Dispatch Desk

Thursday, November 22, 2012

November 12

12:56 a.m. -- Every week somebody calls about this same dog barking on Kansas Street. Every week.

9:06 a.m. -- A caller reported a vehicle moving at 10 mph heading east on US Hwy 62. The responding officer found the driver was on her way to the auto shop because her brakes weren't working well, and she was trying not to run in a ditch.

10:01 a.m. -- A caller from a local apartment complex complained of harassing communications. A report was taken.

12:28 p.m. -- An employee from a local hotel called to report a female who had checked in and at some point said she had a gun and someone was chasing her. No one had her seen her since, and check out time was past. The responding officer made contact without incident, and the lady went on her way.

3:52 p.m. -- A caller reported a private property accident with no injuries. A report was taken.

4:13 p.m. -- A business owner from upper Spring Street called to report he suspected shoplifting. An officer responded for the report.

4:13 p.m. -- A local hotel owner requested to speak to an officer about damage done to one of his rooms.

5:06 p.m. -- A caller from Pivot Rock Road reported her daughter missing. She had not returned home from school. The school was contacted to find out which bus the girl left on and where she was dropped off. Eventually it turned out the girl had gotten off at a friend's house instead of her regular stop.

8:53 p.m. -- A caller reported a dog barking on Mill Hollow Road for the past hour. The responding officer did observe said dog barking but was unable to contact the owner. Information was left with Animal Control for follow up.

9:57 p.m. -- A caller advised a white Ford van with several passengers was passing vehicles on the double yellow down near Leatherwood and had attempted to run him off the road and tried to get into his vehicle. The caller identified the motel where the van had stopped. The responding officer made contact with the subjects in the van but could find no reason to detain them.

November 13

12:41 a.m. -- A local bartender called to ask for help kicking out a male subject. He had run off all the patrons but wouldn't go. The responding officer got the guy out and returned him to his hotel. He got off lucky.

4:00 a.m. -- A caller from US Hwy 62 West reported a crate of chickens had fallen off a truck about 1/3 mile past a local beaver-themed eatery. The responding officer cleared the road and notified Animal Control about the rest of the chickens.

11:11 a.m. -- An alarm at a local go-kart facility turned out to be false.

4:24 p.m. -- A concerned citizen reported an altercation outside a local pharmacy where a middle-aged woman was pulling hair, slapping and slamming a one-year-old back into her car seat. The citizen confronted her about the inappropriateness of the situation and called it in.

4:32 p.m. -- Two vehicles tried to occupy the same space in the high school parking lot, with predictable results. A report was taken.

4:52 p.m. -- A caller advised of a dead baby deer on the sidewalk near the post office. Sad, sad.

4:53 p.m. -- A caller reported a beige Hyundai Elantra heading west toward Thorncrown Chapel driving on the wrong side of the road.

6:07 p.m. --A caller reported her 2003 blue Chevy Cavalier was stolen sometime on Saturday from Main Street. A report was taken and a Be On the Lookout was issued for Arkansas and Missouri.

8:37 p.m. -- A caller from Oakridge Drive reported being chased by an unleashed white wolf dog. The responding officer made contact with the owner. It turned out the dog was on a long leash the caller did not see. The owner said he would try to keep his canine contained.

November 14

8:29 a.m. -- A caller from a local gas station reported four males "standing around in front of the store, smoking marijuana and giving the clerk a hard time." They told the responding officer they were just fueling up and leaving town, which they did.

2:05 p.m. -- A caller reported the theft of medication from her vehicle yesterday in a local supermarket parking lot. A report was taken.

4:37 p.m. -- An anonymous caller from Mill Hollow Road reported a dog had been barking for hours. A report was taken.

5:55 p.m. -- A caller reported hitting a deer near the cemetery heading west toward Berryville. The deer stumbled off. Police checked the area without finding it.

11:45 p.m. -- A caller from Wall Street reported being hit by her roommate. The responding officer determined it had been a verbal disagreement.

November 15

11:17 a.m. -- A police officer spotted two loose dogs running around Owen and Mountain Streets. Although he cornered the hounds, he couldn't find the owner, and then the dogs took off too.

1:15 p.m. -- A caller reported two loose dogs down on Main Street. They had high-tailed it by the time police arrived.

6:18 p.m. -- A caller reported hitting a deer near a local thrift store and wanted to report it.

7:18 p.m. -- Police were unable to locate a pair of males supposedly hanging around the guard rail area near Thorncrown Chapel.

9:57 p.m. -- A caller reported a deer in the road near a local motorcycle shop.

November 16

11:33 a.m. -- A caller reported a semi near Spring and Center Streets making a delivery and congesting traffic. Officers responded to help clear up traffic and get the truck moved. Delivery trucks are supposed to be off the streets downtown by 11:00 a.m.

6:18 p.m. -- A caller from North Main Street called to report a possible break in.

7:29 p.m. -- A caller reported a truck left in the ditch by the roadway at the cemetery. The responding officer found the truck was okay and the driver was able to get it out of the ditch.

7:30 p.m. -- EMS requested help with an intoxicated female on North Main Street. She was subsequently arrested for public intox and resisting arrest.

8:35 p.m. -- A caller from Prospect Street reported a big black dog barking for a long time at the corner of Kansas and Prospect Streets. The officer spoke with the dog's owner and advised him that would be his last warning and from now on he would be cited.

11:34 p.m. -- An alarm that went off at a local saloon turned out to be false.

November 17

12:46 p.m. -- A caller from Deer Lane reported a suspicious vehicle parked in front of his house. The responding officer found a man sleeping in his truck who said his brother lived in the apartments across the street. The man moved his truck and went back inside to sleep.

3:01 a.m. -- An officer on patrol found a shop unlocked downtown. He cleared the building and secured the door.

3:07 a.m. -- While checking doors downtown, the officer on patrol found an unlocked spa. He cleared the building and secured the door.

3:58 a.m. -- A caller from a local gas station reported an older male, possibly intoxicated, driving a white Bronco. The reporting officer contacted the driver on the site, determined that he wasn't intoxicated, only tired, and sent him on his way.

9:27 a.m. -- A caller complained of people with a camp fire in the free parking area on North Main. The responding officer found people having a picnic and advised them to douse the flames.

4:24 p.m. -- A local juvenile was taken to Carroll County jail and then bonded out.

5:00 p.m. -- Benton County Sheriff's Department sent a hit request for a female arrested on a warrant. She bonded out later over in Benton County.

November 18

12:15 p.m. -- A caller reported the theft of her cell phone. A report was taken.

2:46 p.m. -- A caller reported an elderly female driving "all over the highway" and said she'd pulled over at a local convenience store famous for "smoking it here." The responding officer advised she was gone on arrival.

7:15 p.m. -- A caller from North Main reported a wood chipper had been running for three hours. Not for the first time. It had been turned off by the time the officer arrived.