Dispatch Desk

Thursday, June 28, 2012

June 18

9:45 a.m. -- Sheriff's office reported a 911 hangup call and officers responded to the address, but there was no residence there, just a tower. No problems were found.

2:46 p.m. -- Officer checked a tour bus going up the loop and it had proper permits.

3:21 p.m. -- A pickup pulling a trailer knocked down a sign. Officer spoke with the driver, and he returned to the scene and put the sign back up.

6:37 p.m. -- A concerned sister asked for a welfare check on her brother. She had not heard from him. Officer discovered the brother was fine. He was waiting for his father to get off work.

11:07 p.m. -- Local business asked for extra patrols during the night because extra equipment would be left outside all night. Patrols were added.

June 19

4:53 a.m. -- Concerned resident reported hearing a woman screaming over and over. Screaming stopped when he went out on his porch. Officer patrolled the area and did not hear any screaming.

10:00 a.m. -- Officers were put on alert for two individuals who were reportedly in the area stealing credit card information.

3:04 p.m. -- Two motorcycles were reportedly speeding down Main Street toward U.S. 62. Officers did not encounter them.

4:00 p.m. -- Officer notified Public Works that a banner downtown looked like it might fall.

5:01 p.m. -- Limbs fell on telephone lines in a neighborhood. Cable company was notified.

10:10 p.m. -- Alarm company reported an alarm sounding at a bank. Officer searched the building and found everything secure.

10:35 p.m. -- Local business again asked for extra patrols during the night.

11:35 p.m. -- Guest at a motel said she had received threatening cell phone messages. Officer took a report.

June 20

7:45 a.m. -- Routine traffic stop resulted in the arrest of the driver for driving on a suspended license.

9:45 a.m. -- Caller reported that several motorcycles passed a semi on Main Street almost causing an accident. Officer did not encounter the cyclists but he did speak with the driver of the semi who said he had signaled for the bikers to go around him.

11:10 a.m. -- A resident reported illegal use of her social security number.

11:17 a.m. -- Worried mother had not heard from her daughter and asked ESPD for assistance. Officer spoke with the daughter's roommate and found out the daughter was okay.

11:22 a.m. -- Someone sideswiped a solid waste truck.

12:04 p.m. -- A lady lost her wallet downtown.

12:08 p.m. -- Building Inspector encountered a contractor who was working without a license and made him stop his work until he got a license.

12:31 p.m. -- Individual reported her purse was stolen from her vehicle while she was at church.

2:55 p.m. -- Skateboarder was allegedly being a traffic hazard on Magnetic Road, and a vehicle at the bottom of the hill would shuttle him back to the top. Officer spoke with them and told them where the skatepark was.

2:55 p.m. -- ESPD got a report of a vehicle being driven recklessly heading toward town from the west.

6:30 p.m. -- Visitor in town told ESPD that her wallet was missing. She filed a report.

11:54 p.m. -- Officers responded to a domestic dispute. The male had broken out a window with his fist. After speaking with officers, the couple agreed to go separate ways for the night.

June 21

7:51 a.m. -- Guests at a tourist lodging reported a naked man on the roof of the residence across the street. No one was outside when officers arrived, but they advised the resident to put his pants on before he goes out in the morning.

3:41 p.m. -- Anxious observer reported a truck in a ditch on Hwy 23 North. Officer responded but did not find a truck in a ditch. Employee at the sewer plant said earlier a vehicle had pulled over momentarily but it was gone.

6:42 p.m. -- Concerned driver reported a reckless driver going north on Hwy 23 South. Brake light is out also. Officer encountered the vehicle and discovered the driver was sober but distracted by kids in the vehicle.

7:13 p.m. -- Careful observer reported a young man selling gift certificates walking toward the Historic District.

10:03 p.m. -- Officer responded to a domestic dispute at a motel. The quarrel was verbal only.

10:13 p.m. -- A couple left the scene of a traffic accident and the driver was possibly intoxicated. They went to ESH. Officer went there also to make sure they did not leave.

11:04 p.m. -- A driver pulled into a motel parking lot with a flat tire. He tried to book a room, and the clerk told him they had no vacancies. He was intoxicated and did not understand her. Officer responded and arrested him for public intoxication.

11:23 p.m. -- ESPD got complaints about loud music coming from a bar downtown. Officer responded and gave a warning, and he told the employees this would be the only warning.

June 22

4:54 a.m. -- Officer on patrol found a door open at the high school. He cleared the building, found nothing amiss and locked it up tight.

9:26 a.m. -- Motorcycle rental business reported damage to a rental over the weekend. Report was filed.

11:05 a.m. -- There was a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 62, and there were no injuries.

12:11 p.m. -- Someone lost a cell phone.

12:19 p.m. -- Driver reported losing a hay bale from his load. It was moved out of the way and someone came to get it.

12:36 p.m. -- A semi blocked traffic on U.S. 62 while trying to turn into a parking lot, but it was gone by the time an officer responded.

3:57 p.m. -- Resident wanted to make a report about property damage and a problem with a neighbor. He said the neighbor drove by honking at 6 a.m. and his mailbox fell over. Officer told him there was not enough information to file a report for damage.

5:33 p.m. -- Delivery service driver reported a car passing many other cars between Garfield and Eureka Springs. Officers did not encounter the vehicle.

6:15 p.m. -- Observer downtown told ESPD the barricade near the Aud parking lot was not deterring vehicles as it should. Officers were notified.

10:37 p.m. -- Resident of an apartment complex reported kids from a nearby apartment were screaming and being excessively loud. Responding officer told them to keep it down.

11:10 p.m. -- As a result of a routine traffic stop, the driver was arrested on a warrant out of Sevier County.

11:29 p.m. -- Employee at a downtown restaurant reported a male outside yelling at people and poking his finger in people's food. He was gone when officers arrived.

June 23

9:00 a.m. -- Two vehicles were parked illegally downtown. Officer found the owners and they moved their vehicles.

9:54 a.m. -- A restaurant reported that a customer did not pay. Officer spoke with both parties.

11:27 a.m. -- Passerby noticed a dog locked in a vehicle with no windows down. Officer and Animal Control found the owner.

1:09 p.m. -- There was an accident at Hwy 23 North at Magnetic Springs Road. Officer took a report.

2:17 p.m. -- Officer provided assistance to an EMS call.

3:37 p.m. -- There was a jeep vs. Harley accident downtown. Officer filed a report.

6:31 p.m. -- ESH requested assistance for a combative patient who was also reportedly suicidal. Patient was waiting for transfer to psychiatric hospital.

6:39 p.m. -- An inoperable vehicle was parked at the trolley depot downtown. Officer advised Transit to call a tow truck.

7:14 p.m. -- Several complaints came in regarding a motorcycle driving around town with loud pipes and loud music. Officers on patrol watched for but did not encounter the motorcycle.

8:12 p.m. -- ESPD got a request to escort a parade. There had been no notice beforehand, but two officers provided an escort.

9:57 p.m. -- Guests at a motel complained of motorcycles in the parking lot revving their engines. Officers spoke with the cyclists and they agreed to shut it down for the night.

11:31 p.m. -- Sheriff's office alerted ESPD to be on the lookout for a vehicle that had been involved in an assault on a country road west of town. Female in the vehicle was allegedly very intoxicated. Officers were notified.

June 24

1:04 a.m. -- Gas station attendant alerted ESPD to an intoxicated individual who had headed toward Berryville. Sheriff's office was notified.

2:30 a.m. -- Caller told ESPD of a male yelling and waving his arms at passing vehicles on Main Street. Officers caught up with the individual and gave him a ride home.

5:00 a.m. -- Gentleman walking his dog noticed a female, possibly intoxicated, who appeared to be snooping around a motel. He also said he had found a cell phone nearby that probably belonged to the female. Officer who responded picked up the cell phone and encountered the female. He gave her a ride to her hotel and returned the phone.

6:58 p.m. -- Report came in that a resident of an assisted living facility might have had money taken from her room. Officer took a report.

10:30 p.m. -- Sheriff's office asked for assistance getting information about a vehicle.