Police & Fire

Dispatch Desk: Monday, Aug. 7

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, Aug. 7
Police opened an investigation into a felony case of forgery at the 1800 block of Clinton St.

Sunday, Aug. 6
2:40 a.m.
Lavoney Jenkins, 35, of Bon Aqua, Tennesee, was arrested for DWI near the junction of US 67 and Arkansas 53 in Gurdon following a pursuit that began at 16th and Walnut streets in Arkadelphia. The arresting officer observed the vehicle swerve in and out of his lane several times prior to initiating his emergency lights. Jenkins was also charged with fleeing, refusal to submit and other moving traffic violations.

An officer took an information-only report involving a juvenile.

Saturday, Aug. 5
2:06 p.m.
A Walmart customer reported being defrauded by a black male who was soliciting donations and selling cookies at the entrance. The solicitors were reportedly raising funds for an Amateur Athletic Union sports team. The customer said he gave the man $10 via his debit card, but was charged $105. The Square device used was registered to an address that is the same as an Arkadelphia fire station.

9:45 p.m.
Terral Lamont Harper, 48, of Arkadelphia, was arrested in Caddo Valley for DWI. The arresting officer observed the vehicle swerve over the line several times before initiating a traffic stop on US 67 near Old Military Road.

Friday, Aug. 4
7:42 a.m.
The city’s water department manager reported a customer paid their water bill using a fake $100 bill. A clerk spoke with the account holder, who relayed that the bill came from a local bank ATM. The bill was ultimately paid with real money, and a claim was filed with the bank. At the behest of the department supervisor, who wanted the bill paid, no charges were filed against the customer.

2:51 p.m.
David A. Coleman, 38, of Arkadelphia, was arrested for DWI at 6th and Crittenden streets near Summit Utilities. Dispatchers had broadcast that an intoxicated man had just stumbled over chairs in the police department lobby, and officers recognized the person’s name to be in possession of a suspended driver’s license.

4:10 p.m.
A Walnut Street man reported a relative stole $60 cash and a bag of candy bars from his kitchen table and left in a red Jeep.

5 p.m.
A Yorkshire Drive man reported losing his wedding ring.

Officers took an information-only report involving a juvenile.

Thursday, Aug. 3
9:39 a.m.
Yvonne Hunter, 57, of Arkadelphia, was arrested at 201 S. 1st St. for third-degree battery and obstructing governmental operations. Officers responded there for a report of threats made during a heated argument between Hunter and a relative. Until an officer threatened her with a Taser, Hunter refused to unseat herself from her vehicle. Paramedics were summoned to the scene when Hunter said she was having an asthma attack, but she refused medical transport after her assessment and was taken to the jail.

12:30 p.m.
Christopher O’Bryan Jones, 34, of Arkadelphia, was arrested at 1205 Caddo St. for violating a no-contact order. A female told police Jones had forced entry into her residence and caused a physical disturbance.

3:49 p.m.
An Elaine Circle man reported losing his medical marijuana, which he said had been in his pocket before doing the laundry. He said he suspected his grandparents took it.

Officers took an information-only report involving a juvenile.

9:04 p.m.
An officer was summoned to Carpenter Hill Apartments, 650 S. 5th St., for a report of a stolen yellow “Hello Summer” yard flag. As the officer was headed back to file the report he noticed a flag matching the description in a yard on South 4th Street. By early afternoon the sole suspect, Justina Cogswell, 25, was cited for the theft of the $15 flag.

Wednesday, Aug. 2
6:49 a.m.
Terry Lawrence Cornish, 42, of Gurdon, was arrested at Powder Mill Apartments, 2801 Twin Rivers Dr., for violating a domestic order of protection. Paramedics summoned officers to the location for a welfare check on a man laying in the parking lot next to his idling vehicle. Police woke Cornish and spoke with him, and upon running his name through dispatch they learned he had been barred from the location.

10:16 a.m.
The theft of a purple 10-speed bicycle was reported at a residence at the 900 block of Clinton Street.

Tuesday, Aug. 1
2:23 p.m.
Sylvester Deon Smith, 31, of Arkadelphia, was arrested for possession of marijuana at 5th and Walnut streets. Smith was pulled over when the arresting officer took note of the expired temporary tags on his vehicle. He was also charged for no insurance.

7:53 p.m.
A North 20th Street woman reported an unwanted house guest at her home. The suspect left prior to police arrival.

Clark County Sheriff’s Office

Sunday, Aug. 6
9:52 a.m.
A deputy was summoned to a Melugin Road residence, where a man reported a neighbor’s two large dogs attacked his small dog, which succumbed to injuries while en route to an emergency veterinarian in Little Rock. Contact was made with the owner of the large dogs, and they were instructed to stay off the complainant’s property and to keep their dogs off his property.

Arrests in Clark County

Tuesday, Aug. 1
Ruby Ollinger, 31, obstructing governmental operations, parole hold

Christine Nichols, 31, public intoxication

Corey Davis, 46, failure to appear

Montrel Waters, 36, Act 570 hold

Kyle Johnston, 28, failure to appear (four counts)

Gregory M. Means, 45, hold for another agency

Sean Bright, 28, hold for drug court

Lemarkus Hearn, 23, failure to register a vehicle, driving with a suspended license

Wednesday, Aug. 2
Sitto [sic] A. Molina, 38, fleeing, failure to register, driving left of center, no insurance, driving without a license

Thursday, Aug. 3
Daniel Madina-Martinez, 29, trafficking a controlled substance, no driver’s license, obstructing governmental operations

Gene Tigue, 32, parole hold

Sean Michaud, 42, continued detention

Friday, Aug. 4
Estban [sic] Ortega, 23, continued detention

Camelia Padron, 28, continued detention

Saturday, Aug. 5
Pamela Smith, 68, disorderly conduct, no insurance, failure to maintain control of a vehicle

Angel Yanez, 30, speeding, driving with a suspended license, no liability insurance

Dillon Derry, 27, criminal trespass, possession of drug paraphernalia

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