Eureka Springs Dispatches as of Oct. 20, 2008

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Oct. 20

11:15 a.m. -- A woman at Romancing the Stone called police regarding animals. An officer assisted in getting a snake out of the business.

3:08 p.m. -- A caller at Community First Bank asked police to check the welfare of a woman that was rocking back and forth in front of the bank. The woman was found to be okay.

Oct. 21

8:44 a.m. -- A caller on Forest Lane reported that what sounded like a gunshot was heard in the area.

11:13 a.m. -- A caller at Backporch reported illegal parking. It was a beer truck on The Loop after hours.

12:30 p.m. -- A caller at Pay Station 2 reported that the station was not working.

12:37 p.m. -- Dogs were reported running loose in Harmon Park, but were gone when police arrived on the scene.

10:09 p.m. -- A caller on Singleton reported scratches on her car and a threatening letter in her mail.

Oct. 22

10:50 a.m. -- A caller at Brighton Ridge reported a person making an inappropriate remark to a resident.

11:56 a.m. -- A subject at Ridgeview Retirement Center was arrested on an outstanding warrant for driving on a suspended license.

1:25 p.m. -- Three sport bikes were reported passing vehicles in a construction zone on Ark. Hwy. 23 South. Officers were unable to locate the bikes.

3:21 p.m. -- An anonymous caller reported that there were clothes hanging on a clothes line in the vicinity of the witch's hat house with the line running from a car to a tree or house, and stated that it was not a good sight for the historic district.

9:52 p.m. -- A man at New Delhi CafÈ reported that there was a railroad tie in the road by Sonny's Pizza., An officer removed the tie from the road and contacted the owner.

Oct. 23

9:57 a.m. -- A caller at Rogue's Manor reported that a moving truck was parked in the fire zone because of vehicles parked in the loading zone had been there for more than an hour. A traffic control officer checked the area to clear the traffic lanes, and a citation was issued.

10:03 a.m. -- A caller at Eureka Inn reported that a soda machine had been broken into, and a report was taken.

4:49 p.m. -- Carroll County 911 transferred a call from a resident on County Road 212 regarding a woman's two-year-old who was locked in the bathroom. No action was taken as the caller was outside of the city.

Oct. 24

8 a.m. -- A older man was found in the restroom at The Auditorium with a head wound. No report was taken.

9:57 a.m. -- A report was taken regarding at theft at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

12:42 p.m. -- Police investigated an accident on Center Street in which a car went over a cliff.

5:21 p.m. -- A woman at Eureka Inn advised that there was a traffic accident in the parking lot of the motel and needed a report. An officer was advised and a report was taken.

10:59 p.m. -- A caller reported that a possibly drunk driver was in the drive-through at McDonalds. Officers responded, but the vehicle could not be found.

11:10 p.m. -- A caller from a downtown bar requested officer assistance with an intoxicated man who had been asked to leave and refused. The subject had left by the time officers responded.

11:41 p.m. -- A traffic stop on Benton Street resulted in the arrest of a woman for driving on a suspended license and on an outstanding warrant, and she was booked into the police department.

Oct. 25

12:59 a.m. -- A traffic stop on U.S. Hwy. 62 at Booze Brothers resulted in an arrest for driving while intoxicated, no insurance and driving left of center. The subject was booked into the police department.

9:43 a.m. -- A report was taken regarding a two-vehicle non-injury accident on U.S. Hwy. 62 at Pine Top Lodge.

1:37 p.m. -- A man on Thomas Drive requested that a report be made regarding theft of property.

7:39 p.m. -- A caller advised that traffic was back up in front of the court house due to an ambulance call, and that bystanders were about to get hit directing traffic. Traffic control was requested, and an officer advised that traffic was moving fine.

9:29 p.m. -- A man advised that two cars were parked in front of a fire hydrant on Spring Street, blocking access to the hydrant. An officer was advised and one vehicle was towed.

10:34 p.m. -- The owner of a bed and breakfast advised that a party on Pine Street was too loud and asked for an officer to talk to the partiers. Contact was made, and the subjects were advised to shut the door and turn down the music.

11:20 p.m. -- A woman at Spring and Main Street complained of a man who had been following a group of females for more than an hour. An officer made contact with the complaintant.

11:17 p.m. -- A caller on Pine Street complained of a wedding party being too loud again after officers left.

Oct. 26

9:38 a.m. -- A window was reported broke at The Auditorium, and a report was taken.

1:30 p.m. -- The front door of the Church of Christ was reported open. The keyholder was contacted, and nothing was found to be amiss.

2:36 p.m. -- An officer investigated a personal property traffic accident at the Cinema parking lot.

2:52 p.m. -- A subject crossing the center line of U.S. Hwy 62 East was reported, but was gone when police arrived.

8:56 p.m. -- An open door at Flint Street Food Bank was reported. The door is broken and being replaced, and all was okay.

10:23 p.m. -- A woman in the drive-through of McDonalds was reported to be drinking and driving. The vehicle was gone before an officer arrived, and could not be located.

Oct. 27

4:31 a.m. -- A caller on Benton Street complained that a dog had been barking for hours. An officer checked the area and made contact at the house with the barking dogs, and warned the owners to keep the dog quiet.