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Incidents reported to Maumelle police through Jan. 16:

Arrests

100 Millwood Circle: On Jan. 11, Jason W. Barber, 38, of North Little Rock was arrested on an outstanding warrant alleging criminal contempt of court when he showed up at Maumelle District Court. Bailiff Michael McNeil searched Barber’s vehicle and found several beer bottle and beer cans. Barber was taken to the Pulaski County Regional Detention Facility to be held without bond.

14322 Frontier Drive: On Jan. 12, Jeffrey Blake Leatherwood, 24, of North Little Rock was arrested and charged with two felony counts of theft by receiving, one misdemeanor count of theft by receiving and disorderly conduct after Sgt. Dustin Ivey said he answered a complaint call from Frontier Hotel staff about two men hanging out in the hotel lobby. Ivey said Leatherwood began cursing him when he inquired about their activity at the hotel. He was taken to the Pulaski County Regional Detention Facility to be held until a court hearing in Maumelle.

14322 Frontier Drive: On Jan. 12, John Lee Franks, IV, 22, of North Little Rock was arrested and charged with misdemeanor theft by receiving after Sgt. Dustin Ivey said he answered a complaint call from Frontier Hotel staff about two men hanging out in the hotel lobby. He was also taken to the Pulaski County Regional Detention Facility to be held until a court hearing in Maumelle.

North Ashley and Bicentennial Road: On Jan. 13, Chadwick Keen Rhodes, 26, of White Hall was arrested and charged with public intoxication after the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office asked for assistance with an accident. Officer Sterling Pruitt said while leaving the accident scene he saw Rhodes about one-quarter mile past Visions Strip Club “stumble down an embankment into a drainage ditch.” Pruitt said Rhodes was covered in dirt from a previous fall and smelled of intoxicants and that he and Sgt. Dustin Ivey had to hold him up to keep him from falling. At Maumelle police headquarters Rhodes registered 0.24 on a portable Breathalyzer test.

Incidents

20704 Arkansas Highway 365 North: On Jan. 16, Chris McKnight, manager of the Kentucky Fried Chicken and Taco Bell Restaurant located there told police a vehicle had hit their building and left the scene. He said a charcoal grey Ford F-250 truck pulling a trailer hit the drive through. There was a ten-foot tall pipe sticking up in the trailer that did the damage he said noting an Hispanic male driving the vehicle got out and looked at it but kept on going. He was able to give police the license plate number and police said they are now investigating the hit-and-run-accident.

Thefts

147 Calais Drive: On Dec. 24, Hou Ding, 23, of Maumelle reported her identity had been stolen in New York when someone started a cell phone account using her information. Ding said she wasn’t aware of the account until a collection agency contacted her about a $900 unpaid phone account. Officer Debra Bagley said she advised the lady to check her credit reports to look for additional issues.

47 Willow Oak Loop: On Jan. 10, Kelly P. Cockrell, 48, of Maumelle told police someone had broken into his 2004 Nissan pickup and emptied all the contents onto his passenger seat. One of the items was a .380 caliber pistol still in its holster but on the seat. He said he found the truck with a door ajar but so far hasn’t discovered anything stolen.

29 High Timber Drive: On Jan. 10, Brian Compton, 36, reported the theft of several items from his 2009 Sienna including Beats head phones, a Luck-Light brown leather purse, a Louie Vitton light brown wallet, a bag of makeup, RayBan aviator sunglasses, a Target Visa gift card, a prescription and a $100 bill. Compton told police the vehicle was left unlocked.

100 Edgewood Drive: On Jan. 10, Karen Whitney, 54, told police someone broke into her apartment and stole prescription drugs and two computer tablets. Officer Clifton McClintock said the back door had been kicked in and left halfway open when the owner found it ajar. He also said the frame had been damaged in the break in.

46 Edgehill Cove: On Jan. 10, Michael Smith, 32, reported a burglary of his home. He said he came home to find the rear glass door had been shattered and several items missing including an Acer Computer, a Kindall computer, a 40-inch Samsung flat-screen TV and five pairs of Air Jordan shoes. Officer Laura Robinson said she found evidence the front door had been kicked with a shoe print visible and some structural damage. However, when the burglar couldn’t kick in the front door, the burglar apparently went around to the back and used a rock to shatter the rear glass door.

29 Meadow Ridge Loop: On Jan. 11, Chris Carter, 30, told police his unlocked 2003 Toyota Tundra had opened and several items missing including a Motorola Razor cell phone, a four-inch fixed blade knife, a pair of Nikon binoculars and a wearable headlamp. Police said there were no signs of forced entry.

200 Millwood Circle: On Jan. 14, James Erwin, 46, reported a home burglary to police. He said he came home to find his front door kicked in and a $300 Xbox, a Samsung camera, $500 in Xbox games, an Apple ITouch computer and a Toshiba Satellite laptop computer were stolen. Police said there were signs the front door had been kicked in. A witness told police a beige or gold Ford SUV had been parked in the area operated by two black males wearing uniforms. Police said they later were notified by Little Rock police that they had arrested two men with stolen items, some of which matched that stolen in this burglary.

156 Summit Valley Circle: On Jan. 14, Ethan McCullar, 35, told police he discovered a .380 caliber semi-automatic pistol was taken from his vehicle center console within the last week. Police said they could find no signs of forced entry.

138 Pleasantwood Drive: On Jan. 11, Carol Smith, 34, reported the theft of a $500 .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol from her unlocked vehicle left parked in the driveway overnight.

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