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Police Beat (01/09/14)

Posted: January 9, 2014 - 4:31pm

Among reports recently released by the Conway Police Department:

•Maintaining drug premises, East Robins Street.

Conway police arrested three individuals after discovering several small bags of methamphetamine in close proximity to three children, all under four years old.

Officers responded to the residence, located in the 400 block of East Robins Street, after receiving reports that a subject was attempting to break into a trailer. Dispatch informed officers the caller asked not to have police respond, because the woman was coming to watch his kids. The caller also informed dispatch he was high.

Upon arrival, police made contact with a black male, later identified as a 44-year-old Conway man. The man told officers he did not call 911, and no one else did.

Police searched the trailer, and located two adult females and three small children in a back bedroom. While speaking with the adults, officers said several bags of meth were located “in very close proximity” to the three children.

“One of the bags of meth was actually found under the oldest child,” an officer noted in the police report.

All three children belonged to the Conway man, who was arrested along with the adult females. The man was held on charges of maintaining a drug premises, possession of meth or cocaine with intent to deliver, first-degree endangering the welfare of a minor and obstructing governmental operations. Each female was held on charges of maintaining a drug premises and first-degree endangering the welfare of a minor.

The Department of Human Services was contacted and took custody of the children, ages 1 to 4, police said.

•Theft of property, East Dave Ward Drive.

A Hot Springs demolition and excavation company says multiple batteries were stolen, and cables were cut on one of its dump trucks.

Police responded to the construction site in the 500 block of East Dave Ward Drive around 8:46 a.m. Wednesday.

The owner of Ervan Slaight Demolition and Excavation told police four batteries, valued at $1,000, were stolen from the dump truck between 5 p.m. Tuesday and 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. In addition, the owner said $200 worth of cables were cut.

•Theft of property, Pebble Beach Drive.

A Conway man says a strobe light was recently stolen from his Ford truck.

The 28-year-old victim told officers it was stolen some time Tuesday night. Police said no suspects have been identified.

The strobe light was valued at $500 in the police report.

•Forgery, West Martin Street.

A Conway man says he received a counterfeit bill after completing a transaction with an unknown person from Craigslist.

The 23-year-old complainant said he sold his phone to the individual for $160. When he attempted to deposit the money Tuesday morning, he was informed the $100 bill was a counterfeit.

The complainant said he has attempted to contact the Craigslist individual several times, but has been unsuccessful.

(Staff writer Lee Hogan can be reached by email at lee.hogan@thecabin.net or by phone at 505-1246. Follow Lee Hogan on Twitter at https://twitter.com/LCD_LeeHogan. To comment on this and other stories in the Log Cabin, log on to www.thecabin.net. Send us your news at www.thecabin.net/submit)

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ucantbserious
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ucantbserious 01/10/14 - 12:48 pm
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So let me get this straight. Someone was breaking into a trailer and they called 911 to request that they don't send the police? That makes sense.

Lee Hogan
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Lee Hogan 01/10/14 - 12:56 pm
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My guess as to the reasoning is...

... "The caller also informed dispatch he was high."

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