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Police Beat (02/10/14)

Posted: February 10, 2014 - 7:04pm

Among reports recently released by the Conway Police Department:

•First-degree criminal mischief, multiple locations.

At least five Conway residents reported a vehicle window being shot out by what appeared to be a BB gun, according to Conway Police Department incident reports.

The five reports released Monday were filed within 24 hours of one another between 7:38 p.m. Saturday and 3:27 p.m. Sunday. Three of the reports were filed Saturday night and Sunday afternoon on three streets — Summerset Drive, Drury Lane and Londonberry Lane — in the same neighborhood at the intersection of Salem Road and Tyler Street.

In all three incidents, officers found a window, or windows, broken out. No projectiles were found. Only one of the three reports made reference to small holes in the window that appeared to have been caused by a BB gun.

Reports were also filed by residents on Morningside Drive and Clifton Street. Again, no projectiles were found at the scenes and only one report made reference to the possibility of a BB gun causing the damage.

According to the Conway Police Department’s calls for service, there were no reports of shots fired at the locations of the incidents. In all, more than $1,600 in damage was reported.

•Shoplifting, Elsinger Boulevard.

Conway police arrested a Greenbrier woman Friday night for shoplifting more than $300 worth of items from Belk.

Officers arrived on scene around 7:33 p.m. in the 600 block of Elsinger Boulevard.

A loss prevention employee told police he observed the 32-year-old female take items from the store. The employee made contact with the woman outside of the store and discovered “an assortment of female clothing,” valued at $378.50.

Police took the woman into custody and transported her to the Faulkner County jail.

•Commercial burglary, Harkrider Street.

Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at Holly’s Country Cooking sometime between Thursday and Friday.

Officers arrived on scene of the restaurant, located in the 100 block of South Harkrider Street, around 10:41 a.m. Friday.

An employee told police someone forced open the drive-through window and stole around $30 in change. The theft was discovered while employees prepared for the lunch time service Friday.

Damage to the window was estimated at $300. Police did not attempt to obtain fingerprints from the scene, because employees cleaned the area and began preparing for service.

•Commercial burglary, Skyline Drive.

Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at El Acapulco on Friday morning.

Police responded to an alarm call around 2:45 a.m., and discovered the glass of the front door broken.

From video surveillance, officers were able to observe a black male enter the business and taking money from under the register. In all, $500 was stolen from the restaurant.

Damage to the glass door was estimated at $350.

Police said the suspect wore a black hooded jacket and black bandana.

(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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