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Police Beat (01/14/14)

Posted: January 14, 2014 - 2:48pm

Among reports recently released by the Conway Police Department:

•Third-degree battery, Torreyson Street.

Conway police responded to reports of a fight Monday evening in the 1900 block of Torreyson Street.

Officers made contact with a 19-year-old Conway man around 5:27 p.m. The teen told police he had been in a fight with a nearby resident, identified as a 31-year-old Conway man.

The teen said there has been an ongoing dispute between he and the older male, who constantly picks on him. The teen said the male recently grabbed his bicycle and threw it at him, and began to punch him.

The teen said he then used the bike to block himself from further punches. The teen complained of soreness, police said.

Officers then made contact with the older male, who stated the teen picked up the bike and hit him with it. The male said the two then became entangled and fell to the ground. Police said the male wore a band-aid on his right hand, which he claimed was a scratch from when the bike was thrown.

Both parities were advised of the warrants process, police said.

•Theft of property, Morning Glory.

An Accuread employee says an LED light was recently stolen off his company truck.

The 31-year-old Conway resident said the theft occurred some time between 10 p.m. Sunday and 7 a.m. Monday.

The Accuread employee said the light was oval, and mounted on the cab of his truck. Wires were also cut to remove the light, the complainant said.

The LED light was valued at $400 in the police report.

•Residential burglary, South Salem Road.

Conway police responded to two attempted residential burglaries Monday morning at an apartment complex in the 1700 block of South Salem Road.

Officers arrived on scene of The Greens at Nutters Chapel, a Lindsey Management complex, around 2:12 a.m. after receiving an alarm call. Police observed two broken windows on two adjoining apartments.

Police said a dresser and television were moved in one apartment, while entry was not gained into the other. Damage to each apartment was estimated at $300.

No items were reported stolen. Police were unable to obtain fingerprints from the scene.

•Commercial burglary, Fourth Avenue.

Conway police are investigating a burglary that occurred this weekend at Brick Oven Pizza.

Officers responded to the restaurant, located in the 800 block of Fourth Avenue, around 9:46 a.m. Sunday.

A restaurant employee said he opened the business Sunday morning, and discovered several broken alcohol bottles and “disarray” inside the establishment. In the incident report, $500 cash was reported stolen, while $200 worth of alcohol was destroyed and $100 worth of damage was incurred to a window.

Police said video surveillance showed one male break into the establishment around 11 p.m. Saturday. No other information of the suspect was included in the police report.

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