Dispatch Desk

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

May 21

1:37 -- p.m. -- A delivery truck drove off the road and blocked a lane of traffic. Officers assisted the driver back onto the road and on his way.

8:33 p.m. -- A possibly intoxicated driver left a parking lot heading west on U.S. 62. Officers never saw the vehicle.

11:33 p.m. -- Employee at a bar reported that a vehicle that had been weaving all over the road had just pulled into the parking lot. Responding officers found the vehicle.

May 22

12:39 a.m. -- Alarm company reported a burglary alarm going off in a neighborhood. As officers were on their way, alarm company canceled the alarm. Employees leaving for the night had triggered the alarm.

1:21 a.m. -- Officers made a traffic stop based on an earlier call and arrested the driver for DWI, driving on a suspended license, no insurance, no vehicle license and implied consent.

1:37 a.m. -- An individual told ESPD that her ex-boyfriend had been at her house and they had begun arguing, so he took her cell phone and ran off down the road. She provided officers with his address. Officers responded and spoke with her and she decided she did not want to file a report.

10:30 a.m. -- A large dog ran loose in a neighborhood while its owner worked in his yard. Animal Control captured the animal and told the owner the dog must stay in the yard.

12:16 p.m. -- Someone broke a window in an outbuilding off U.S. 62.

5:25 p.m. -- An individual turned himself in on a valid ESPD warrant. He was booked and released.

May 23

3:21 p.m. -- Bank employee reported that a suspicious person was sitting in the middle of the street. Responding officer discovered the person had been in a nearby restaurant working on her laptop and talking on her cell phone but could not hear well so she went outside. Officer said everything was okay.

3:27 p.m. -- A vehicle broke down on Hwy. 23 north just past the train station. An officer responded for traffic assistance.

3:36 p.m. -- Someone stole a bag from a vehicle parked in a parking lot downtown.

3:57 p.m. -- Guests at a motel told ESPD that the front desk took the room fee, gave them a key but later kicked them out over an occupancy issue and would not refund their money. Responding officer told the guests this was a civil matter and they should talk to the Chamber of Commerce or a lawyer.

7:08 p.m. -- Employee of a restaurant reported persons in the parking lot drinking vodka. A female had to hold a male to keep him upright. The vehicle was gone when officers arrived.

9:31 p.m. -- Sheriff's office advised ESPD of a reckless driver heading toward Eureka Springs from Berryville. Officers were alerted.

10:58 p.m. -- Caller was uncomfortable with juveniles shooting a pellet gun nearby and asked for officer assistance. Officer responded and spoke with everyone involved.

May 24

3:13 p.m. -- Complainant heard three gunshots near U.S. 62W. Responding officer did not hear any more gunshots.

7:45 a.m. -- A baby deer bedded down in a driveway just east of downtown, and

Animal Control advised the caller that the mother would return for it so just leave it alone.

11:05 a.m. -- A delivery truck blocked traffic downtown but it left before an officer arrived.

2:44 p.m. -- A truck reportedly drove off U.S. 62 twice before turning onto Hwy. 23. Officer followed the vehicle to the city limits but did not observe anything untoward.

10:11 p.m. -- Patron at a bar alerted ESPD of a disturbance involving a particular individual. When officers arrived, that person was gone but they were advised everything had been calm since Beatles music had started. Officers continued to look for the individual.

10:57 p.m. -- One establishment reported that cigarette smoke from a nearby bar was wafting through. Responding officer spoke with the offending bar, and the employee there said he would keep the doors closed from now on.

May 25

10:26 a.m. -- A truck backed over a mailbox and its post. Company which owned the truck said it would repair the damage.

12:30 p.m. -- Someone found a lost cell phone.

2:15 p.m. -- Hotel employee was concerned about an elderly gentleman in a long-sleeved undershirt walking along U.S. 62. Responding officer did not encounter the person.

5:38 p.m. -- ESPD was advised of two motorcycles driving recklessly on U.S. 62. Responding officer saw lots of motorcycles but none driving recklessly at the time.

6:24 p.m. -- A resident of an apartment complained that individuals had come into her apartment in her absence, let a dog urinate on her carpet, and they disturbed her things. Officer advised her that no one had broken in so no report was taken.

7:24 p.m. -- A free-range dog was captured along Spring Street and put into the pound.

9:53 p.m. -- A concerned observer noticed a person slumped over the steering wheel of a vehicle in a parking lot. Responding officer discovered the person was okay, just waiting for her boyfriend.

10:46 p.m. -- Person on North Main reported extremely loud motorcycles. They were gone by the time officers arrived.

May 26

1:11 a.m. -- There was a motorcycle accident on U.S. 62 near Hwy. 23N. Subject was transported to ESH and then given a ticket for DWI and failure to control vehicle.

1:49 a.m. -- Limo company reported a passenger so intoxicated he could not tell driver where he wanted to go. Officer responded and requested EMS also respond and check the subject because he was sick and passed out. Subject was taken to ESH.

2:16 a.m. -- Alarmed caller reported hearing possible gunshots, loud noises and screaming near Main Street. Officer who responded encountered two males who said they had been using a duck call and were being loud. Officer warned them and sent them home. Apparently no shots had been fired.

7:09 a.m. -- Alarm company reported a motion alarm had been set off but officer found everything secure.

8:50 a.m. -- ESH reported an individual had walked out of the hospital. ESPD was unable to locate the individual.

8:51 a.m. -- An alarmed observer reported pear trees being cut down. Responding officer discovered there were permits in place.

2:16 p.m. -- A vehicle landed in a ditch on North Main. An officer and a tow truck responded.

4:04 p.m. -- A concerned friend reported an 84-year old person impaired by a recent stroke had left his vehicle in the train station parking lot and disappeared. Officer found the gentleman downtown and returned him to his friends.

4:58 p.m. -- Two young men representing a security company were soliciting business and allegedly making trouble. Officer advised the men and their boss about no soliciting in city limits. Then a confrontation erupted between security representatives and the person who had reported them, and the officer had to intervene.

5:03 p.m. -- A motorcyclist with an American flag on his bike was driving erratically and almost hit a horse-drawn carriage downtown. Responding officer did not locate the motorcycle.

7:31 p.m. -- Witness alerted ESPD to two individuals trying to decide who should drive the car and both appeared intoxicated. Officer near the scene checked but did not encounter a vehicle matching the description.

7:54 p.m. -- Officer investigated report of a possibly intoxicated driver pulling into a motel parking lot. Turns out it was a beginning driver.

9:18 p.m. -- There was a truck vs. motorcycle accident in a parking lot accompanied by an escalating incident. Officer responded.

10:20 p.m. -- An alarmed witness told ESPD of juveniles shooting BBs at people in a motel pool. Officer spoke with the juveniles and turned the gun over to the parents.

May 27

12:27 a.m. -- A driver had to drive around a possibly intoxicated man and his dog in the middle of a road. The man cursed at the driver as she passed. Officers encountered the man, and he said he was just walking his dog and he would not walk in the middle anymore.

7:18 a.m. -- Alarm company reported a motion detector had triggered a burglary alarm. Officer checked the building and found everything secure.

9:31 a.m. -- Gas station employee in Berryville reported to employee of companion store in Eureka Springs that a truck carrying kayaks had driven away after getting $70 worth of gas. Officers were alerted and on the lookout.

10:38 a.m. -- A place of business told ESPD that a person who had been told never to come there again was indeed on the premises. Officer made contact with the individual and told him if he returned to the property he would be arrested for criminal trespassing.

11a.m. -- ESH reported that a person had been suspiciously sitting in his vehicle in their parking most of the morning. The man identified himself as a private investigator and drove away.

11:55 a.m. -- Officer responded to an incident involving a neighbor trying to scare a cat while another neighbor's children were holding it. Officer took the information.

1:23 p.m. -- Traffic backed up downtown for a moment but cleared without traffic assistance.

1:34 p.m. -- Two officers checked out a report of a dog locked in a van but never found the van or the dog.

5:49 p.m. -- Possible domestic dispute occurred in a parking lot, but the disputants had vanished by the time officers arrived.

7:27 p.m. -- An observer reported a driver crossed the center line several times heading toward Eureka Springs. Officer responded. Driver had been reaching toward kids in the back seat.

10:56 p.m. -- There was a power outage at an apartment building.

May 28

6:05 a.m. -- Resident of an apartment building reported two solar lights had been broken and others knocked over in her garden. She claimed it was vandalism from another resident. Officer put the lights back up and took a report.

8:14 a.m. -- Animal Control removed a raccoon from a back porch.

9:42 a.m. -- Officer took a report of a hit and run accident in a parking lot.

3:54 p.m. -- Two officers made a welfare check on an individual, and she was okay.

6:07 p.m. -- An individual hit a deer and needed a police report for insurance purposes. As a result, he was arrested on a warrant out of Bentonville.

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