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Incidents reported to the Maumelle Police Department through July 17-19:

Arrests:

117 Audubon Drive: On July 17, Cody Beavers, 19, of Maumelle was arrested and charged with possession of 4 ounces of marijuana or less and speeding. While on patrol and traveling westbound on Odom Boulevard, Officer Sterling Pruitt saw a gray Toyota Camry traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed. Pruitt saw on his radar that the vehicle was traveling at 46 miles per hour. Pruitt turned around and caught the vehicle at Club Manor Drive behind Walmart. Pruitt stopped the vehicle and made contact with the driver, Beavers. According to Pruitt, Beavers appeared nervous and anxious. Pruitt asked Beavers to step out of the vehicle and wait at the back. Once out of the vehicle, Pruitt said Beavers continued to show signs of extremely nervous behavior. Beavers gave Pruitt verbal consent to search the vehicle. Pruitt found a bag of what appeared to be marijuana in the center console. Beavers was taken into custody and read his Miranda Warning by Pruitt. Beavers said the marijuana belonged to a friend of his brother and that the friend had left it in the car. Beavers was transported to the department by Sgt. Joseph Poole, where he was processed and released with a citation to appear in court. His vehicle was left in the parking lot behind Walmart at his request.

200 Millwood Circle: On July 17, Shaun Michael Dixon, 32, of Maumelle was arrested and charged with second-degree assault and disorderly conduct. On July 17, Officers Sterling Pruitt and Gregory Roberts attempted to service warrants on Shaun Dixon at his residence at 200 Millwood Drive. While en route, the officers confirmed the warrants with dispatch. Upon arrival, Dixon was found sitting outside of his apartment. He was taken into custody without incident. He was transported to Maumelle Police Department where he was processed and then transported to Pulaski County Jail.

100 Millwood Circle: Conrad Michael Andre Heard, 21, of Maumelle was arrested and charged with failure to appear and criminal contempt.

20605 Highway 365 North: On July 19, Cassandra L. Hill, 33, of Little Rock was arrested and charged with theft of property. At approximately 1:20 a.m., North Little Rock Police Department contacted Maumelle Police Department to inform MPD that they had a subject, Hill, in their custody who had an active warrant from MPD. The warrant was confirmed and the department and Hill was transported to Maumelle Police Department. Hill was processed and released with a court date of August 20.

24 Kingspark Drive: Samuel O. White, 42, of Maumelle was arrested and charged with failure to appear.

100 Lake Willastein Drive: On July 18, Damarius DeSelle McKinney, 18, of North Little Rock, James Zantrese Austin, 18, of North Little Rock and Terrance DeShone Jones, 18, of Maumelle were arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, distribution of a controlled substance and possession of schedule VI with intent. Officers were dispatched to Lake Willastein in regards to four black males sitting in a green Pontiac Grand Am allegedly smoking marijuana. Dispatched told officers that the vehicle would be parked near the boat dock. Upon his arrival, Officer Justin Woods saw the vehicle near the boat ramp. Woods then saw four black males (McKinney, Austin, Jones and a juvenile) exit the vehicle and begin to walk toward a walking path. Woods stopped the subjects on the walking path and told them to stop walking and come back and talk with him. When asked what they were doing in the park, the men said they were just hanging out. While speaking, Woods said he could smell a strong odor of marijuana on them. Woods then asked Austin to go speak with Sgt. Joseph Poole and McKinney go speak with Officer Jeremy Newlin. Woods then asked the juvenile and Jones what they were doing and again they said they were only hanging out. Officer Sterling Pruitt then walked his canine around the vehicle and it alerted him to the smell of narcotics in the vehicle. Upon searching the vehicle, Woods found a clear plastic jar containing 7.1 grams of marijuana in the glove box. Pruitt located a camouflage cloth bag under the front passenger seat. The bag contained a glass jar containing 16.1 grams of marijuana, nine clear plastic baggies and another set of digital scales. Newlin then verbally read the subjects their Miranda Warnings and McKinney, Jones and Austin said they understood. The juvenile was placed in the back seat of Newlin’s patrol car and was not questioned because. All three parties denied knowledge of the marijuana and said it did not belong to them. When asked why they smell of burnt marijuana they said they had smoked it earlier in the day. All three subjects were placed under arrest and transported to Maumelle Police Department. Once at MPD all three men were processed. City Attorney JaNan Davis was contacted and set the bond at $5,000. All three men were transported to Pulaski County Jail.

12 Tomahawk Cove: On July 19, Danny Hinkle, 39, of Maumelle was arrested and charged with criminal trespass and disorderly conduct. At approximately 6:26 p.m., officers were dispatched to an intruder at 12 Tomahawk Cove. Officers had previous knowledge that a subject, Hinkle, son of the homeowners, was not allowed in the residence. The homeowners were currently out of town and they requested a residence check on their home due to Hinkle’s possible attempt to gain entry to the residence. Upon arrival, Officers Sterling Pruit began walking around the residence. As he approached the back door he was approached by a white male from inside the home. The man identified himself as Danny Hinkle. Hinkle did not have shoes or a shirt on and had food particles on his face. Pruitt asked Hinkle if he was supposed to be in the residence and he said that it was his residence. When asked how he gained entry, Hinkle said he used a locksmith. Pruitt then placed Hinkle in handcuffs and escorted him to the side yard of the residence near his patrol vehicle. He then made contact with the homeowner, Aaron Salisbury, while Officer Justin Woods spoke with Hinkle. Woods read Hinkle his Miranda Warning and asked him questions concerning his actions inside the house. Hinkle said he was under the impression he was allowed in the residence after he had been released from rehab. Pruitt spoke with Aaron Salisbury via telephone due to him being out of the country at the time. Salisbury said that his son was not welcome in the residence and had been told such. He said Hinkle had not lived at the residence for two years. An ACIC/NCIC check on Hinkle showed him to have an active warrant out of South Wythe County, West Virginia for assault on a family member. Hinkle was walked to Officer Jeremy Newlin’s vehicle to be transported to the department. While searching Hinkle before placing him in the back of the vehicle, he called Newlin a “smart-ass” two separate times. At this time, officers were in the street with neighbors around due to the police presence. Hinkle was transported to the department where he was processed and transported to Pulaski County Jail.

Thefts

119 Audubon Drive: On July 12, Sgt. Joseph Poole was advised that a complainant wanted an officer to call her. He contacted Shamekia Thomas over the phone and she said she no longer lives in Maumelle but currently lives in Grand Prairie, Texas. She said that she still has a savings account with US Bank. She said that someone had accessed her account on three different occasions and had taken a total of $210 from the account. She said that $30 had been taken from the account on June 24 and again on June 25 and $150 on July 7. She said her sister is the only person with access to her account number. She said that she called the bank and advised them of the situation and they had told her that the withdrawals had been made in person from the Maumelle branch. She said that she was also told that the bank policy does not require them to ask for identification from a customer unless the amount of money being withdrawn is greater than the amount taken from her account. Thomas said the bank has issued a new account number for that account.

23 Oakridge Drive: On July 13 at 10:59 a.m., Officer Jeremy Newlin was dispatched on a report of a stolen Fed Ex package. Upon his arrival, he made contact with John Matthew Foster. Foster said he ordered an orange 3300 PSI Genarac pressure washer model number 5995 earlier this month and the pressure washer was defective. Newlin observed the defective pressure washer and the box formerly containing the defective pressure washer. The box had a sticker on the outside of it with a shipping date of July 3. Foster said he was overnighted via Fed Ex and identical model replacement pressure washer on July 8. Foster said on July 9 he returned home after work at approximately 5:30 p.m. and the pressure washer was not there. Foster said he assumed the pressure washer was not delivered and he waited another day. Foster said after several days he checked the Fed Ex tracking number and it showed the package was delivered on July 9 at 12:34 p.m. Foster said Fed Ex confirmed the package had been delivered without a signature. Foster stated the package was stolen his front porch between 12:34 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on July 9. Foster said he does not have a serial number for the stolen pressure washer but he is attempting to get it from Amazon.com.

700 Edgewood Drive: On July 16, Officer Stewart Bragg was dispatched to the Tobacco Superstore on a shoplifting call. Upon arrival he made contact with the complainant, Greg Haydel. Haydel is the store manager and was watching the video cameras in the office. Haydel noticed a black male with a red Washington Redskins cap, black Bob Marley T-shirt and red short grab a Cigarillo from the rack. The man then walked toward the counter where he placed the item in the pocket of his shorts. The man then approached the counter and bought a 53-cent Cherry Bomb. The man then left, walking toward Woodbend. The complainant then followed the subject to Woodbend and saw him go into the breezeway of E Building. He does have video of the subject and said that he was about 6 foot tall and skinny. He does wish to prosecute in this matter.

24 Kingspark Drive: On July 18 at approximately 3:16 a.m., officers were dispatched to 24 Kingspark Drive for a report of a theft. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the resident, Blake Sowell, who said that his friend, Jordan Davis, had stolen his medication. Sowell said that he and Davis were “hanging out” at his residence before he went to the store. When he returned, Davis was gone along with 57 of Sowell’s prescribed Clonzepam. Sowell told officers Davis was driving a green Acura. Officers patrolled the area in order to locate Davis. However, they were met with negative results.

18 Oak Forest Place: On July 18 at approximately 6:45 a.m., Tammy Snider came to the Maumelle Police Department to report that her vehicle had been broken into. Snider drives a 2001 Chevy Malibu. Snider said that when she found her vehicle at 6:340 a.m., she found that it had been gone through and her wallet was missing. Her wallet contained at least three credit/debit cards, her driver’s license, social security card and $83 in cash. Snider also found a red and black tool bag outside of her vehicle that did not belong to her. The bag was collected and placed into evidence. Snider said she plans on cancelling all of her cards and reporting the stolen social security card to all credit agencies. Snider said that her vehicle was locked all night, but Officer Gregory Roberts saw no signs of forced entry.

600 Pine Forest Drive: On July 17, Sgt. Joseph Poole was dispatched to 600 Pine Forest Drive Apartment 2C in reference to a stolen vehicle. Upon arrival, he made contact with the complainant, Nathanial Gordon. He said that his vehicle had been stolen sometime between 1 a.m. and 1 p.m. He said his vehicle is a gold and gray 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo. He said that he suspected his houseguest, Lisa Baker, had taken the vehicle. He said that Baker had been staying with him for the past few days, but when he got up at approximately 1 p.m. on July 17, he noticed things had been “gone through” in his apartment and his car keys and cell phone were missing. He said that he did not know Baker very well and did not know where she might have gone in the vehicle. He said the he though she had friends in North Little Rock. The vehicle was entered into ACIC/NCIC as stolen and a BOLO was dispatched to North Little Rock Police Department. Poole advised Gordon to contact the police department immediately if he heard from Baker.

139 Summit Valley Circle: On July 18 at around 6:34 a.m., Gregory Brown came to Maumelle Police Department to report a theft. Brown said that sometime between 9 p.m. on July 17 and 6:20 a.m. on July 18, someone had broken into his company vehicle. Brown said his company laptop and the company’s Verizon Hot spot was taken from the vehicle. Brown said the he believes that the vehicle was locked. However, Officer Gregory Roberts found no damage to the vehicle at the time of the report. Both stolen items were submitted into ACIC. The NIC number for the laptop is A881325994 and the NIC number for the Hot Spot is A461317848. Brown informed his company of the theft and they have canceled all wireless service.

194 Marseille Drive: On July 18, officers were dispatched to 194 Deauville Drive in regards to a vehicle break-in. Upon arrival, Officer Justin Woods spoke with Johnathan Stuart. Stuart said he parked his vehicle in his driveway at approximately 8:45 p.m. on July 17. Stuart said he came out to his vehicle at approximately 6:30 a.m. on July 18 and noticed several items from his center console and glove box were in his front seats. Stuart said he thought his wife had possible gone through his vehicle and left every thing out. He said he asked his wife and she said she had not been in his vehicle. After cleaning up his vehicle, he noticed a Buck knife was missing. Woods saw no tool marks and the vehicle and Stuart said he did not lock his vehicle.

225 Deauville Drive: On July 18, while en rout to 194 Marseille Drive, Officer Justin Woods saw the garage door open on 225 Deauville Drive. Officers had prior knowledge that the homeowner was out of town and no one was supposed to be going in and out of the residence. Woods made contact with the homeowner, Janice McNeil, who asked him to clear the residence. Woods and Lieutenant Cory Pickard then cleared the residence. After clearing the home, Woods saw a vehicle, a 2010 Honda Accord (license plate number Arkansas UA 6EB) parked in the garage with the windows down. The contents from the center console and glove box were in the front seats of the vehicle. McNeil said she was unsure if anything was missing due to be out of town, but she would take inventory of the vehicle when she returned and notify Maumelle Police Department if anything was missing. Woods secured the vehicle and closed the garage door. McNeil said the residence is under video surveillance.

200 Holiday Drive: On July 18, Sgt. Joseph Poole was dispatched to the Holiday Inn Express in response to a theft. Upon arrival he made contact with the complainant, Rachel Howe, who said that her purse had been taken and approximately $20 in cash was missing. Howe said she had been in the dining area of the business eating breakfast with her two children and had gotten up to take her children to the restroom. She said that while in the restroom she had realized that she had left her purse on the floor under the chair where she had been sitting. She said that when she returned to get her purse it was not there. She said that a woman, Helen Frazzella, brought her purse to her and told her that it was sitting on one of the tables and she was going to turn it in at the front desk. Howe said that she looked through her purse and noticed her wallet was missing. She then went to the front desk and saw her wallet sitting on the counter. She said that the only item missing from her purse or wallet was approximately $20 in cash. Poole spoke with Frazzella and she said that she had seen Howe sitting at the table with her children. She said that a few minutes later she was on her way outside and noticed the purse sitting on one of the tables. She said that she was going to give the purse to the manager at the front desk when Howe asked her if the purse was hers. Poole then spoke with the manager, Aaron Ray, who said that he had not seen anyone in the business that morning except for hotel guests. He said that the area was monitored by camera but he did not have access to them. He said he would need to contact Mit Patel, the director of operations, in order to review the footage.

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