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Police Beat (02/12/14)

Posted: February 12, 2014 - 4:47pm

Among reports recently released by the Conway Police Department:

•Shoplifting, Donaghey Avenue.

Police arrested a Conway woman for shoplifting from What A Deal on Tuesday afternoon.

Officers arrived at the store in the 2500 block of Donaghey Avenue around 5:30 p.m., and made contact with the 42-year-old woman.

The store owner told police she witnessed the woman conceal several items under her hooded sweatshirt, and worried she was going to steal the items.

Upon contact with the suspect, police witnessed the woman removing merchandise from under her sweatshirt. When asked why she had clothing under her sweatshirt, the woman told police she was trying them on and would not leave the store without paying.

The woman was transported to the Faulkner County jail and held on a theft of property charge.

•Fleeing, Louvenia Avenue.

Police arrested a Conway man, who fled from officers, for a felony warrant out of the Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday afternoon.

Officers arrived on scene of the 34-year-old man’s home in the 2100 block of Louvenia Avenue around 5:04 p.m. to reports of a domestic disturbance. The man’s wife told officers he took money out of her purse.

When one officer arrived on scene he witnessed another officer in pursuit of the suspect on foot. Officers were able to apprehend the subject in a wooded area behind the Conway Regional Rehabilitation Center after a short chase, and transported the individual to the Faulkner County jail.

•Fraudulent use of a credit card, Chestnut Street.

A Conway woman said she recently discovered her bank account had been accessed and closed without her knowledge.

The 18-year-old complainant said she recently opened a secondary account, but when she attempted to transfer money Tuesday, she learned the bank account had been closed and the money withdrawn.

The complainant told police she was the only person listed on the account, but the bank refused to giver her any information.

•First-degree criminal mischief, Harkrider Street.

Hendrix College said four windows of its fitness center were recently broken out.

Conway officers arrived on scene in the 1500 block of Harkrider Street around 9:03 a.m. Monday, and were shown the damage by college employees.

Police said the windows appeared to have been shot with something, although the weapon of choice was not known. Officers were also unable to determine from where they were shot or any suspect information.

No projectiles were located at the scene, police said.

(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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