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Crime Watch

Incidents reported to Maumelle police through Feb. 8:

Arrests

2002 Murphy Drive: On Jan. 31, Stephen Tatum, 24, of Maumelle was arrested when he turned himself in on an outstanding failure to appear warrant out of Maumelle District Court. Bail was set at $875.

100 Millwood Circle: On Jan. 31, Earnest B. Poindexter, 28, of Little Rock was arrested after he turned himself in on an alleged criminal contempt of court warrant. Bail was set at $1,615.

Maumelle Boulevard and Commerce Drive: On Feb. 1, Kyle Watts, 20, of Maumelle was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of Schedule IV controlled substances, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, theft by receiving and possession of misbranded drugs after police said they found 8.8 grams of marijuana and a Mylan capsule and a .380 caliber Ruger LCP semi-automatic pistol with a laser attached and 22 .380 bullets following a traffic stop for no license. Officer Sterling Pruitt said after he stopped Watts, he was told Watts recently purchased the vehicle but sale documents listed no person as the purchaser. Watts denied permission to search the vehicle but K9 Bodie sniffed the vehicle and hit alerted to the alleged presence of drugs on the driver’s side door and a search turned up the marijuana inside a backpack along with the gun and other items. The gun was found in the center console and it was listed as stolen out of North Little Rock. Watts was held without bond at the Pulaski County Regional Detention Facility.

Maumelle Boulevard and Bringler Drive: On Feb. 2, Wesley Moore, 19, of North Little Rock was arrested and charged with driving on a suspended driver’s license. Officer Gregory Roberts said the 2009 Honda Civic had a broken taillight.

Maumelle Boulevard and Crystal Hill Road: On Feb. 3, Courtney Everett, 29, of Jacksonville was arrested and charge with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia after Cpl. Debra Bagley stopped him when she said she witnessed his 2003 Ford Taurus leave the roadway and return but a search of the vehicle found 0.4 grams of marijuana inside the vehicle. She said when he exited the vehicle he was “shaking uncontrollably”and marijuana seed remnants were visible on the floorboard.

2002 Murphy Drive: On Feb. 4, Lewis Charles Taylor, Jr., 27, of Little Rock was arrested after North Little Rock police officers delivered him to Maumelle. They said they had stopped him on a traffic violation and discovered the outstanding warrant alleging failure to appear in court.

Union Court: On Feb. 5, Thomas L. Gilbert, 30, of Little Rock was arrested and charged with driving on a suspended driver’s license, carrying certain prohibited weapons and driving without headlights following a traffic stop. Cpl. Debra Bagley said she saw the Dodge Charger driving on Maumelle Boulevard at night with only its fog lights illuminated. She said a check indicated Gilbert’s driver’s license had been suspended and he had an active warrant from Sherwood alleging Contempt of Court. Bagley said officers found a large amount of cash, $2, 174 on Gilbert and a subsequent search of the vehicle found a black .40 caliber Taurus semi-automatic pistol under the driver’s seat with two rounds in a magazine and one inside the chamber. His vehicle was towed and Gilbert was taken to Maumelle Police Headquarters where he was released to Sherwood officers who picked him up.

Thefts

14 Kansas Circle: On Jan. 31, Mac Etheridge, 50, of Maumelle notified police his $600 Apple iPhone was stolen from the console of his 2012 Dodge Ram pickup truck. The truck was parked inside his garage at the time but the garage door was up Etheridge told police. He also said the truck was unlocked at the time of the incident. Police said they entered the serial number of the phone into the National Crime Information Center database.

2002 Murphy Drive: On Feb. 1, Teresa Y. Goodman, 37, of Maumelle told police someone had been using checks from Iberia Bank on a joint account fraudulently. She said the stolen checks had been used at several central Arkansas cities but mostly in Maumelle. Most of the checks had been written at the Maumelle Kroger’s location, Goodman said.

2002 Murphy Drive: On Feb. 3, Samuel R. Williams reported the theft of a license plate decal tab for a personal vehicle. He said the tab was ordered from the state’s Department of Finance and Administration’s Revenue Division but it never arrived to him. DFA officials confirmed to police that the decal had been mailed. Police said the registration serial number has been listed in state and national databases as stolen.

100 Victory Drive: On Feb. 4, David B. Scheibner, 49, of Maumelle reported a $500 Apple iPhone stolen from his daughter’s backpack while she was taking a Physical Education class at the Maumelle High School gymnasium on Feb. 1. Scheibner told police he had already cancelled his phone service and police entered the phone’s serial number in the national database as stolen.

100 Park Drive: On Feb. 4, Deanna L. Wallis, 49, of Maumelle reported to police that her license plate had been stolen off her Georgia registered trailer. The trailer was a black Diamond trailer and its serial number has also been reported to the National Crime Information Center.

47 Park Ridge Drive: On Feb. 4, Lee Raines, a home inspector notified police of several items stolen from a home that had been repossessed. He said a $500 White brand refrigerator, a $350 White washing machine and a $350 White cloths dryer were all missing from the home. He also told police he found the home’s rear door had been kicked in.

900 Union Court: On Feb. 5, Cory Weatherspoon, 28, told police his apartment had been burglarized and a $800 60-inch Panasonic TV, a $400 45-inch Sony TV, A $400 Dell laptop computer, a $300 Xbox, a $300 Sony PS3, $50 Xbox games and $50 in PS3 games were all taken. Weatherspoon told police he came home to find his back door kicked in and police confirmed evidence of the forced entry.

Incidents

101 Diamond Pointe Drive: On Feb. 2, Sgt. Scotty Bryant said he was on patrol when he noticed parts of a vehicle along the center divider of Odom Boulevard North at Diamond Pointe Drive. He said one part was so large it appeared to be off a white SUV and Bryant checked the part to find a number that was found to be from a GMC vehicle. Bryant said a one-way street sign in the center divider had been knocked over. The part returned to a GMC Yukon or a Cadillac Escalade’s left front quarter panel. Police said no one had come forward reporting an accident.

400 Valencia Drive: On Feb. 3, Danieka C. Hernandez, 31, of Little Rock reported to Maumelle police that a window on her car had been broken. Officer Gregory Roberts said he also found several small dents surrounding the shattered window.

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