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Police Beat 5/13/14: Sweaty woman steals shower head

Posted: May 13, 2014 - 11:38am

Among the incidents recently released by the Conway Police Department:

Residential burglary at the 1600 block of Simms Street.

A homeowner reported Monday that she arrived at her rent house for an appointment to show the property when she spotted a woman coming around from the side of the house. The woman was sweating profusely and appeared to be out of breath. When the homeowner asked what she was doing there, the woman said she was looking at the house to rent. The sweaty woman then left on a bicycle. The homeowner reported a drill set and a shower head were missing from the home.

Criminal trespass at the 2300 block of Linda Drive.

Police responded to a home on Linda Drive to assist the homeowner, who had experienced ongoing problems with his drug-user son and his friends entering his home. On this particular occasion the owner could not get into the home and believed someone had changed the locks or barricaded the doors. Police entered the garage without any trouble and heard a noise coming from the back wall. Upon further inspection, police found a woman hiding under a blanket. She was arrested and charged with trespassing.

Shoplifting at 801 Elsinger Blvd.

Two female students at the University of Central Arkansas were arrested for shoplifting at Kohl’s on Monday about 1 p.m. According to the report, the two had concealed several items in their purses and attempted to leave the store without paying. They were detained by the store’s loss prevention until police arrived.

Residential burglary on Azalea Loop.

The owner of a trailer on Azalea Loop reported she recently evicted two renters. She said someone crawled through an unlocked window during the night and stole a 110V air conditioner unit. The air conditioner was valued at $100.

• Theft of property at 2824 Prince St.

A box trailer was reported stolen from U Storage of Conway on Monday. Someone apparently stole the 5-by-8 trailer over the weekend. It was valued at $2,500.

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