Dispatch Desk

Friday, June 22, 2012

June 11

7:31 a.m. -- A resident complained about a dog running loose in the neighborhood. Complainant said the dog runs freely often and she and other neighbors are tired of it. Animal Control picked up the dog and took it to the pound.

10:30 a.m. -- An individual turned himself in on an ESPD warrant.

10:31 a.m. -- Officer responded to a report of a dog locked in a vehicle, and the officer discovered the car was parked in the shade and the windows were down and the dog was not in distress.

10:38 a.m. -- A concerned observer reported a Pomeranian mix on US 62 headed toward the high school. Responding officer did not encounter the dog.

2:21 p.m. -- An ice machine was stolen from a closed motel. Officer gathered information.

2:27 p.m. -- Resident told ESPD a blonde dog had appeared on her doorstep. Animal Control did not find the blonde dog but came across another stray in the same neighborhood.

3:01 p.m. -- Passerby noticed a vehicle with fallen limbs all over it as well as on the power lines above it. Officer surveyed the scene.

5:24 p.m. -- A motorcoach tried to go north on Spring Street. Officer intervened and provided an escort to the Crescent Hotel.

7:42 p.m. -- Careful observer noticed someone digging in the flower beds on city property. Officer discovered the individual was cleaning up the flower beds.

11:32 p.m. -- Guest at a motel told ESPD that he had been threatened by a woman with a knife at a bar. Responding officer spoke with two people at the bar who said the caller got offended when he had been asked to leave.

June 12

4:54 a.m. -- Alarm company reported an alarm going off and the responding officer found the building locked and secure.

5:11 a.m. -- Officer responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle at a gas station, but he discovered everything was okay.

12:22 p.m. -- A motel clerk reported that a guest stole pillows from a room.

9:17 p.m. -- Dogs were barking loudly at a residence and the responding officer found no one at home. Animal Control will follow up.

June 13

12 p.m. -- Complainant told ESPD someone defecated on his porch and he thinks he knows who did it. Officer took a report.

5:26 p.m. -- ESPD was told that two juveniles took some items, so officer took some information.

June 14

2:52 a.m. -- The alarm in a vehicle sounded in the parking lot of a motel, and the responding officer discovered it was a rental car and renters did not know how to turn it off.

9:06 a.m. -- Officer checked out a report of graffiti on buses.

1:27 p.m. -- A call came from Lake Leatherwood Park that someone heard shouts for help from across the lake. Responders discovered it was kids playing. All local emergency responders had been placed on standby.

June 15

1:38 a.m. -- Routine traffic stop resulted in the arrest of the driver for DWI, open container and failure to stop. A passenger was arrested for public intoxication, open container and no seatbelt.

4:25 a.m. -- A newspaper deliverer reported observing a house with the front door wide open, a window broken and lights on but no cars or people at the scene. Responding officers discovered that a woman had fallen into the window while mopping and everyone had left for the hospital in a hurry.

7:39 a.m. -- Two officers checked the scene of a break-in. They collected evidence and filed a report.

8:50 a.m. -- Someone broke into a vehicle during the night. Officer filed a report.

11:25 a.m. -- Someone spray painted parking meters downtown. Officers gathered evidence and filed a report.

12:47 p.m. -- ESPD received notice of a disoriented woman in a neighborhood. She was carrying a garden gnome with her. Officer checked the area but did not locate her.

2:41 p.m. -- A caller reported his motorcycle had been stolen, but on further investigation the bike turned up in another parking lot.

10:53 p.m. -- As a result of a traffic stop, the driver was arrested for DWI and failure to yield.

11:46 p.m. -- Employee of a bar reported seeing a vehicle drive suspiciously behind the building. Officers were on the scene quickly and found everything to be okay.

June 16

1:56 a.m. -- A female in distress called, crying and not sure of her location. She said her boyfriend had hit her and she thought he was coming after her. ESPD responded to where she thought she was, but everything was okay at that location.

2:10 a.m. -- Eyewitness reported a domestic in progress downtown. Turns out it was the same female as the earlier call. Officers spoke with both parties and they agreed to separate for the night and no charges were filed.

3:41 a.m. -- Resident called from his condominium to say a female was at his door wanting him to do something for her. Officers discovered it was the same female from the earlier disturbance. Officers took her to a motel to get a room for the night.

7:39 a.m. -- Alarm at a bank sounded, and officers responded and checked the building and found everything secure.

3:10 p.m. -- Calls about a vehicle being driven very slowly started at Inspiration Point and continued all the way into town. Driver pulled into a motel parking lot and an officer spoke with him. Driver was staying at the motel and would not do any more driving on that day.

8:40 p.m. -- Two vehicles were reportedly being driven recklessly south of town, but responding officer did not encounter them.

11:39 a.m. -- There was a motorcycle accident in a parking lot and there was no damage to property or the bike.

9 p.m. -- Loud music prompted complaints from neighbors, but it was coming from outside the city limits. Complaints were passed on to sheriff's office.

9:52 p.m. -- Concerned citizen reported damage to one of the benches in Basin Park. Officers investigated and it seemed that a bolt had come loose and there was no significant damage.

10:33 p.m. -- Loud bass music continued to elicit complaints from neighbors. New complaints were passed on to the sheriff.

12 a.m. -- Church personnel reported hearing people walking on their roof and asked ESPD to check it out. Officers did not find anyone in the vicinity.

4:27 a.m. -- Alarm company reported an alarm going off at a business. Officer found everything secure and the owner checked inside and nothing looked awry.

2:34 p.m. -- A motel clerk told ESPD a guest had paid for only one night but had stayed three and was refusing to leave. Officer escorted the individual off the property.

3:35 p.m. -- Concerned passersby saw a dog locked in a truck and it had no water. Animal Control and an officer responded, and they took the dog to the kennel.

7:22 p.m. -- Eureka Springs Hospital reported a theft and the event was possibly recorded by a surveillance camera. Officer collected the information.

7:36 p.m. -- Eyewitness reported seeing someone prowling near a vacant house near a vacant motel. Officer checked the area and found both buildings secure.

June 18

12:23 a.m. -- Alarm company reported a burglary alarm sounding at a place of business. Owner and an officer responded and they found everything to be okay.