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Police Beat 12/16/13

Posted: December 16, 2013 - 5:25pm

Among reports recently released by the Conway Police Department:


Public intoxication at 1065 Clayton Street, Coin Laundry.

Officers responded to a welfare check at the laundromat in reference to a male who was asleep and wouldn’t wake up when other patrons attempted to wake him.

According to the Conway Police Department report, officers woke the man and noted the odor of intoxicants coming from his person.

The man was confused, the report stated, but said he was fine and would be O.K.

The report stated the subject was only wearing a jacket and no shirt.

He was having a difficult time keeping his balance while sitting, the report stated.

When officers asked the subject where he “stayed,” he replied, “drunk,” according to the report.

The subject did not give police his address and asked that he be taken to jail.


•Theft of property at 650 Museum Road, NAPA Auto Parts.

An employee at the business stated tools were stolen from a display inside the store. A display placed six weeks ago included several air impact tools. Stolen tools were worth $1,760.


•Breaking or entering at 1155 Skyline Drive, Walmart.

A man who was parked at Walmart told police someone entered his vehicle and stole two remote control toy trucks, a Toshiba laptop, a black leather jacket and a Bible from his vehicle.

According to the Conway Police Department incident report, a copy of the surveillance video shows the victim parking and leaving his vehicle to go into the store, and another vehicle pulling up next to his and entering the victim’s vehicle.


•Theft of motor fuel at 2050 Dave Ward Drive, Kum and Go.

An employee at the business told police two subjects fueled their vehicle with $20.79 in gas and left without paying.


•Shoplifting at 1155 Skyline Drive, Walmart.

A loss prevention employee told police a subject was observed concealing five DVDs and passing all points of sale without paying for them. The subject was taken to the holding room until police arrived and arrested the subject.

Movies the subject attempted to take were “Red 2,” “Dead Before Dawn,” “We’re the Millers,” “Hangover 3,” and “The Conjuring.”


•Forgery at 1890 E Oak Street, Sonic.

An employee at the business told police a woman attempted to pay for food with a $50 bill that appeared to be counterfeit. The woman told the employee she received the bill from her former husband for child support, according to the report. The woman then paid with a different bill and left the area, but the employee wanted to make a report with police.

•Shoplifting at 1155 Skyline Drive, Walmart.

Loss prevention employees stopped a 19-year-old male who attempted to leave the store without paying for an Eminem CD. He was transported for booking.


•Shoplifting at 1155 Skyline Drive, Walmart.

Police made contact with two subjects in the parking lot of the store after loss prevention employees reported the two stole a phone charger and then stayed on the property inside a truck in the parking lot. One of the subjects gave an officer the charger, and he was placed in handcuffs. The other subject later admitted to stealing the charger.


•Shoplifting at 1155 Skyline Drive, Walmart.

A loss prevention employee told police she saw a male subject take a Lifeproof iPhone case into the women’s lingerie department and take off the security wire. The subject left the store without paying for the case.


•Shoplifting at 1155 Skyline Drive, Walmart.

Loss prevention employees stopped a female subject who selected three DVDs and attempted to conceal them. Employees observed the woman use a knife to cut anti-theft sleeves from the merchandise and then take the DVDs with an old receipt to the refund counter. She was stopped at the door by employees, and the woman was taken to Unit 2 for booking.


•Abandoned vehicle at 3200 block of Lillian Cove.

Officers responded to the area in reference to a possibly intoxicated male sitting in a vehicle at the intersection slumped over the wheel. The reporting person told police the subject’s weight was causing the horn to sound. When officers arrived, the black Hummer H3 was in the middle of the roadway, unoccupied. The vehicle was towed.


•Commercial burglary at 300 Exchange Avenue, National Guard.

Someone at the facility told police an unknown person entered the building through a window broken with a rock and stole two televisions and $30 in cash.


•Criminal mischief at 830 block of Burrow Road.

A construction company reported someone took copper wiring out of walls and placed it in the center of a room in a pile. The reporting person told police he believed the subject or subjects were “spooked” and left without the copper wiring.


•Fraudulent use of a credit card.

The victim filed a complaint with police after her bank account was used fraudulently in Paris, France in the amount of $172.18.

(Staff writer Courtney Spradlin can be reached by email at courtney.spradlin@thecabin.net or by phone at 505-1236, or on Twitter @Courtneyism. To comment on this and other stories in the Log Cabin, log on to www.thecabin.net. Send us your news at www.thecabin.net/submit)

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