Dispatch Desk

Thursday, May 17, 2012

May 7

8:23 a.m. -- Two vehicles were involved in a minor accident and neither driver wanted to file a report. They exchanged information.

10:54 a.m. -- A dog was running loose in the east end of town. Responding officer searched for but did not find the animal.

4:10 p.m. -- Two males were on Spring Street trying to sell toys, and one of them was suspiciously aggressive in trying to solicit. They had moved on by the time officers arrived.

5:22 p.m. -- Officers collected found property.

9:42 p.m. -- A male subject in front of a downtown establishment smashed a guitar and tried to pick fights. He was arrested for public intoxication.

May 8

7:27 a.m. -- Security company reported an alarm was triggered by person inside the building without a pass code. Responding officer discovered it was a false alarm. Employee was appropriately on site.

9:03 p.m. -- A careful observer saw someone apparently breaking into a residence. The suspect left the area, and the observer gave information about the vehicle to


May 9

10:21 p.m. -- Hotel employee reported a person, apparently intoxicated, on Spring Street who had been pulled out of the street twice and who could no longer walk. He was resting on a bench. Officers arrested him for public intoxication and sleeping in public.

10:24 a.m. -- An individual who had been warned previously about selling without a business license was again selling crystals in city limits. Officer issued a citation.

12:51 p.m. -- ESPD arrested an individual on outstanding warrants.

10:38 p.m. -- Witness saw a possibly intoxicated man in a road on the west side of town arguing with a woman. Responding officer found out that she was sober and was walking him to his home just up the road.

10:49 p.m. -- ESPD received alert from the sheriff's office of an alarm activated at a local restaurant/bar. Employee had observed someone running away into the woods. The oven was on and had activated the alarm. Officer collected information and secured the building.

May 11

12:14 a.m. -- Hotel employee observed a male leaving a bar appearing to be so intoxicated he grabbed onto trash cans for support, sometimes pulling them over. He wobbled away up Spring Street, and the officer who searched the area did not

encounter him.

1:11 a.m. -- Hotel employee who had earlier reported the intoxicated person said the subject was now sleeping on a couch in the hotel and was not a guest. Officer responded and arrested the individual for public intoxication, sleeping in public and resisting arrest.

9:50 a.m. -- A citizen reported identity theft.

11:07 a.m. -- As a result of a routine traffic stop, the driver was arrested for DWI.

11:25 a.m. -- A truck was parked partially blocking a roadway. The vehicle was moved before an officer responded.

2:10 p.m. -- Elementary school requested an officer to intervene because parents were arguing. Officer responded, and the female had already left with another party, and there was no further incident.

8:39 p.m. -- A resident complained of the noise of a wood shredder nearby. Responding officer checked the situation, and the shredding party told the officer she was done for the evening.

11:08 p.m. -- Employee of a bar told ESPD that an intoxicated driver driving away had just hit three parked vehicles. Officers did not encounter the vehicle but collected all the information for follow up. Only one of the vehicles was damaged.

May 12

12:03 a.m. -- A resident near downtown complained of loud music keeping her awake. Officer who responded did not hear any music in the area.

12:20 a.m. -- While on patrol, an officer encountered a person who was diabetic and beginning to suffer from low blood sugar. EMS was called to administer to the person. He was released to a friend.

7:43 a.m. -- Officer responded to an accident on Spring Street.

9:14 p.m. -- Alarm company alerted ESPD to a residential burglary alarm. The owner apparently not at home, and a back door was open. However, officers secured the building and everything seemed okay.

6:17 p.m. -- A concerned neighbor reported that a dog nearby was leashed but on a carport roof. She was concerned that the dog could strangle itself if it fell off the roof. Officer discovered the leash was long enough that the animal would not hang itself, but the owner was advised of the complaint.

10:57 p.m. -- Witnesses reported that individuals in a small vehicle had driven behind a closed motel and then sped away toward the east. Officers did not encounter the vehicle, and they inspected the scene and did not see anything amiss.

May 13

9:49 a.m. -- A concerned grandmother told ESPD that her juvenile grandson and his juvenile girlfriend, who both live in Wynn, had run away from home and she suspected they could be in Eureka Springs since he had once lived here. Officers were alerted to be on the lookout.

10:13 a.m. -- A deer got caught in a fence near downtown, and it was so badly injured it had to be put down.

2:15 p.m. -- A hotel employee reported that an ex-employee who is banned from the building had just walked in and then back out again. Officers searched the area but did not encounter the individual.

May 14

5:48 a.m. -- Sheriff's office alerted ESPD to a vehicle heading toward town driving in the wrong lane. Officers responded but not make contact with the vehicle.

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