Dispatch Desk

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

June 26

1:44 p.m. - A caller at the United Methodist Church on Highway 23 South, requested an officer to check out a vehicle that had been parked in their parking lot for almost two weeks and didn't know who it belong to. Officers determined the vehicle wasn't stolen and advised the church they could have it towed off if they wished. No report was required.

7:38 p.m. - A man at Carroll House Apartments reported to police that gasoline had been stolen from his vehicle. Officers responded to the call and took a report, and added extra patrol to Carroll House.

11:53 p.m. - An employee from the New Orleans Hotel called police to see if an officer could respond, because there had been a guy that had been prowling through the parking lot who "he knows is out for him." The caller said he was about to leave and had a bag of money with him and didn't want any trouble. Officers responded and the caller did not want to file a report and made it to his car safely with the money.

June 27

12:06 p.m. - Officers arrested Rhonda Tanton on a felony warrant at 6 Thomas Dr.

1:20 p.m. - Police were dispatched to the Carroll House Apartments for suspicious persons. Caller advised that a male subject knocked on her door and was acting strange and saying something about a dead body and a note on the door. Officer was able to locate the subject and talk to neighbors to determine it was a prank. No problems found.

1:58 p.m. -A caller reported that she had a donation can at Exxon for her sister who was in a car accident and someone had stolen the money out of it. Officers took a report.

3:07 p.m. - Eureka Springs City hall advised of a credit card had been turned in. An officer brough the card to the ESPD for safe keeping until the owner is found.

4:56 p.m. - A front desk employee at the Basin Park Hotel advised police of a possible check scam. Checks were coming in the mail for different people for the same amount. The caller said the checks looked false and were written for no guests or employees. Officers took down the information.

5:15 p.m. - Police were dispatched on a welfare concern call to 11 Thomas Dr. A man advised that his ex-girlfried sent him texts of her cutting her wrists. He said that she was known to drink occasionally and would like a welfare check. Officers followed the vehicle she was in to the east city limits and everything was 10-4 with the subject. No report was required.

June 28

3:47 a.m. - While doing routine patrol, officers found that the Dickey St. sign had been knocked over. Public Works was notified the sign was repaired. Officers took down information.

5:56 a.m. - The caller advised that the lady that lives at 287 N. Main St. had been letting her dog loose every morning at 5 a.m. and it just roams around and barks. Officers responded, but could not find the dog anywhere in the area. Officers spoke with the dog owner and she advised that the dog took off when she opened the door and that it will be on a leash next time. No report was required.

9:28 a.m. - The Sharpe Lock and Alarm company reported an audible hold up alarm at Subway. Officers responded and no problem found.

3:34 p.m. - A person called in to request a welfare check on two subjects at 190 Mulberry Lane. He said one was wheelchair bound and they both are known to have kidney failure problems and that dogs were on the property. Officers advised told the caller that the address was in Holiday Island and transferred the call to the Carroll County Sheriff's office. No action was taken.

3:49 p.m. - A caller advised officers that someone was siphoning the water from the pond at the Old Fun Spot. Police responded advised and took information.

June 29

1:41 a.m. - A caller from the Art Colony called to tell officers that a male was breaking into cars at the bottom of Mill Hollow Rd. Officers responded and arrested a David Allen or two counts of breaking and entering, two counts of criminal mischief in the second degree, and possession of an instrument of crime.

8:19 a.m. - The alarm company called in a burglar alarm in the southwest office door and the east dining room motion alarm at the restaurant at the Rowdy Beaver. Officers responded and found the property owner on scene who advised he had forgotten to reset the alarm. No report was required.

11:21 a.m. - An employee at the Eureka Springs and North Arkansas Railroad advised of an ex-girlfriend of an employee had been up there and was causing trouble. She left when police were called. Police took a report.

12:11 p.m. - A citizen advised police that a Jeep had blocked in one of the people practicing for the music festival at the auditorium in downtown Eureka Springs. Traffic control was dispatched to attempt to locate the owner of the Jeep, but all vehicles were gone upon arrival.

12:38 p.m. - A caller requested a welfare check on dogs at 4 Mill Hollow Rd. Animal Control checked on the dogs and they had fresh water, food and shade. Officers responded and took down information.

1:54 p.m. - A man at 24 Prospect advised officers that a beagle mix puppy had been dumped at his house three days before. Officers called ACO to impound the dogs.

8:05 p.m. - An anonymous female who lives on Emporia said she heard fireworks go off between Emporia and Caribe streets. Officers drove around the area and talked to neighbors who heard the fireworks, but could not find the source.

10:56 p.m. - A caller at Forest Hills Restaurant advised that her husband had a flat tire at Forest Hills and he wanted her to bring him a jack from the house, but he had the keys and the car was at home. She said that her 14-year-old son decided to walk home to Lake Lucerne and give the keys to her, but she didn't want him walking at that time of night. She asked officers to pick him up and bring him home. Officers responded and talked to the father at Forest Hills, then found the youth walking on the side of the road and gave him a ride to his house. No report was required.

June 30

1:45 p.m. - A guest staying at the Comfort Inn called to say her boyfriend was missing. He had left Eureka Live on foot and was mad. Officers were advised to be on the look out for her boyfriend. Police took down her information.

9:52 p.m. - A guest at the Pied Piper Pub and Inn called to say the pub refused to serve her husband and he was leaving really drunk. The husband was said to be driving a red Chevy. Officers initiated traffic stop, gave subject a sobriety test and arrested Gary Smith for DWI.

10:59 p.m. - An employee from America's Best Value Inn called to advise that there was an intoxicated man trying to climb the fence to their pool. The caller said the man was driving a Jeep with a female and a child in it. Officers responded and found that the man had left. Officers looked for him and saw the family going into a room at the Candlewick Inn.

July 1

1:18 a.m. - A caller from the Inn of the Ozarks said there was a fight taking place down by room 150 in the parking lot. Officers responded and found it was just a verbal argument and one of the subjects would be staying in another room for the night. No report was required.

4:21 a.m. - Police were dispatched to the Palace Hotel and Bath House for an assault. Officers responded and arrested Bryan Waddell for domestic battery in the third degree.

6:40 a.m. - A resident on Grand Ave. near the substation called to say that there was a large tree laying across the street and there were a couple of power lines down with it. Officers responded along with public works and SWEPCO. The tree was cleaned up and power lines were moved out of the roadway.

8:19 a.m. - Police were dispatched for suspicious circumstances at Cushing St. Officers after a caller advised that a bronze colored truck backed into a railing. An officer checked the area and determined that no damage was caused to the railing. The caller said she would talk to her neighbor about the incident since they shared that railing.

9:11 a.m. - A caller at 15 Eureka St. said that she was assaulted by her tenant the night before and wanted to file a report, and wants them to leave. Officers talked to the complainant who admitted that she had initiated the fight, which resulted in her minor injuries. Officers advised her this would be a civil matter between the landlord and the tenant and would have to be handled as such.

9:47 a.m. - A caller reported a light colored dog and a dark colored dog roaming around the area of Harvey and Huckleberry streets. An officer was unable to locate either of the dogs.

11:41 p.m. - Police were dispatched to an accident on Highway 62 in front of the Best Western Eureka Inn. Officers, EMS and ES Fire Department responded and one person was taken to the hospital. Sammy Belvin was arrested for DWI, failure to control a vehicle, no insurance and implied consent.

July 2

12:24 a.m. - An observer at Wall St. called police because he saw two teenaged boys walking to the end of the street where there is a vacant home. An officer responded and made contact with the two boys and found that they were no where near a vacant home and everything was okay. No report was required

10:46 p.m. A caller from Plainer Hill reported of a stalled vehicle. Officer responded and assisted with vehicle that was out of gas.

1:02 p.m. - Police were dispatched to ESHS because of doors being open. Upon arrival officer found coach to be inside.