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Police Beat (01/28/14)

Posted: January 28, 2014 - 7:50pm

Among reports recently released by the Conway Police Department:

•Shoplifting, Elsinger Boulevard.

Police say a Conway woman was arrested for shoplifting from a Conway Commons shop Monday afternoon.

Officers responded to Kohl’s, in the 800 block of Elsinger Boulevard, around 1:01 p.m.

The store’s loss prevention officer told police the 24-year-old woman was seen concealing baby clothes in her purse. Officers took the woman into custody and transported her to the Faulkner County jail where she was held on a theft of property charge.

According to the incident report, the woman attempted to conceal $160 in merchandise.

 

•Commercial burglary, Lucille Street.

Conway police say Head Start Preschool was broken into this weekend, and various monetary items were taken.

Officers responded to the school, located in the 1800 block of Lucille Street, around 7:34 a.m. Monday.

A preschool employee told police she noticed the office had been pried into. The worker told police $50 cash, a $65.05 check and a Walmart credit card were the only items stolen. All other items appeared to be untouched, the worker told police.

According to the incident report, there were cameras at the preschool, however, the employee said she was waiting for her boss to arrive to look over the tapes.

In all, more than $165 in monetary items was reported stolen.

 

•Commercial burglary, Meadowlake Road.

Police say a laptop was recently stolen from Meadowlake Day School.

Conway officers responded to the school, located in the 2600 block of Meadowlake Road, around 6:09 a.m. Monday.

Police made contact with a school worker who said she observed a front window open, and then noticed a pantry door, previously locked with a padlock, kicked open.

A $300 laptop was the only thing reported stolen. Police said a flat screen television appeared to have been “tampered with.”

Officers were unable to locate latent fingerprints at the scene.

 

•Lost property, Old Morrilton Highway.

A Greenbrier woman says she recently lost her wallet after leaving it on top of her vehicle when leaving Hastings.

The 26-year-old complainant told police she was putting her child into a car seat, and set her wallet on top of the vehicle. The woman said she did not realize she left her wallet on top of her vehicle until she returned home.

According to the incident report, the wallet contained $300 cash.

 

•Theft of property, Mattison Road.

A Conway man said his daughter’s bike was recently stolen from his residence.

Police responded to the 51-year-old complainant’s home around 3:07 p.m. Friday in the 1100 block of Mattison Road.

The complainant said the bike was a white, Trek Mystic 20 with a plastic basket in the front, and also had faded whitewall tires. The bike was valued at $250 in the police report.

(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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