Police & Fire

Dispatch Desk: Wednesday, Nov. 17

The following incidents were gathered from reports filed at the Arkadelphia Police Department and Clark County Sheriff’s Office. Names of arrested individuals were collected at the Clark County Detention Center on Crittenden Street in Arkadelphia. They are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.

Arkadelphia Police Department

Tuesday, Nov. 16
3:24 p.m.
A woman was cited at North 10th Street and Carter Road for possession of marijuana, speeding and no child restraint.

6:55 p.m.
A Smackover woman staying at Pioneer Inn reported her son stole her cell phone and green 2014 Chevrolet Cruze. Officers fruitlessly searched the city limits for the vehicle.

Monday, Nov. 15
4:06 p.m.
A Cameroonian woman reported her husband’s passport has gone missing.

12:44 p.m.
A Snyder Road woman reported her bank card had been stolen and used in Arkadelphia, Gurdon and Texas.

Police opened a felony case of financial identity fraud.

Clark County Sheriff’s Office

Tuesday, Nov. 16
Deputies responded to Wagon Wheel Deer Camp for a report of trespassers on a hunting lease.

8 p.m.
Deputies responded to the 400 block of Mt. Zion Road, where a woman reported her neighbor’s dog had been killing her chickens. The responding deputy spoke with the neighbor, who showed where his dog kept getting out of its pen despite his best efforts to keep it restrained. He added that he had compensated the woman for her chickens in the past. The deputy returned to the complainant’s residence and explained civil procedures.

6:15 p.m.
Deputies responded to the 16000 block of Highway 51, Beirne, for a dispute between a woman and her estranged husband over the ownership of a vehicle. Ultimately, both parties agreed to leave the car parked until ownership could be resolved.

Saturday, Nov. 13
6:45 p.m.
An East Whelen Road man reported being shot at while fishing at a lake on a hunting lease. The alleged warning shot was fired following a confrontation between the complainant and a deer hunter who told him he wasn’t to be fishing the lake. Deputies and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission spoke with both parties involved and determined the man wasn’t to be fishing there. Regarding the shot fired, the deer hunter provided GPS coordinates of his location at the time, giving police an alibi. AGFC took over the case.


Monday, Nov. 15
Katelyn Vaughn, 20, was arrested for a warrant.

Wednesday, Nov. 17
Joseph Harper, 38, continued detention.
Caleb Shoffner, 25, was arrested by Arkadelphia police for criminal trespass.

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