saturday, December 17, 2022
Detective Paul Newell was killed in a motorcycle crash at 6:30 am at the intersection of Southeast Walton Boulevard and Southeast Metro Parkway while on escort duty for Wreaths Across America.
Detective Newell hit a curb, lost control, and struck a Freightliner. He died at the scene.
Detective Newell was a United States Army veteran and had served with the Benton County Sheriff’s Office for 24 years. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, mother, father, two brothers, and a sister.