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Police Beat 6/13/14: Signatures stolen from alcohol petition worker

Posted: June 13, 2014 - 3:31pm

Among the incidents recently reported by the Conway Police Department:

Theft at 905 East Oak St.

An Ohio man who works for National Ballot Access reported Wednesday that he was working outside Starbucks collecting signatures for the upcoming election. According to a report, he was collecting signatures on petitions, one regarding alcohol sales in Faulkner County and another regarding alcohol sales in the state of Arkansas. The man reported he went inside for something to drink and left his backpack outside, and when he returned less than 10 minutes later, his backpack was gone. He reported 32 pages of signatures were missing, along with his wallet and a tablet computer. The worker was able to find five pages of signatures blowing around in a neighboring parking lot, but the other 27 pages remained missing.

Theft on Keathley Drive

An employee of Keathley Enterprises reported Wednesday that someone cut the connections from and removed eight air conditioning units from the slabs they were sitting on at a trailer park the company manages. Each unit was valued at $1,000.

Theft at the 1000 block of Clifton Street

A resident reported that someone stole a brown BMX boys’ bicycle from the side of her house.It was valued at $80.

Theft of services

A locksmith reported Thursday that a man called and requested locksmith services and then drove off without paying. Police tracked down the suspect, stopped him on Interstate 40 and placed him under arrest. According to a report, the suspect told police that, having his truck unlocked, he realized he had no money to pay for the service and so he decided to just leave.

• Criminal mischief at 201 Skyline Drive

A Conway man reported that he was at Cinemark driving south on Skyline Drive when he saw four men on the northeast side of the street. He heard something hit his vehicle, and then the men ran across the street. Upon inspecting his vehicle, the victim found two dents on the passenger side of his vehicle. Damage was estimated at $100.

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