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Police Beat 02/25/14

Posted: February 24, 2014 - 5:47pm

Shoplifting at 655 Elsinger Boulevard, TJMaxx.

A Morrilton woman was stopped for passing points of sale with three pairs of athletic pants valued at about $45.

Criminal mischief at 1900 block of Rich Smith Lane.

The victim told police someone broke the glass patio door of her apartment. Police wrote in the report it appeared the door had been shot with a BB gun.

Criminal mischief at 801 Hogan Lane, Road Runner gas station.

An employee of the business told police someone damaged the coin operated vacuum cleaner. The Conway Police Department incident report states pry marks were found on the coin box on the vacuum, but the change and all of its contents were still in place.

The hose was cut from another vacuum cleaner.

Shoplifting at 1155 Skyline Drive, Walmart.

Loss prevention employees observed a man place three packages of shirts in the back of his shorts. Employees told police they watched the subject go to the front of the store, and when he saw a police vehicle drive by, he turned and went down an aisle. Employees lost sight of the subject, according to the report.

Criminal mischief at 1010 E Oak Street, Conway Roller Rink.

An employee at the business told police someone caused significant damage to the building’s main air conditioner unit. The panel on the unit had been removed and copper pipes and wires had been cut. Parts of the machine had been removed.

Shoplifting at 1155 Skyline Drive, Walmart.

Loss prevention employees stopped an 18-year-old male who attempted to leave the store with a pair of sunglasses.

Public intoxication at 650 Skyline Drive and Interstate 40.

Police were dispatched to the on-ramp in reference to a report of an intoxicated man stumbling into traffic. Upon arrival, police found a group of people surrounding a man who was lying on the ground. The man told police he had a lot to drink. He was taken into custody.

Fraudulent use of a credit card, Centennial Bank.

The victim told police someone used his new debit card to make unauthorized charges in iTunes. This was the second card the victim had reported in recent weeks that had been used for fraudulent charges, according to the report.

Motor vehicle theft at 2150 E Oak Street, Economy Motors.

An employee told police a vehicle was missing and a lock on a gate had been cut. Security footage from 4:50 a.m. shows an unknown subject being dropped off at the business and heading directly to the white Ford Taurus that was stolen. While the first subject was in the lot, two other subjects got out of a dark truck and cut the gate’s lock. The vehicles left and headed east on Oak Street, according to the report.

Recovered property at 100 block of Locust Avenue.

A resident in the area notified police that someone had chained a bicycle to a tree in his front yard. The bicycle registered as being stolen out of University of Alabama Police Department.

Residential burglary at 2700 block of Dave Ward Drive.

The victim told police someone entered her house through an unlocked window and stole a television, shoes, speakers and a laptop.

(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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