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Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

Police Beat

Dispatch Desk (01/22/15)
Jan. 12 2:34 p.m. -- A business called about an irate female, and officers helped the woman calm down and she left the business. 4:06 p.m. -- A caller reported that a problematic person driving in front of his business. Officers checked the area but did not come across a car fitting that description...
Dispatch Desk (01/15/15)
Jan. 5 12:21 p.m. -- A caller reported a young black dog on Spring Street; officers could not locate the dog but notified Animal Control. 6:25 p.m. -- An officer responded to an area where an intoxicated male was reported to be roaming but could not locate him...
Dispatch Desk (01/08/15)
Dec. 29 11:22 a.m. -- A caller said he saw someone on his lot stealing inventory. An officer responded and arrested the subject for theft of property, taking the man's dog into custody until his release. 7:48 p.m. -- A caller reported a reckless driver but officers could not locate the driver...
Dispatch Desk (12/31/14)
Dec. 22 10:18 a.m. -- A caller requested a welfare check on a person who received a threatening scam call and worried someone would come to her house. An officer went to her house and talked to her about it. 2:17 p.m. -- A caller reported domestic abuse in progress and officers responded...
Dispatch Desk (12/24/14)
Dec. 15 10:27 a.m. -- A caller reported a large truck stuck on the highway, and an officer helped the truck on its way. 12:58 p.m. -- A man reported that a subject may have held his cat for over a month. When the cat was returned, he said, it was about four pounds lighter. An officer filed a report...
Dispatch Desk (12/18/14)
Dec. 8 6:38 a.m. -- A caller reported a reckless driver. An officer contacted the reported reckless driver, who was fine but very confused about why someone was following him so closely. 9:39 a.m. -- An officer filed a report on illegal dumping. 5:49 p.m. -- An officer checked for a driver reported to be drinking with a small child in the car but could not locate the driver...
Dispatch Desk (12/10/14)
Dec. 1 5:39 a.m. -- After a traffic accident, a male subject was taken to the hospital for minor injuries and charged with driving while intoxicated, driving on a suspended license and careless and prohibited driving. 2:09 p.m. -- A caller reported a man in a restaurant talking about violent behavior on the phone, but officers did not locate the man...
Dispatch Desk (12/03/14)
Nov. 24 12:14 a.m. -- A male caller asked for help finding his fiance and daughter, who had been missing for the last two hours. An officer could not locate the subjects, but the caller relayed that they had been found and were safe hours later. 8:58 a.m. -- An officer filed a report on an accident...
Dispatch Desk (11/26/14)
Nov. 17 9:41 p.m. - Officers assisted EMS with a male subject who took a hallucinogenic substance. Nov. 18 8:32 a.m. - An officer received a complaint about a driver who almost ran another driver off the road, located the alleged reckless driver and advised him of the complaint...
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 fiancÚ 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...