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Police Beat 02/25/14

Posted: February 25, 2014 - 12:10pm

Among reports recently released by the Conway Police Department:

Shoplifting at 801 Elsinger Blvd., Kohl’s.

Loss prevention employees stopped two women who were seen attempting to leave the store with items they had concealed in their purses. The items were clothes, according to the report.

Found property at 2400 block of Remington Road.

The reporting person told police he found a .38 caliber pistol under his trash can when he went to put the can at the curb.

Fraudulent use of a credit card, Simmons First Bank.

The victim told police someone used her account to make fraudulent charges at Eat My Catfish restaurant and Target.

Motor vehicle theft at 2200 Meadowlake Road.

The victim told police someone stole her car while it was running in her driveway. According to the report, she left it running to warm it up, but used the keychain remote to lock it. The officer wrote in the report it is possible the car did not lock using the remote because it was running.

Violation of omnibus DWI Act at Locust Street and McKay Street intersection.

Police were dispatched to the scene of an accident involving a 20-year-old male who appeared intoxicated. According to the report, the vehicle had overturned, and the driver was being extracted by a firefighter as police arrived. The subject told officers he was unharmed, but he was transported to the hospital due to the accident. The subject was blood tested for alcohol.

Theft of property at 3900 Dave Ward Drive, Walmart.

A manager at the business told police an employee had been stealing money and gift cards from Walmart. She was terminated, according to the report. The report states the subject admitted to taking the money, and that she believes she took at least $3,200.

Second degree battery at 1500 block of Freyaldenhoven Lane.

Officers searched for a motorist who left the scene of an accident and traced the subject back to his parents’ home. While interviewing witnesses and the subject, the subject became agitated. In a struggle to gain control of the subject, the subject bit an officer, according to the report. The officer was treated by medical personnel for the bite, which broke the skin. The subject appeared to be intoxicated and was arrested, according to the report.

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