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Incidents reported to Maumelle police through Dec. 26:

Arrests

Highway 365: On Dec. 19, Kevin D. Matthews, 39, of North Little Rock was arrested by North Little Rock Police on an outstanding warrant from Maumelle alleging failure to appear in court. North Little Rock police officers brought him to the Kum and Go and turned him over to Maumelle police. He was cited and released.

2002 Murphy Drive: On Dec. 19, Steven Savage, 21, of North Little Rock was arrested and charged with criminal contempt of court for failure to pay fines when he turned himself in at police headquarters. Detective Laura Robinson said he was cited and released

Arkansas Highway 365: On Dec. 18, Jennifer J. Odell, 28, of North Little Rock was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia when Lt. Dustin Ivey said he found a metal crack pipe on her. Ivey said he responded to a call about a woman soliciting money at the Shell Station. He said since she had an outstanding warrant for alleged contempt of court from Faulkner County she was released to the Faulkner County Sheriff’s office.

110 Commons Drive: On Dec. 21, John Hill, 43, of Maumelle was charged with public Intoxication after customers told police they found him allegedly passed out in the parking lot. Officer Casey Canady said he and Lt. Scotty Bryant found the man near the front entrance of Kroger with a “strong odor of intoxicants.” Officers said they had to assist Hill in standing and that his speech was “slurred and unintelligible.”

Maumelle Boulevard and Riverland Drive: On Dec. 17, officer Shane Graham said he arrested Tracy Bell, 25, of Little Rock and charged him with driving on a suspended license, improper use of registration, no registration and no proof of liability insurance.

Maumelle Boulevard: On Dec. 20, Scotty Gregory, 25, of North Little Rock was arrested and charged with criminal contempt of court, driving on a suspended license and operation of a motor vehicle without license plates. Officer Sterling Pruitt said he was patrolling on Maumelle Boulevard when he saw the vehicle with an expired registration and the driver was not wearing a seat belt. He said Gregory’s license was suspended and he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest from Maumelle District Court. A five-year-old daughter in the back seat was transported to McDonald’s on Arkansas Highway 365 where her mother is employed.

20514 Arkansas Highway 365 North: On Dec. 19, Keith Dewayne Cochran, 46, of North Little Rock was arrested and charged with criminal contempt. Lt. Joseph Poole said police received a hang up 911 call from the Waffle House and when they arrived they encountered Frances Wellner, 67, who told them she was in Maumelle to pick up a couple of friends that she couldn’t find. Maumelle Fire and Rescue and Metropolitan Emergency Medical Services were called to treat her for a medical condition. Waffle House employees told police the two men she was looking for had spent the night in the field behind America’s Best Inn and Suites. Poole said he found the men on Ashley Road sitting in a ditch. Cochran was found to have an outstanding warrant from Sheridan.

Accidents

Maumelle Boulevard: On Dec. 21, Luke Rhoden, 26, of North Little Rock told police he was southbound on Maumelle Boulevard when he drove through a large pool of water and said his 2005 Chevrolet Colorado hydroplaned and he lost control of the vehicle as it went over the railroad overpass. He said the vehicle struck the western wall of the bridge and stopped. Police said the driver didn’t complain of any injuries and his vehicle was towed.

Club Manor Drive and Odom Boulevard South: On Dec. 12, police said they responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of Odom Boulevard South and Club Manor Drive. Adam Biggerstaff, 27, of Little Rock, told police he was driving a 2007 S12 East on Odom Boulevard South when a 1996 Honda Civic driven by Tyrone Sanders, 20, of Conway pulled into his lane of traffic and collided with him. Sanders told police he didn’t see the other vehicle. Police said no one complained of any injuries.

Maumelle Boulevard and Carnahan Drive: On Dec. 11 Officer Gregory Roberts said he was called to an accident at this location to find both vehicles in a nearby parking lot. Joanne Duke, 63, of Maumelle told police she was attempting to merge from Maumelle Boulevard to Carnahan Drive when a 2011 Ford Ranger ran into the rear of her 2008 Honda Pilot. The Ford driver, Brandilyn Miller, 17, told police she thought the other car was moving forward until it was too late to stop.

20605 Arkansas Highway 365 North: On Dec. 20, two vehicles were attempting to back out of parking spaces at McDonalds and collided with each other. Police said neither Brandon Whorton, driving a 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer or Nathanel Burroughs driving a 1988 Lincoln Town Car were injured. Police said Whorton was cited for failure to register and Burroughs for no proof of liability insurance and expired tags.

20710 Arkansas State Highway 365: On Dec. 12, police said two customers at Lake Liquor were attempting to back out of parking spaces and collided. Neither Caleb Seiter, of Conway or John Hantz, of Conway, were injured.

1801 Club Manor Drive: On Dec. 21 police were called to the parking lot of the Dollar General Store about an accident in which one vehicle had left the scene. According to the police report, a Chevrolet Impala or Malibu allegedly left the scene and was reportedly seen at Splash Car Wash with a female attempting to remove a license plate. Wendy Gossett, a Dollar General employee, told police her vehicle was struck in the parking lot by the other vehicle while she was working.

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