Eureka Springs Dispatches as of July 21, 2008

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

July 21

3:37 a.m. -- A clerk at Exxon called complaining that a group of youths would not leave her alone after she refused to sell them tobacco, and requested an officer's assistance. The youths were gone upon arrival.

10:27 a.m. -- An officer assisted in evacuation of Motel 6 for a fire alarm.

2:50 p.m. -- A caller at a parking lot reported witnessing a hit and run accident, and a report was taken.

4:07 p.m. -- A caller on Pivot Rock Road reported a family disturbance at Swiss Villa Apartments, and a subject was arrested.

4:51 p.m. -- A subject was reported yelling and screaming at Ridgeview Retirement.

5:16 p.m. -- A caller at Colonial Inn reported that an unruly customer would not leave. The subjects left before an officer arrived.

5:57 p.m. -- A caller reported a window in a car, parked in a parking lot on Benton Street, was broken out. A report was taken.

5:59 p.m. -- The fire department requested traffic control on Kingshighway.

7:11 p.m. -- A woman came in to the police department to report the theft of a purse from the Baptist church parking lot.

9:22 p.m. -- A caller at Comfort Inn reported that an aunt was having problems with her 13-year-old daughter, and wanted to speak with an officer.

9:30 p.m. -- Children were reported riding their bicycles on the highway around Bunches Quik Check, and an officer talked to them.

July 22

5:34 a.m. -- A man on East Mountain reported that a car was parked next to a stop sign across from his house, and requested an officer to investigate. An officer responded, but the vehicle was gone on arrival.

8:12 a.m. -- An accident at Ozark Mountain Hoe Down was reported by several people. There were no injuries, and a report was taken.

2:08 p.m. -- A possibly drunk driver was reported coming into town on Ark. Hwy. 23 North. The vehicle was being driven alright when it was in town.

6:14 p.m. -- An alarm at Community First Bank was activated. It was determined that the motion detector in the bank was set off by mistake.

9:20 p.m. -- An employee at Bank of Eureka Springs Financial Center was inside the business and set off an alarm, which was unfounded.

10:27 p.m. -- Four or five girls were reported on U.S. Hwy. 62 riding bicycles with no reflectives, and one almost got hit. The girls were told to stay off the road at night and go home.

July 23

5:17 p.m. -- A caller on Charles Circle reported that two dogs were running loose.

7:19 p.m. -- A caller at Basin Park reported that an intoxicated man was yelling at people in the park. The subject was arrested for public intoxication.

10:23 p.m. -- A caller at Rick's Firehouse Pub reported that an employee was sent to the store and was pulled over and issued a citation for no vehicle license. The caller wanted an officer to take a report of a stolen paper tag, but later a report was not wanted.

July 24

8:12 a.m. -- A caller at Clear Springs Schools reported broken windows and motion lights. It was not determined that anything was missing.

10:03 a.m. -- A man of Spring Street reported the theft of a leaf blower from a vehicle.

10:40 a.m. -- Veterans Administration Health Care requested a welfare check on a patient on Clay Street who had made homicidal and suicidal threats to his case worker over the phone. The subject's wife advised that the man had left the house on foot, and he was not located in the area.

10:44 a.m. -- A caller on Echols reported a stolen credit card, and a report was taken.

10:46 a.m. -- A caller reported a hit and run accident in the parking lot at the Farmers Market, and a report was made.

11:32 a.m. -- A caller reported a hit and run accident in the parking lot at the Good Shepherd Humane Society Thrift Shop, and a report was taken.

3:08 p.m. -- A caller reported that a musician in Basin Park was using an electric instrument, as opposed to an acoustic instrument.

3:29 p.m. -- A caller at Twins Food Mart reported a gas drive off of $32.01. A report was taken.

3:53 p.m. -- A caller at CafÈ Amoree reported that a fired employee refused to leave.

July 25

1:10 a.m. -- A woman on Singleton requested an officer to respond to her residence regarding a male subject who was harassing a friend. Officers responded, but no report was taken.

6:33 a.m. -- A caller on Ridgeway requested an officer to take a report about a neighbor who had a van parked outside their residence, in which someone appears to be sleeping in nightly and tossing trash on the street and around the vicinity.

2:10 p.m. -- Police responded to Mountain and White streets for a minor two-vehicle accident. A report was filed.

7:09 p.m. -- A minor personal property accident at Comfort Inn was investigated, but there was no damage.

7:46 p.m. -- A caller at Dollar General reported someone was dumping trash in the store's dumpster.

July 26

12:12 a.m. -- A caller at Twin s Food Mart requested that an officer talk to a man who claimed a false report was filed on him. When an officer arrived, the man was gone.

12:28 a.m. -- The same man called police to say that he went home and to have an officer meet him there. An officer responded and advised the man to talk to a detective on Monday morning regarding the false report he believed to have been filed on him.

1:58 a.m. -- A 911 caller complained about his wife being intoxicated and hung up. Officers responded and talked to both subjects, and everyone calmed down.

9:41 a.m. -- A caller reported that a city sign was pulled up and laying on the side of the road.

11:08 a.m. -- A caller on White Street reported that a tire cover was slashed.

12:50 p.m. -- A Douglas Street resident came to the police department to report harassment.

1:10 p.m. -- A caller on North Main Street reported that a very small black and brown dog came up to his house. Animal control was notified.

1:41 p.m. -- A caller at Small World reported that there was loud music being played in The Park and requested that an officer ask them to turn it down a little. An officer talked to the band.

1:50 p.m. -- Eureka Springs Transit reported that a tram and a car were at an impasse, and that the driver of the car was cursing.

2:05 p.m. -- A caller at Rosie's Funnel Cakes complained that dogs were tied up in The Park in the sun. An officer checked, and the dogs were in the shade with water.

July 27

1:08 a.m. -- A 911 caller complained that an intoxicated driver was driving up Main Street toward U.S. Hwy. 62 in a black suburban. Before the caller got off the phone, an officer stopped outside the courthouse and the caller told the officer in person. The officer drove up Main Street and down U.S. Hwy. 62, but the vehicle could not be found.

11:41 a.m. -- A caller at Hooks Gallery reported that a dog had been found. The animal was put in the pound.

11:43 a.m. -- A caller at Pay Station 2 reported that the station was not working.

5:27 p.m. -- A caller at the Writer's Colony reported that a tree had taken down a power line.

6:09 p.m. -- A caller at Arvest Bank requested that police check the bank for her wallet.

8:49 p.m. -- A homeowner on Howell Street requested extra patrol due to gas being drained out of her car..

9:29 p.m. -- A city fireman reported that a man was walking in the dark along the western city limits and asked police to check on him. The subject was okay.

10:54 p.m. -- A caller at Basin Park Hotel reported that a green car has hit him, and a report was filed.


July 23

2:16 a.m. - A woman on Mission Hills Lane was having difficulty breathing, and was taken to Eureka Springs Hospital.