Dispatch Desk

Thursday, December 6, 2012

November 28

3:19 p.m. -- Police received a call from a cell phone referencing a fight on a school bus at the high school. The suspect was turned over to parents.

4:50 p.m. -- The manager of a local low-price shop reported a subject had taken merchandise and left in a silver four-door sedan. She got their tag number too.

7:26 p.m. -- The same manager called back to report a suspicious person in the store, who alas was gone by the time the responding officer got there.

9:28 p.m. -- The high school requested a welfare check on a student who was seen that morning but didn't report to class. The officer located her at home. She had gone home sick.

November 30

11:25 a.m. -- A caller reported someone was blocking off the benches in Basin Spring Park. The responding officer contacted to representatives of the Eureka Springs Downtown Network, who advised the benches were being blocked off for the float judges for the Christmas parade.

4:02 p.m. -- A caller advised someone had broken into his sister's house. Statements were taken from the complainant for a report.

4:30 p.m. -- A caller from a local inn described having trouble with the manager after complaining about the accommodations. The responding officer spoke with both parties and a mutual agreement was reached without further incident.

6:41 p.m. -- A caller from Spring Street advised a red truck with a red trailer had just hit another vehicle and was driving away. The officer did not locate the truck/trailer but made contact with witnesses and got statements for a report.

8:00 p.m. -- A caller reported a white vehicle parked at the south end of Armstrong Street completely blocking the road. Naturally the vehicle had been moved by the time they arrived.

December 1

12:56 a.m. -- While on routine patrol, an officer found a truck on Spring Street having trouble and partly blocking the road. The officer called a tow truck and had it towed.

1:53 a.m. -- The tow truck driver from the last call called back to say the guys who owned the truck was giving him a hard time about towing it and he needed a hand. He got one -- the responding officer arrested the troublesome driver for public intox.

3:59 a.m. -- An officer found a male in the parking lot of a bar up on the highway with a possibly dislocated shoulder and abrasions on his face. EMS took the male to the hospital to check him out. You should've seen the other guy, though.

10:27 a.m. -- A caller complained of a black Nissan parked blocking traffic on upper Armstrong Street. Once again, the driver had vacated by the time the cops got there.

1:14 p.m. -- A caller from a local lodge wanted to speak to an officer about a possible theft. The officer advised he would attempt to make contact with the suspect about returning the property.

4:55 p.m. -- A caller reported a neighbor was dumping construction materials in the ravine. The responding officer found it was not construction materials, but rather sheets of limestone being removed from the house.

5:57 p.m. -- A caller from a big bar up on the highway reported her mother had backed into another vehicle and would need to file report. The officer took it.

9:20 p.m. -- A caller reported a possibly a possible drunk driver leaving their apartment complex and heading down Dairy Hollow in a dark sedan. There were two males in the vehicle, but the whole thing was gone like a burp in a wind tunnel by the time they went looking.

December 2

5:44 a.m. -- Public Works was called in to fix a broken water spigot out by the air hoses at a local convenience store. Water everywhere. Best breakfast pizza in town. Tell Carl hey.

11:49 a.m. -- A caller reported her brother had been missing since Friday and no one had heard from him since. He was later located at his home in Indianapolis and no report was needed. Thanks for letting everybody know, dude.

8:43 p.m. -- A complainant on Benton Street reported a dog had lunged at his son. The officer responded and the neighbor advised he would keep his dog inside or on a leash. Good thing, too, since we have LEASH LAWS here.