Eureka Springs Dispatches as of Aug. 11, 2008

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Aug. 11

8:25 a.m. -- A caller on Ark. Hwy. 23 North reported a vehicle weaving on the road.

9:43 a.m. -- A waver at 1876 Inn was reported over the white shoulder line of U.S. Hwy. 62. An officer observed the subject for several minutes and saw no problems.

10:40 a.m. -- The waver was again reported in the street, and the subject was arrested on an outstanding warrant from Washington County.

11:59 a.m. -- A minor traffic accident was reported on Planer Hill, and a report was taken.

2:35 p.m. -- Carroll County Sheriff's Office reported a 911 hang up call from an Echols Street residence.

7:24 p.m. -- A car was reported park on the curb along Spring Street. The owner was found and he moved the vehicle.

7:30 p.m. -- A car drove through the yard of a residence on Jay Lane, tearing up flower beds. The homeowner did not want a report.

9:20 p.m. -- Teenagers were reported parked in a car under some pine trees near Bavarian Inn. The manager knew them, and everything was okay.

11:15 p.m. -- A suspicious-looking man was reported walking around the high school parking lot. An officer checked out the situation, identified the person, and everything was okay.

Aug. 12

12:01 a.m. -- An officer checked on a car parked and running in the parking lot of Community First Bank, and arrested the drive for driving while intoxicated.

7:02 a.m. -- A residence alarm at a Pivot Rock Road address was set off by accident.

1:10 p.m. -- A man reported that mail at the post office had been tampered with.

2:58 p.m. -- A guest at Basin park hotel reported items taken from a room. The victim's property had been loaded into a vehicle by a friend.

5:30 p.m. -- A dark green Jaguar was reported parked in the right hand lane at the bottom of Planer Hill, and was gone when police arrived.

6:21 p.m. -- A officer who attempted to serve papers at a Spring Street residence reported that no one was at home.

8:15 p.m. - Service of papers was again attempted at a Spring Street address.

8:22 p.m. -- A suspicious vehicle was reported parked behind Old Dogwood Inn.

Aug. 13

9 a.m. -- An auto theft was reported at Wagner Inn, and a report was made.

9:30 a.m. -- A yellow Labrador dog with a collar and no tags was running loose in the Montail Street area. The animal was put in the pound.

10:54 a.m. -- A guest who has stayed at Quality Inn had left a gun in the room, and an officer was asked to check the room. No report was needed.

3:13 p.m. -- A golden Shepherd mix dog was running loose along Spring Street, and was put in the pound.

3:14 p.m. -- A caller at Tad s Quik Stop reported seeing a man in a black suburban finish a bottle of beer in the parking lot prior to going in to the store. The subject was gone upon arrival of police.

5:22 p.m. -- An officer responded to a fight between an 87-year-old man and a 27-year-old man at Ridgeview Retirement, and a report was made.

5:26 p.m. -- A two-vehicle accident with injuries was reported in the vicinity of La Familia Restaurant, and a report was made.

6:59 p.m. -- A man on Greenwood Hollow Road was arrested on a warrant from Eureka Springs District Court for failure to appear.

7:24 p.m. -- A caller in Virginia requested officers to check on a sister residing on Mountain Street who had not been heard from since being released from the hospital 10 days earlier. The subject was found to be fine, and stated she would contact the sister.

8:16 p.m. -- A caller reported that a reckless driver pulled in to the parking lot at CafÈ Santa Fee and parked.

9:22 p.m. -- A caller reported child abuse taking place at a U.S. Hwy 62 residence. An officer took the information and notified the sheriff's office for a welfare check, and contacted the Child Abuse Hotline.

Aug. 14

1:58 a.m. -- Police responded to a disturbance at Chelsea s CafÈ,

9:02 a.m. -- An officer investigated a hit and run that took place overnight on Emporia Street and made a report.

10:11 a.m. -- A disabled vehicle was reported partially in the roadway on Ark. Hwy. 23 north of the train station.

11:08 a.m. -- Police made a report on an accident at First National Bank of Berryville.

3:59 p.m. -- A man in his 50s who appeared to be mentally handicapped was reportedly loitering at Booze Brothers after being asked repeatedly to leave. The man's family was in a store next door, and was reunited with him.

7:22 p.m. -- A caller at Club of the Ozarks reported an ongoing problem with a man, including harassing communication.

9:46 p.m. -- An officer assisted a motorist at the Old Rock Church.

Aug. 15

1:49 a.m. -- A caller from Hilton Street advised that she could hear a man yelling and swearing, and thought it sounded like he was on Pine Street near a construction site. Officers checked the area, but the man was gone upon arrival.

4:50 a.m. -- The sheriff's office reported receiving a 911 non-emergency call that there was a tree down on Armstrong behind NAPA was blocking the street. The situation was investigated and public works was advised of the situation.

7:52 p.m. -- Report received of two intoxicated persons walking next to the highway. Subjects gone upon arrival.

8:07 p.m. -- Officers executed a CCSO warrant on a wanted person at Swiss Villa Apartments and made the arrest.

10:05 p.m. -- Gunshots were reported in the area of Forrest Lane and Stoppel Road. Fireworks were being shot off. CCSO was notified.

10:08 p.m. -- Report received of a reckless driver on Ark. 23 headed into Eureka Springs from Madison County. No subject found.

10:59 p.m. -- Vehicle that was earlier reported driving recklessly found stalled in the roadway with no lights on. CCSO was notified.

11:14 p.m. -- Gunshots or fireworks heard in the area of Dairy Hollow.

Aug. 16

2:14 a.m. -- Caller advised that ESPD had impounded her vehicle from the Tiki Torch for no reason and would like officer to come speak with her. Officers located vehicle where she had left it.

3:15 a.m. -- Report of a subject asleep on a bench in Basin Park. Officer responded and subject decided to go to his room instead of to jail.

7:14 a.m. -- Report received of a truck going off U.S. 62 west of the city limits and into a ravine. Accident report taken.

9:58 a.m. -- Report received of subjects cutting down a tree on East Mountain without a permit. Subjects said they would talk to the building inspector on Monday.

3:16 p.m. -- Officers conducted a welfare check on two small children who were reported left in a vehicle at Basin Park while operator was in store. Upon arrival, vehicle was heading west and children appeared to be fine.

3:58 p.m. -- Officer assisted person in a wheelchair needing assistance through traffic to get to the park for a concert.

8:10 p.m. -- Report received of a large sheepdog running loose on U.S. 62. Gone upon arrival.

9:37 p.m. -- Cherokee Store requested extra patrol because of suspicious persons in store earlier.

Aug. 17

1:08 a.m. -- Officer arrested an intoxicated person in Basin Park and arrested him on charges of driving on suspended license, no proof of insurance, violating the noise ordinance, and DWI #3.

2:35 a.m. -- Subject arrested at outdoor cinema and charged with public intoxication.

9:28 a.m. -- Subject arrested in courthouse parking lot and charged with public intoxication.

1:43 p.m. -- A theft was reported at the Travelers Inn, where a palm tree had been stolen from poolside.

7:40 p.m. -- Report received of subjects in the drive through at McDonalds being very intoxicated. Officer located them and found them not to be intoxicated but did issue citations.

5:40 p.m. -- A man said he saw a Hispanic male manhandling a 10-year-old boy at Inn of the Ozarks. Officer found the boy and his father and all was fine. He was reprimanding the child.

9:33 p.m. -- Report received of a fight at Chelsea's. It was broken up by the time officers arrived.