Police & Fire

Dispatch Desk: Wednesday, Nov. 8

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

Wednesday, Nov. 1
9:25 a.m.
Officers heard complaints from businesses about uncouth behavior that had been taking place outside Dulce’s Lounge, 1205 N. 10th St. The complaints ranged from public urination, the odor of marijuana and littering outside the club.

A juvenile was captured after fleeing from an officer.

2:05 p.m.
Vandalism to a vehicle was reported at the 1000 block of Main Street.

9:23 p.m.
A Twin Rivers Drive woman reported a known suspect threw a baseball-sized rock through her bedroom window. The complainant said the married man, with whom she had been having an affair, had been harassing her after she told his wife about the relationship because he refused to pay back money she was owed.

Thursday, Nov. 2
6:07 p.m.
Matthew Chadwick Nesbett, 41, of Arkadelphia, was arrested near the I-30 overpass for terroristic threatening. Phone calls had directed officers to Winner’s Circle for complaints of an unruly man in the parking lot. Police located Nesbett walking on the east side of the overpass, where he reportedly tossed a screwdriver to the ground between himself and an officer, claiming the tool was a bomb.

Friday, Nov. 3
10:10 a.m.
A motorist reported that a mower had slung a rock onto his rear passenger door at Clay Street. The mower operator said he would take care of the damage through insurance.

10:05 p.m.
A Pine Manor Drive woman reported prowlers in her backyard. The two male suspects rang her doorbell and claimed they were looking for a package possibly delivered to the wrong address. Police made contact with the pair at Crawford and Peake streets, where they were made aware of the proper way to report a missing package and pointed in the direction of their North 16th Street residence.

Saturday, Nov. 4
1:20 a.m.
Kody Anatolio Olmedo, 28, of Gurdon, was arrested on Highway 67 near Curtis Road for DWI and third-degree domestic battery. A female motorist had phoned 911 to report Olmedo struck her in the mouth, more than once, while she was driving near the Clark County Fairgrounds, then attempted to keep her in the vehicle when she stopped to get out. The female was able to escape to a roadside ditch while Olmedo, now driving the car, followed her along the highway before eventually driving away, toward Gurdon, where a state trooper and an Arkadelphia officer apprehended him. The female was treated at the Baptist Health Emergency Room for injuries to her face.

1:55 p.m.
James Bishop Davis, 63, of Jacksonville, was arrested at Walmart for fleeing following a shoplifting complaint from the store. As officers were pulling up, a loss prevention officer was following Davis outside the store, where he fled toward McDonald’s but was apprehended before he made it that far.

Sunday, Nov. 5
12:45 p.m.
Officers took a report of a fender-bender hit-and-run at 13th and Henderson streets. Officers were able to make contact with the responsible driver, who said she tried to touch base with the neighbor but got no answer at the door. The parties were advised to contact their insurance providers.

7:32 p.m.
A Clinton Street man reported someone, likely a known male, stole a debit card from his wallet.

Monday, Nov. 6
Officers worked a case of possession of a firearm on school property involving a juvenile.

Police investigated a breaking or entering at North 10th and Caddo streets.

11:56 p.m.
Albert Wright Gates, 28, of Arkadelphia, was arrested at Ellison Place Apartments, 222 N. 20th St., for third-degree domestic battery following a report of a domestic disturbance at that address.

Tuesday, Nov. 7
11:28 a.m.
Officers took a delayed report of a vehicle accident from a woman who said someone pulled out in front of her at Pine and 14th streets. Both motorists exchanged information at the scene.

Clark County Sheriff’s Office

Monday, Oct. 30
1 p.m.
An Alexander Road man reported the theft of a gas-powered Dewalt pressure washer, still in its box, from his porch.

6:20 p.m.
A Center Ridge Road, Amity, man reported the theft of $5,000 worth of tackle from his boat, including rods and reels, batteries and two trolling motors.

Tuesday, Oct. 31
9:16 p.m.
Jennie Shree Teague, 56, of Okolona, was arrested at her Highway 26 residence for aggravated assault and false imprisonment following a complaint from a male who said Teague had held him at knife point.

Wednesday, Nov. 1
3:45 a.m.
Tana Leigh French, 28, of Okolona, was arrested at the South Fork Motel, 2066 Highway 53 North, for public intoxication following a complaint that a woman had struck a man at the truck stop.

Sunday, Nov. 5
12:39 p.m.
The theft of $600 worth of tools from the bed of a pickup truck was reported at Iron Mountain Marina.

2:50 p.m.
Breaking or entering to a home and storage units was reported at Highway 346, Amity.

Arrests in Clark County

Monday, Oct. 30
Bobby Skaggs, 46, third-degree domestic battery

Cormella Beard, 47, public intoxication

Christopher Faulkner, 24, speeding, driving with a suspended license

Tuesday, Oct. 31
Edward Sullins, 52, continued detention

Wednesday, Nov. 1
Christopher Spears, 43, white warrant

Cody Parker, 30, bench warrant

Thursday, Nov. 2
Desmond Tvrrn (sic), 44, bench warrant

Clifton Tucker, 42, bench warrant

Friday, Nov. 3
Joseph Hulsey, 44, continued detention

Stephuen Pacheco, 23, theft of property, forgery

Saturday, Nov. 4
Valeecia S. Gentry, 29, DWI, speeding

Christopher McAnally, 54, reckless driving

Sunday, Nov. 5
Guillermo Trevino, 55, hold for another county

Monday, Nov. 6
Jackie Harvell Jr., 22, failure to comply with a no-contact order

Tuesday, Nov. 7
Earnest Gower, 53, bond revocation

Pasu (sic) Hughes, 27, bench warrant

Michael Balch, 50, continued detention

Wednesday, Nov. 8
David Alexander, 64, possession of a controlled substance

Paul Haneline, 41, no seatbelt, possession of an instrument of crime

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