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Police Beat 03/11/14

Posted: March 10, 2014 - 6:48pm

Among reports recently released by the Conway Police Department:

Shoplifting at 1155 Skyline Drive, Walmart.

Conway police were dispatched to Walmart in reference to a shoplifter who had just fled the area. According to the Conway Police Department report, loss prevention employees observed a female stealing various clothing items valued at $75 and confronted her. The subject ran and was chased by an employee into the parking lot. She escaped in a Gold Pontiac and fled on Fendley Lane toward Highway 65 North.

Criminal trespass at 700 block of Mitchell Street.

Officers responded to a residence in the area in reference to a woman who had entered a stranger’s residence and asked for drugs and offered sexual favors. According to the report, the male subject who was in his home thought he heard his roommate coming home from work and was surprised to see the female subject. According to the victim, the subject asked him for drugs and at one point asked him for a sexual favor. He then decided to go to the neighbor’s house and call police, according to the report.

Officers arrived and made contact with the female subject who was sitting on the couch. An officer asked her what she was doing in the residence, and she stated it was her friend’s apartment. The officer said it was not, and she refused to leave the residence. She was then taken into custody for criminal trespass. According to the officer, the subject appeared intoxicated. A search of the subject’s purse revealed a small amount of marijuana. The subject became irate and uncooperative, and would not take

Criminal trespass at 700 block of Mitchell Street.

Officers responded to a residence in the area in reference to a woman who had entered a stranger’s residence and asked for drugs and sexual favors.

According to the report, the victim who was in his home thought he heard his roommate coming home from work and was surprised to see the female subject had entered the residence.

According to the victim, he went to a neighbor’s house to call police after the subject asked him for drugs and talked about sexual favors.

Officers arrived and made contact with the female subject, who was sitting on the couch inside the residence.

When an officer asked her what she was doing in the home, she replied that she was inside her friend’s apartment.

The officer told her she was not in her friend’s apartment, but she refused to leave the residence.

She was taken into custody for criminal trespass, and a search of her purse revealed marijuana, according to police.

The subject appeared intoxicated, police noted in the report.

In transport the subject became uncooperative and wanted to be seen for medical attention.

At the hospital the subject reportedly acted like she was unconscious and also threw herself from a wheel chair and yelled that officers pushed her out of it.

The subject told officers and medical staff the world was going to end on April 15, and demanded that officers call her father more than 30 times.

She demanded to go to the bathroom, the report stated, and when told to wait for assistance from a female nurse, she reportedly pulled her pants down and said “I’ll just go in the floor then.”

She was escorted to the bathroom, and the nurse came back out and said the subject had slipped out of her handcuff and was being uncooperative.

After the doctor released the subject she was taken to Unit 2 for booking, but would not cooperate in order to get a booking photo. According to the report, the woman “acted as if she was posing for a modeling headshot.”

Shoplifting at 1155 Skyline Drive, Walmart.

Loss prevention employees detained a subject who attempted to steal a AT&T wireless hotspot device valued at $100.

Public intoxication at 235 Farris Road, Bear’s Den Pizza.

Conway police responded to a crowd fighting outside the business in the parking lot. Dispatch advised UCA Police Department was on scene and fighting subjects. When Conway police arrived, they noted UCAPD had control of the situation, and two subjects were in custody.

Shoplifting and possession of drug paraphernalia at 1155 Skyline Drive, Walmart.

A subject was stopped by loss prevention employees after attempting to leave the store without paying for golf tees, a baseball, and a golf hat. A search of the subject revealed an instrument that contained residue of meth or cocaine.

Public intoxication at Prince Street and Donaghey Avenue intersection.

Officers responded to the area in reference to a male subject seen lying face down on the sidewalk. Officers made contact with a male subject who was lying face down in the grass. According to the report, the subject appeared to be intoxicated. The subject had a warrant out of Conway Police Department and was arrested.

Possession of drug paraphernalia and shoplifting at 1155 Skyline Drive, Walmart.

Officers responded in to the business in reference to a woman who was seen concealing an energy drink and lighter in her bag. The subject reportedly paid for some items but did not pay for the items that were concealed. A search of the subject revealed marijuana and a pipe used to smoke meth.

Sale, barter or loan of liquor at 2235 Dave Ward Drive, Barefoot Campus Outfitter.

Undercover surveillance at the business revealed patrons were being served margaritas after their purchases. According to the Conway Police Department report, an officer saw margarita mix near a frozen beverage machine behind the counter and patrons walking around with clear plastic cups containing a light-colored beverage. The undercover officer made a purchase but was not offered a drink, according to the report.

An officer went back to the business and spoke with the manager and explained why he was there.

The manager explained that the business was checking IDs and no one under 21 was being given margaritas. The officer informed the manager it was illegal to sell or give away alcoholic beverages. The manager told the officer it was a promotion that other stores in Texas used, and she did not know it was illegal.

Motor vehicle theft at 2000 block of Rich Smith Lane.

The victim told police someone stole her vehicle overnight. She advised she left the keys in the car, and it was unlocked.

Fraudulent use of a credit card.

The victim told police someone used her Discover and MasterCard credit accounts to charge $14,00 and $23,045. The last purchase was at a florist shop in Dumas, Arkansas for $90.18.

Motor vehicle theft at 1900 block of Hogan Lane.

The victim told police someone stole his vehicle when he left it running. The victim told police he was letting the car warm up, and it was gone when he went out to leave the residence.

Theft of property at 855 Salem Road, Kroger.

A loss prevention officer at the business told police he observed the subject place several makeup items in her purse and leave the store. She was confronted before she left the property, and she was transported to Unit 2 for booking.

• Shoplifting at 559 Elsinger Blvd., Game Stop.

An employee at the business said a female subject asked for a tablet and headphones. The employee placed the items behind the counter so they could be rung up, and the subject asked for an XBox. When the cashier went to get the XBox, the subject took the items and left the store. The incident was recorded on video.

(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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