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Police Beat (01/22/14)

Posted: January 22, 2014 - 3:20pm

Among reports recently released by the Conway Police Department:

•Shoplifting, Skyline Drive.

Conway police arrested a Mayflower woman and a North Little Rock woman for shoplifting Tuesday from Walmart.

Officers arrived on scene in the 1100 block of Skyline Drive around 5:41 p.m. The two women were already detained by store employees, the police report states.

Both women were taken into custody and transported to the Faulkner County jail and held on theft of property charges.

According to the incident report, the women attempted to steal more than $150 in clothes.

•Theft of property, Independence Avenue.

A Conway man says $500 worth of precious metals delivered to his home was stolen.

The 46-year-old complainant told police he ordered the metals from an Oklahoma company, which were then delivered to his door Oct. 15. The complainant said he never received the package.

FedEx informed the complainant the package was delivered, the police report states.

•Shoplifting, Oak Street.

A Center Ridge man attempting to steal more than $970 worth of clothes from a downtown Conway store was arrested Tuesday morning.

Officers arrived on scene at EM Jeans around 11:41 a.m. Store employees told police the man, 35, removed several tags and theft sensors from clothes while in the bathroom. Police made contact with the male in the dressing room where he was taken into custody.

Police located a pair of red wire cutters in the male’s jacket pocket. All store merchandise was recovered, police said.

•Theft of services, Robins Street.

A Conway man says he believes around $250 worth of electricity was recently stolen from him by a neighbor.

The 59-year-old complainant told police he discovered an extension cord running from his trailer to a nearby one that was plugged into a heater. The complainant said he had not seen anyone in the trailer since last week when the resident was arrested.

Although he was unsure of the total amount, the complainant told police he believes around $250 worth of electricity was stolen.

(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.)

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