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Monday, Sep. 1, 2014

Police Beat

Dispatch Desk (08/27/14)
August 18 9:22 a.m. -- A caller reported that he was threatened by those trimming trees on his property. An officer responded and found that no threat had been made. 10:19 a.m. -- A worker reported that a resident on Charles Circle was disturbing him and keeping him from doing his work. An officer made contact with the subject and told him to stay in his house...
Dispatch Desk (08/20/14)
August 11 5:57 a.m. - An alarm was triggered at Rockin' Pig Saloon. Officers responded and found all to be well. 8:59 a.m. - A caller reported three dogs by the train station. An officer located the dogs and brought them to the police department where their owner was notified and they were picked up...
Dispatch Desk (08/13/14)
August 4 8:54 a.m. -- An alarm company reported a burglary alarm. An officer responded with the key holder and all was well. 9:02 a.m. -- A caller reported a sick raccoon underneath a guest cabin at Evening Shade Inn. Animal control officials responded and advised that the raccoon wasn't sick. When they returned later in the day, they found that the raccoon had moved on. Maybe he wanted a second opinion...
Dispatch Desk (08/06/14)
July 28 12:17 a.m. -- A male subject was arrested for DWI, speeding and refusal to cooperate following a traffic stop. 1:32 a.m. -- A man reported that he had struck a deer near Hillside Apartments. 8:54 a.m. -- A caller requested assistance with a sick raccoon on Mill Hollow. The officer responded and located the raccoon...
Dispatch Desk (07/31/14)
July 21 1:27 a.m. -- A Be On the Lookout alert was received from the Carroll County Sheriff's Office on a parental abduction. Officers were advised to be on the lookout for a silver 1996 Mercury with a Texas license plate that might be en route to Conway or Texas...
Dispatch Desk (07/24/14)
July 14 4:06 a.m. -- A routine traffic stop on Van Buren resulted in the arrest of a male subject for driving on a suspended driver's license and speeding. 7:38 p.m. -- A minor two-vehicle accident occurred on Van Buren involving a scooter and a car that resulted in minor injuries. A report was taken. Hopefully the driver of a scooter was wearing a helmet!...
Dispatch Desk (07/17/14)
July 7 12:17 a.m.- Interface Security called in a burglary alarm at Dollar General. An officer responded and found the building to be secure. 10:12 a.m. -- A caller requested to report a broken window in one of the cabins. A report was filed. 11:22 a.m. -- Multiple people called in about a deer that was hit by a car on Van Buren. The driver did not require a report for damages but the deer had a broken back. The deer was put down and disposed of. How sad!...
Dispatch Desk (07/10/14)
June 30 7:01 a.m. -- Diebold Security reported a silent alarm coming from a local bank and officers responded. There were two employees on site and all was OK. 9:18 a.m. -- Nelson's Funeral Home requested assistance with an escort, and officers assisted...
Dispatch Desk (07/03/14)
June 23 8:20 a.m. -- A complainant advised that his daughter's boyfriend stole $250 from him and took off in his daughter's car. An officer filed a report. Not a great way to impress your girlfriend's dad. 2:40 p.m -- A caller from Youthbridge advised that they had a juvenile run away from a group home in Fayetteville, and the juvenile had just called her from a local restaurant asking to go back to the home. ...
Dispatch Desk (06/26/14)
June 16 11:13 a.m. Guardtronics advised of a panic alarm at a local convenience store. Contact was made at the store by phone, and the clerk advised that there was no incident. An officer responded anyway per protocol, and everything was OK. There's no need to panic!...
Dispatch Desk (06/19/14)
June 9 9:28 a.m. -- A caller requested an officer to check out an abandoned vehicle in the parking lot of a local bank. The officer determined that it wasn't stolen and advised the bank that they could have it towed from their lot. 11:28 p.m. -- CCSO advised that that they needed an officer regarding an attempted suicide. Officers responded and EMS transported the subject for Eureka Springs Hospital for care...
Dispatch Desk (06/13/14)
June 2 10:05 a.m. -- ADT reported an alarm at the Blarney Stone, and an officer advised that the business was secure. 11:07 a.m. -- A caller reported a chair and some pillows were stolen off the porch of a local B&B. An officer filed a report. Maybe someone just needed a soft place to sit a spell...
Dispatch Desk (06/04/14)
May 26 12:07 a.m. -- A caller reported someone trying to pry the lock open to a local antique store. There were pry marks on the door. No report was required. 12:33 a.m. -- An officer initiated a traffic stop on Van Buren Street, and the driver was arrested for driving on a suspended license...
Dispatch Desk from May 22, 2014 edition (05/22/14)
May 12 12:21 a.m. -- A patient was trying to leave the hospital against medical advice. Officers responded, but the subject was gone on arrival. May 13 12:53 a.m. -- Officers were notified of a domestic disturbance at a local inn. When an officer arrived, the man was bleeding and the woman was arrested. That did not go as expected...
Dispatch Desk (05/15/14)
May 5 6:38 am. -- Caller from Ridgeway Avenue reported two vicious dogs on the loose. Officer responded and dogs were impounded. 11:44 a.m. -- The Carroll County Sheriff's Office reported a truck hauling a large stone on Arkansas Highway 23 that could be a traffic hazard. Officer responded, but did not locate the truck...
Dispatch Desk (05/08/14)
April 28 8:30 a.m. -- An officer received a report that a drunk driver is headed into town on Arkansas Highway 23. Officer responded and arrested subject for DWI. April 29 5:25 a.m. -- A caller outside of the city claimed to have been assaulted at a campground. The caller did not want to press charges and refused medical treatment. Officers responded to the campground and subject was arrested for an outstanding warrant...
Dispatch Desk (05/01/14)
April 21 7:25 a.m. -- The security alarm at a local store was sounding. An officer made contact with an employee, who had entered the wrong code. Sometimes a "5" can look like a "6" on an early Monday morning. 1:56 p.m. -- A store clerk requested assistance from animal control to remove a bird that had gotten into the building. The bird escaped into the attic and couldn't be captured...
Dispatch Desk (04/24/14)
April 14 9:26 a.m. -- A burglary alarm was going off on Main Street. Officers responded and the building was secure. There's nothing like the blaring noise of an alarm to start your week. 9:29 a.m. -- Illegal dumping was reported in a dumpster at a local shopping plaza. The caller was referred to the Eureka Springs Police Department by the Carroll County Solid Waste Authority, and a report was taken...
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...