Federal Prosecutor for Western Arkansas to Step Down

From: KTLO/Associated Press

The federal prosecutor for western Arkansas announced Monday that he’ll step down this week. Duane “Dak” Kees, the United States attorney for the western district of Arkansas, said his resignation will take effect at midnight Friday. A statement from his office said Kees was leaving for the private sector but did not elaborate.The former director of global ethics and compliance at Walmart Inc. was nominated for the U.S. attorney post in 2017.

Kees oversaw several public corruption cases as U.S. attorney, including the conviction of former state Sen. Jon Woods for his role in a bribery scheme.

The western district of Arkansas covers 34 counties in Arkansas and includes Fayetteville, Fort Smith, Harrison, Hot Springs and Texarkana.


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