Dispatch Desk

Thursday, September 27, 2012

September 17

7:36 a.m. -- An alarm that went off at a popular Historic Loop restaurant proved to be nothing to worry about.

7:58 -- A caller reported someone had broken into the new high school construction site and items were stolen. A report was taken.

8:45 a.m. -- A woman turned herself into to ESPD on an outstanding warrant for 42 counts of fraud using a credit card.

10:30 a.m. -- Another woman turned herself in on an outstanding Eureka warrant.

11:43 a.m. -- An officer assisted a motorist who had run out of gas near Magnetic Spring and Passion Play Roads.


12:20 a.m. -- Police responded to a false alarm at the Ocking-ray Ig-pay Aloon-say, but all was well.

1:33 p.m. -- A bus high centered and blocking a lane of traffic on Hwy 62 near the Rowdy Beaver required an officer for traffic control until a wrecker was able to get the buss moved and on its way.

7:27 p.m. -- A caller reported the theft and use of her debit card to the tune of $200 by an individual she then named. A report was taken.


12:28 a.m. -- The owner of a dining establishment near the bottom of Planer Hill called for assistance because one intoxicated patron wanted to walk to his car, while another would not let him into that same car. The officer gave the patron a ride to his sister's.

1:33 a.m. -- A false alarm was reported and checked out by an officer at Pig Trail Golf & Cart.

9:33 a.m. -- A caller from a local lodging facility reported a guest leaving without paying and was informed it was a civil matter.

11:10 a.m. -- An individual was arrested and held for an outstanding felony warrant out of Van Buren.

2:41 p.m. -- An individual was arrested for an outstanding warrant for failure to pay fines.

5:00 p.m. -- A caller reported backing his charter bus into a lamp post at a local motel. Left contact information in case the post was damaged.

5:50 p.m. -- A caller reported an accident involving a white Honda at the corner of Millow Hollow and North Main Street. A report was taken.

7:57 p.m. -- A caller downtown reported a boisterous black and white wiener dog wandering casually in traffic, causing cars to swerve. This sightseeing dachshund (a word of German origin literally meaning "traffic dog") was last reported heading past the Funnel Cake shop in the general direction of Planer Hill. Police were unable to locate.

10:19 p.m. -- Police thoroughly followed up a noise complaint regarding a firehouse-themed pub by checking without success for noise both at the courthouse and on Armstrong.


2:44 a.m. -- A caller from a local sub shop asked for a police escort to her car after hearing strange noises outside while closing up. A gallant officer searched the area thoroughly and saw her to her car.

8:42 a.m. -- A caller advised there was a reckless yellow sports motorcycle heading into Eureka from the direction of Berryville.

10:14 a.m. -- A caller from a local food mart called to say she had backed into a motorcycle. The responding officer advised since no damage was done to either vehicle, no report was necessary.

11:06 a.m. -- An officer assisted with a funeral procession.

12:51 p.m. -- A complainant reported a reckless driver in a blue and silver 1995 Dodge heading into town from the east. An officer responded to the east city limits.

2:33 p.m. -- A caller reported a motorcycle accident on Hwy 62 West. Both police and EMS were dispatched.

3:18 p.m. -- The responding officer could find no trace of a pickup supposedly broken down at the junction of North Main Street and Magnetic Spring Road.

7:03 p.m. -- Police responded to a report from a downtown hotel of a kid skateboarding wildly through traffic at a high rate of speed.

7:23 p.m. -- A dead deer was reported on the highway in front of a local barbecue establishment. A good samaritan had moved it off the road by Animal Control arrived.

9:21 p.m. -- A local carriage driver reported a passenger of his had just broken up an altercation between a man and woman. Both were intoxicated, he said. A traffic stop to check on the welfare of the female resulted in the arrest of the male for DWI.

10:16 p.m. -- A family from Lake Leatherwood Park called to report a possibly drunk driver who forced them to jump into the ditch to avoid being run over as he exited the park. Officers searched within city limits in case he'd headed into town but found nothing.

10:23 p.m. -- A caller advised her kids told her a man had gotten in a motorcycle accident at the top of Mountain Street and his head was bleeding. The officer checked and found the man had tipped his bike over, with no damage to the bike nor to its rider.

11:52 p.m. -- A Washington County Sheriff's officer called to advise Eureka to be on the lookout for a 2002 tan Chevy pickup taken without permission from its owner by her boyfriend and believed to be in Eureka Springs.


12:06 a.m. -- An officer responding to an alarm at an auto repair place on Passion Play Road found everything in order.

8:28 a.m. -- An erratic driver was reported weaving on US Hwy 62 West heading out of town but could not be located by officers.

4:51 p.m. -- A caller reported a car in front of her with no tailgate and said something had bounced out and chipped her windshield. The responding officer spoke to both parties. No report was necessary.

5:26 p.m. -- Carroll County Sheriff's Office reported a motorcycle vs. vehicle accident near the Kettle campground. Eureka Springs police and EMS responded and a report was taken.

5:59 p.m. -- As a result of the last call-in, police arrested a female driver for DWI, careless driving, no proof of insurance, and 2nd degree criminal mischief.

6:19 p.m. -- A caller reported a possibly intoxicated driver leaving a local apartment complex. An officer responded to the area.