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Crime Watch

Incidents reported to Maumelle police through April 25:

Arrests

117 Audubon Drive: On April 18, John Brandon Harris, 27, of Little Rock was arrested and charged with public intoxication and aggravated assault after officers responded to the Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market on a report of an intoxicated man harassing employees. Officer Justin Woods said the man they were looking for is the son of a Wal-Mart employee, John Harris but they were unable to find him. Another caller told police Harris had allegedly threatened a Wal-Mart employee with a knife. Harris also called 911 and said the employees were threatening him. He said he “ran away” at that point because employees called him “bitch.” Harris told police the employees chased him across the street. Woods said Harris “had an odor of intoxicants.” Ronald Doss, 37, of Maumelle told police Harris came up to him while he was having lunch on a bench in back of the store and put a small knife to his chest and told him to “shut the F___ up.” Doss also said Harris began hitting the table telling him he should “beat his a__.” Doss said he then left and went inside the store to call police. Two other Wal-Mart employees, Vamesha Rogers, 23, of Maumelle and Elvis Kendrick, Jr., 26, of Little Rock witnessed the altercation. Woods said Harris was arrested and given a $20,000 bond and taken to the Pulaski County Regional Detention Facility.

Maumelle Boulevard and Odom Boulevard North: On April 19, Calvin D. Blair, IV, 22, of North Little Rock was arrested and charged with possession of body armour, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving on a revoked driver’s license and parking in a prohibited area. Officer Justin Woods said he saw a 2002 White Buick stopped at the intersection of Maumelle Boulevard and Odom Boulevard North in the middle of the roadway around 5:46 a.m. and initiated a traffic stop. Woods said while talking to Blair he saw a burnt marijuana cigarette in the ashtray and asked permission to search the vehicle and found a pack of rolling papers under Blair’s seat and a camouflage Kevlar vest in the trunk. Woods said Blair told him the vest wasn’t his and that he didn’t have permission to search the trunk. Blair was arrested, booked with a bail of $2,000 and then taken to the Pulaski County Regional Detention Facility.

Cypress Drive and Hibiscus Drive: On April 19, Trent Grimmett, 19, of Maumelle was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance, 2.5 grams of marijuana, after police responded to calls about a suspicious man wandering around neighborhoods looking into open garages. Sgt. Scotty Bryant said he found the man walking on Lily Drive, who “appeared nervous and under the influence.” He said he found the bag of marijuana during a pat down of the man’s pants.

Maumelle Boulevard and Murphy Drive: On April 22, Ashley Ann Stroud, 28, of North Little Rock was arrested and charged with possession of schedule I or II drugs, another controlled substance, a schedule VI controlled substance, drug paraphernalia, operation of a motor vehicle without license plates and no proof of liability insurance. Cpl. Debra Bagley said she stopped the Dodge Charger because of an expired license plate and a search of the vehicle found four separate plastic bags of marijuana and two and one-half Adderall pills and four and one-half Diazepam pills.

2002 Murphy Drive: On April 23, Anselmo Ortega, 33, of Maumelle was arrested and charged with criminal contempt of court when he turned himself in on an outstanding warrant.

Maumelle Boulevard and Rolling Oaks Drive: On April 24, Charity Israel Shepard, 23, of Lonoke was arrested and charged with driving on a suspended license and on a warrant for criminal contempt of court after police said her 2012 Chevrolet Malibu was stalled in the southbound lane of Maumelle Boulevard around 8:43 a.m. She told police the car ran out of gas.

Thefts

100 Park Drive: On April 19, Tyler Crawford, 22, reported his $9,000 2011 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle, had been stolen from the parking lot at The Parc at Maumelle apartments. It is lime green with black wheels and a lime green stripe around the wheels and a”Two Brothers Exhaust.”

147 Scenic Valley Loop: On April 16, William L. Biehn Jr., 31, of Paron told police someone had stolen his license plate and replaced it with an expired tag.

201 Arvest Drive: On April 22, Sue Barton, 58, of Greenbrier told police she was representing the Twilight Optimist Club and wanted to report a forgery involving the cashing of a check for $250 which was cashed at the Arvest Bank in Maumelle on July 23, 2012. She said she was club treasurer and there were several more checks cashed that no one now associated with the club had signed or authorized.

102 Commerce Drive: On April 23, Carson Construction, of Conway reported the theft of a $1,000 five-foot by eight-foot trailer and a $6,500 Miller Arc Welder from the construction site at the old Kroger Store location. David W. Fason, 52, of Conway told police the trailer was parked behind a newly constructed cinder block wall on the building’s east side. Rory Thompson, 33, of Conway is the building owner police said and was unaware the trailer was missing. Police said some employees reported seeing a white pickup hook up to the trailer and drive off. Police said they were checking security cameras for video footage.

Incidents

129 Avignon Circle: On April 24, Edward Darbonne, 58, told police someone had poured water into his Nissan’s gasoline tank while it was parked in his driveway. The vehicle wouldn’t start and when he had it towed he was told by a mechanic about the water in his gas tank, which cost $450 to repair.

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