Police & Fire

Dispatch Desk: Monday, April 4

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. The Arkadelphian does not withhold names from the arrest log, so don’t even think about asking.

Arkadelphia Police Department

Sunday, April 3
7:45 a.m.
Officers responded to a domestic disturbance at a Somersett Drive residence.

12:34 p.m.
A Logan Street woman reported a known male arrived at her house and started swearing, then proceeded to grab her can of soda and pour it onto her head before entering her home. The suspect had fled the sticky situation prior to police arrival.

12:54 p.m.
A Valerie Drive resident reported terroristic threats from a known suspect.

2:38 p.m.
A woman reported being attacked by the father of her child.

7:03 p.m.
A woman reported a hit-and-run accident in which she was rear-ended at 10th and Caddo streets.

Saturday, April 2
10:40 p.m.
Police arrested an Emmet man for driving while intoxicated after observing his erratic driving at 10th and Haddock streets.

Friday, April 1
7:30 a.m.
A South 12th Street man reported his vehicle had been shot up with BBs the night before. A neighbor added that she had heard her dog yelp that night and surmised the shooter targeted her canine as well. The original complainant later reported finding more damage, this time to a window on his home.

11:05 p.m.
Officers cited a man at the parking lot behind Pizza Hut for possession of marijuana.

Police opened a felony case of forgery.

Police worked a non-criminal domestic disturbance involving a juvenile.

Clark County Sheriff’s Office

Friday, April 1
8:30 a.m.
A Mt. Friendship Road, Curtis, woman reported a known female threatened her and broke her truck windshield.

4 p.m.
Deputies arrested a Zachery, La., man at Rodeway Inn, 2085 Highway 53 N, Gurdon, for public intoxication after motel staff reported he was no longer welcome. Staff reported the man had been “perpetually drunk” during the three days he’d been there and had also been a nuisance to staff.

6:45 p.m.
Deputies responded to a Mt. Friendship Road, Curtis, residence for an altercation between a male and female.


Friday, April 1
Gary Dean, 50, was arrested for failure to appear.
Stephen Michael Gowen, 52, was arrested for public intoxication.
Sydney Jester, 31, was arrested for terroristic threatening.

Sunday, April 3
Christopher Mark Cowling, 23, was arrested by Arkadelphia police for driving while intoxicated, open container, refusal to submit and driving left of center.
Robert Earl Pattengale, 28, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, two counts of failure to appear, failure to comply, no insurance and driving with a suspended license.

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