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Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Police Beat

Dispatch Desk (11/19/14)
Nov. 10 9:26 a.m. -- A caller told the police department of a possible scam. Then he asked them if they would like to go on a free cruise. 10:36 a.m. -- An officer filed a report on harassment. 3:45 p.m. -- A caller said that a silver convertible was driving recklessly and on its way to a local business; an officer located the vehicle, followed it and did not witness any reckless driving. Maybe because there was a police car in the mirror?...
Dispatch Desk (11/12/14)
Nov. 3 8:46 a.m. -- A caller reported a stalled vehicle in the highway, and an officer assisted with traffic control until the vehicle was towed. 10:49 a.m. -- There was a report of a truck losing the metal stowed in its trunk all over the roadway, but officers did not locate the vehicle. Maybe follow the trail of metal?...
Dispatch Desk (11/05/14)
Oct. 27 10:10 a.m. -- A caller reported traffic congestion after a vehicle broke down in the highway. An officer arrived on the scene to find the traffic cleared and the vehicle moved. 4:35 p.m. -- An officer filed a report on theft. 9:56 p.m. -- An officer checked a hotel after a report of gunshots in the area but heard no shots...
Dispatch Desk (10/29/14)
Oct. 20 12:54 a.m. -- A pursuit on 23 South resulted in the arrest of a female subject for fleeing, speeding, implied consent, driving while intoxicated, left of center and reckless driving, as well as the arrest of a male subject for obstruction of government operations. On the bright side, apparently they did have their proof of insurance!...
Dispatch Desk (10/22/14)
Oct. 13 12:14 a.m. -- An Exxon worker reported an intoxicated group trying to purchase alcohol that drove off in a red Tahoe. Officers did not make contact with the vehicle. 2:23 a.m. -- A caller reported hearing something beating on a door every half-hour since 1 a.m. An officer checked the area and found no suspicious persons...
Dispatch Desk (10/15/14)
Oct. 6 9:22 a.m. -- An officer assisted a large truck trying to drive up Spring street. 1:27 p.m. -- A caller requested that an officer help her with a report she filed over a stolen boom box a few days earlier. With the officer's help, she found the boom box in her car. All's well that ends well...
Dispatch Desk (10/08/14)
Sept. 29 12:38 a.m. -- A female subject called and said she was fighting with her husband; after police arrived on the scene, she decided to leave. 1:15 a.m. -- A traffic stop resulted in the arrest of a female subject for a warrant as well as possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance...
Dispatch Desk (10/01/14)
Sept. 22 12:19 a.m. -- An officer found a male subject behind the high school in a suspicious vehicle and arrested him for possession of a controlled substance, possession of an instrument of crime and loitering. 9:56 a.m. -- An officer filed a report on a caller who swerved off the highway when a deer passed in front of his car...
Dispatch Desk (09/24/14)
Sept. 15 12:15 a.m. -- A man advised that his fiancé has attacked him. He was bleeding and drunk, The Carroll County Sheriff's Office (CCSO), which transferred the initial call to the Eureka Springs Police Department (ESPD), advised that the man was staying at a local motel. Officers responded and arrested a man and a woman, both for disorderly conduct and public intoxication...
Dispatch Desk (09/17/14)
Sept. 8 7:39 a.m. -- Animal control responded to complaints about a barking dog but couldn't contact the owner, leaving information to contact animal control as soon as possible to resolve the issue. 12:22 p.m. -- Animal control responded to a report of dogs barking on Kings Street and left contact information for the dog's owner. Don't dogs have freedom of speech, too?...
Dispatch Desk (09/10/14)
Sept. 1 1:11 a.m. - A county officer advised that Huntsville officers were in pursuit of a maroon vehicle coming up 23 South. Officers located the vehicle and then lost it, but county deputies made contact near the outpost going into Berryville. 4:30 a.m. - A caller staying at Green Tree Lodge reported someone knocking on his door and breaking the glass to a window nearby. When officers arrived, they saw that the renter had a cut on his arm but the renter denied breaking the window...
Dispatch Desk (09/03/14)
August 25 2:09 a.m. - A renter reported a domestic dispute but the dispute was settled by the time officers arrived. 12:36 p.m. - A caller requested a welfare check on an elderly man camping in the heat but officers could not locate the man. 2:48 p.m. - An officer spoke with a caller about a dispute with a neighbor...
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...