Police & Fire

Dispatch Desk: Monday, April 11

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

Monday, April 11
12:45 a.m.
A North 22nd Street woman reported a known male broke out her bedroom window.

Sunday, April 10
6:02 p.m.
A Robin Lane man reported the theft of a firearm from his residence, possibly by a known female.

Police opened a felony case of forgery.

Saturday, April 9
12:48 a.m.
A man reported seeing a motorist hit his parked vehicle and drive away. The complainant pursued the vehicle while phoning police. Officers were able to stop the vehicle, and the driver denied knowledge of having hit the vehicle despite damage to both cars.

1 a.m.
Officers responded to the 1900 block of Sylvia Street for reports of gunshots being fired.

2:34 p.m.
An AutoZone employee reported the theft of an air-conditioning compressor unit valued at $368. He told police a white male requested to unbox the part and, as his back was turned, the suspect fled with the auto part toward Cox Mobile Manor. Officers searched the area fruitlessly.

9:15 p.m.
A Logan Street man reported someone, likely a known female, broke a window in his home.

Police opened a felony case of terroristic act.

Friday, April 8
11:27 a.m.
A woman reported being threatened by a known male while at Walmart.

12:09 p.m.
Officers responded to Pioneer Inn for a report of a tenant’s odd behavior.

Thursday, April 7
3:10 a.m.
A Robin Lane woman reported hearing a noise on her front porch and, upon investigating its source, seeing a person attempting to pry open her door. She said she screamed, prompting the person to flee.

Police opened a felony case of theft of a firearm.

Clark County Sheriff’s Office

Thursday, April 7
6 p.m.
A man was arrested at the Curtis railroad crossing for criminal trespass after reports of a masked individual looking into homes. The man had been warned earlier in the day for trespassing on rail property following reports by Union Pacific there was a person in a boxcar.


Thursday, April 7
Bronqavious Dekevun Jackson, 28, was arrested for criminal trespass.

Friday, April 8
William Gregory Thomas, 36, was arrested by Arkadelphia police for two counts of failure to appear, no liability insurance and no tags.

Sunday, April 10
Steven E. Backenstow, 29, was arrested by Arkadelphia police and held for continued detention.
Alicia S. Trejo, 33, was arrested for two counts of failure to appear, speeding, no insurance and driving with a suspended license.

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