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Police Beat 6/27/14: A drunken brawl and a likely story

Posted: June 27, 2014 - 11:33am

Among the incidents recently reported by the Conway Police Department:

Criminal mischief at 815 Oak St.

Police responded to America’s Best Value Inn on Thursday, where a fight had taken place. Police said an intoxicated man reported he was walking around the hotel and saw a couple and commented to the gentleman that he had a good-looking girlfriend. A physical altercation ensued, and in the process a window in one of the hotel rooms was broken.The intoxicated man was arrested on a warrant. The other people involved left. The value of the broken window was $499.

Criminal mischief at 1200 Markham St.

An employee of Mattison’s Shop reported Thursday that a Conway man drove his Chevrolet Suburban into the bay door of the shop. The officer who responded to the call gave the driver a field sobriety test and determined he was not intoxicated. He asked the driver what happened, and the man said he came over to collect $300 the business owed him. He told the officer the wind blew his vehicle into the door.

Breaking or entering at the 1900 block of Harkrider Street

A resident reported Thursday that, during the night, someone entered her Honda Pilot and stole her GPS, a box of custom-ordered umbrellas and other items. Total value was $335.

Breaking or entering at 816 Hogan Ln.

A Conway woman reported Wednesday that, while she was shopping at Dollar General, someone stole her purse and phone from her vehicle. She reported she left the door unlocked and was in the store for about 25 minutes. The value of the purse and its contents was about $600.

Theft at the 1600 block of Robinson Avenue

A Conway woman reported Wednesday that she had recently kicked out her roommate, but the roommate did not leave her key or take any of her things. Two days later, the woman came home from work to discover several of her possessions missing as well as all of her former roommate’s items gone. Among the items stolen were a tablet computer, a laptop and a camera. Total value was $1,035.

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