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Friday, Apr. 18, 2014

Police Beat

Dispatch Desk (04/17/14)
April 7 10:04 a.m. -- A Council Street resident advised damage was done to his rock wall, and a piece of the vehicle that did it was still there. An officer responded, took a report and recovered the piece of the car. 10:56 a.m. -- A complainant filed a report because he was informed by the IRS that someone had used his name to file taxes...
Dispatch Desk (04/10/14)
March 31 12:29 p.m. -- A caller reported two dogs running loose at the intersection of Main and Spring streets. An officer picked the dogs up and brought them to the Eureka Springs Police Department. The owner later paid the impound fee and picked them up. Reunited and it feels so good!...
Dispatch Desk (04/03/14)
March 24 10:56 a.m. -- A caller reported a suspicious vehicle parked in a nearby parking lot, adding that he advised the two young men in the car -- who had a large knife -- to leave. They parked across the street instead. Officers made contact with the driver at his residence, and everything was okay...
Dispatch Desk (03/27/14)
March 17 2:33 p.m. -- A man came to the Police Department to report fraudulent checks that were written to him. Report taken. 10:08 p.m. -- Carroll County Sheriff's Office advised that a woman had called dispatch saying she was in a truck at Lake Leatherwood Park and that the man with her would not let her out of the vehicle. ...
Dispatch Desk (03/20/14)
March 10 9:33 a.m -- Caller reported a male hanging out behind a local grocery store. Officer made contact and the subject advised he was just seeing what was back there and was doing laundry at the laundromat. Sometimes watching the spin cycle can be a bit boring...
Dispatch Desk (03/13/14)
March 3 2:10 p.m. -- A caller on Jay Lane reported hearing a gunshot nearby, possibly from the Highway 62 / Victoria Woods area. Officer responded but never heard or saw anything out of the ordinary. I wonder if the caller was seeing dots or hearing mysterious sirens, too? Just kidding...
Dispatch Desk (03/06/14)
Feb. 25 1:59 p.m. -- Caller advised police he was chased by a black dog and a brown dog on Benton Street. Animal control responded and checked the area along with Main Street and the historic loop, but did not locate the dogs. 5:31 p.m. -- Police were requested to conduct a welfare check after a caller reported receiving a message that said her daughter was having a heart attack. Officer responded and the daughter was OK...
Dispatch Desk (02/27/14)
Feb. 17 11:54 p.m. -- A routine traffic stop near the Wagner Inn resulted in the arrest of a male subject on charges of driving on a suspended license. Feb. 18 1:14 a.m. -- A burglar alarm at a local bar on Spring Street proved to be a false alarm, but police response was complicated by the fact that the employee gave the wrong passcode. Oops!...
Dispatch Desk (02/20/14)
Feb. 10 9:19 a.m. - Caller from local inn reported a black car outside the building and was concerned someone might be inside. Officer responded and advised caller they could have vehicle towed and no one was inside the building. Since when is no activity suspicious activity?...
Dispatch Desk (02/13/14)
Feb. 3 9:20 a.m. -- Officers responded to a report of a two-vehicle accident blocking the road at 101 E. Mountain. No injuries reported. 12:20 p.m. -- A caller reported a possible motor vehicle accident involving a gas line, but officers were unable to locate the departed vehicle. Case was referred to Carroll County Sheriff's Office since it was believed to have left city limits...
Dispatch Desk (02/05/14)
Jan. 27 2:38 a.m. -- Carroll County Sheriff's Office advised police of an 18-wheeler coming into town with no lights on the back of the trailer. Officer responded, but was unable to find vehicle. It blended into the darkness without its lights. 1:42 p.m. -- Subject requested to speak to an officer about harassment complaint...
Dispatch Desk (01/30/14)
Jan. 20 10:51 a.m. -- A caller at Carroll House Apartments was upset because someone had taken his vehicle paperwork. Officer responded and determined that the parties were under a contractual agreement and it was a civil matter. 11:58 a.m. -- A caller on Hale Street reported that a black nylon toolbox full of tools had been taken from his work van over the weekend. Officer took a report...
Dispatch Desk (01/23/14)
Jan. 13 4:22 p.m. -- Complainant, concerned for the dog's safety, advised police of a pit bull that was running loose on U.S. Highway 62. Officer responded and picked up a dog that miraculously had turned himself into a chocolate lab mix. Jan. 14 12:26 a.m. -- Routine traffic stop on Main Street resulted in DWI arrest. Not a routine for this offender...
Dispatch Desk (01/16/14)
Jan. 6 11:55 p.m. - A caller from Main Street reported water coming out of the backside of a building on Spring Street. The caller was advised that Public Works would be coming. 11:57 p.m. -- A state policeman advised that a lady was concerned about her husband and requested assistance in locating him. Officers responded to the address and located the husband, but he left before they could give his wife's message to him. Maybe he's got Radar Love, and headed home...
Dispatch Desk (01/09/14)
Dec. 30 10:23 a.m. -- Caller from Kaliedokite's wanted to report over night damage done to merchandise. Officer responded and took report. 3:47 p.m. -- Caller from Hart's reported being threatened with a baseball bat. Officer responded and it was only a verbal disagreement...
Dispatch Desk (01/02/14)
Dec. 22 12:38 a.m. - Caller from local tavern reported two fighting females to police, but then hung up. Officer called back to discover a female had assaulted the bartender. Officer took report, but did not make contact with the assailant. 11:49 p.m. - Anonymous caller reported domestic disturbance on Washington Street. Officer responded, discovered dispute was only verbal and advised parties to keep it down...
Dispatch Desk (12/26/13)
Dec. 16 8:22 a.m. - Officer assisted motorist on Owen Street. 12:24 p.m. - Caller from Exxon reported subject leaving Exxon that had been "bothering him." Officer responded and checked area, but did not locate subject. Too bad, bothering gas station attendants is a serious offense...
Dispatch Desk Dec. 12, 2013 (12/12/13)
8:01 a.m. -- A caller reported his restaurant was broken into and liquor was stolen. Officers and detectives took report. The search is on for a big party somewhere! 8:40 a.m. -- A woman called to report a herd of deer in her backyard. Animal control responded and advised the one deer had an arrow under its skin, but was not acting injured. Then the herd ran away. Ouch!...
Police Dispatch (12/05/13)
Nov. 25 8:18 a.m. -- An accident was reported between a street sweeper and a vehicle belonging to an employee of the Public Works Dept. A report was taken. Don't sweep your troubles under a rug! 5:25 p.m. -- A complainant advised she wanted to discuss a possible shoplifting with an officer. An officer responded and it was determined no shoplifting had occurred...
Police Dispatch (11/27/13)
Nov. 18 12:16 a.m. -- A caller reported stolen limestone caps off the sidewalk on Planer Hill by the large statue. Officer took a report and put the area on extra patrol. 12:16 a.m. -- Officer discovered a motorcycle between Vintage Cargo and Joy Motel that appeared to have been wrecked or laid over on its side. With no one around, the responding officer also checked the hospital but found no driver...
Dispatch Desk (11/21/13)
Nov. 11 12:25 a.m. -- Caller from Owen Street reported a confrontation between to females. Officer responded, but was unable to locate subjects. Cat fight! 11:45 p.m. -- Caller asked police for a welfare check at Travelers Inn. Officer responded, subject was fine...
Dispatch Desk (11/15/13)
Nov. 4 7:38 a.m. -- Officer took report of possible theft of recyclable materials at the Transit Station. 10:19 a.m. -- Complainant came to the department to file harassment report. Officer responded and spoke with both parties advising them to leave each other alone. Can't we all just get along?...
Dispatch Desk (11/07/13)
Oct. 31 10:25 p.m. -- A caller advised that people were out back of a local bar smoking marijuana. An officer checked the entrances, no contact was made with those individuals. However, the 2nd hand smoke was probably appreciated by other patrons. 11:16 p.m. -- A BOLO (be on the look out) was issued for a vehicle seen tossing beer cans out the window. Officers never saw the vehicle. Friends don't let friends drink and drive and litter!...
Dispatch Desk (10/31/13)
Oct. 21 2:00 p.m. - A pedestrian called from Main Street and reported a reckless driver heading north. Officer responded and caller was able to identify the driver. Oct. 22 3:09 a.m. - Caller reported seeing a lot of smoke coming from Pizza Hut area. Officer responded and did not find any buildings in danger. After notifying the E.S.F.D, it was determined most likely people are using their fireplaces...
Dispatch Desk (10/24/13)
Oct. 14 4:45 a.m. -- Caller reported a homeless man walking up Spring Street. Officer responded and advised that the subject is going to leave Eureka Springs. 9:00 a.m. -- ADT reported an alarm going off at the Blarney Stone. Officer responded, but it was a false alarm...