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Burglaries

Feb 28

Ira Jones, 1500 E. 2nd St., said someone shattered the living room window, causing $150 worth of damage and upon entry they stole her $500 32-inch television and $200 Xbox. Police were able to gather blood samples from the crime scene.

Gloria Carreon, 115 Latona Lane, told police someone caused $300 of damage to her door when they broke in and stole $5,000 worth of assorted jewelry, a $900 computer, and a $1,200 42-inch Sanyo television.

March 1

Antonio Robinson, 4932 Augusta Circle, said $50 of damage was done to his door when someone broke in and stole $50 in cash and some clothes.

Deborah Danchenko, 10 Martin Drive, said $50 of damage was done to her door frame when someone broke in and stole a silver coin, $15 in cash and some gems.

March 3

Natalia Woods, 724 Mills Road, told police someone broke into her home and stole a $300 television and $400 Nintendo gaming system.

March 4

Marvin Conn, 2708 Seminole Trail, told police $500 of damage was done to his door and door jam when someone broke in and stole a book of deposit tickets.

Sonja Wafford, 5700 Summertree Drive, said someone broke into her home and stole $1,800 worth of radios, televisions and electronic equipment.

Timothy Harris, 1226 W. 10th St., said $100 of damage was done to his window when someone broke in and stole a $20 necklace and some earrings.

Robert Stagg, 5016 Calico Creek Cove, said someone broke into his home and stole a $1,800 computer, $800 digital camera, $1,800 laptop and $600 camera lens.

North Little Rock Police arrest suspect from shooting

On March 5, at approximately 5:34 p.m., North Little Rock police officers responded to 6301 Camp Robinson Road after a 9-1-1 caller reported an individual had been shot at this location. Upon arrival, officers located Tony Dwight Pearson lying in the parking lot in front of Building “L” suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

On March 7, North Little Rock Police were advised by hospital personnel that Tony Dwight Pearson Jr., 18, of North Little Rock, died after being removed from life support.

Officers have arrested Preston R Robinson, 26, for his involvement in the shooting death of Tony Dwight Pearson. Robinson was charged with Murder First and Possession of Firearm by Certain Person. Robinson was transported to the Pulaski County Regional Intake Facility with No Bond.

North Little Rock police warn of phishing scam

Currently Central Arkansas is experiencing a phishing scam in which the suspects are contacting victims with Robo-calls and text messages. The suspects are advising victims their debit or credit cards have been canceled by mistake or some version of this. The area banks are aware of this scam and are attempting to notify their customers.

Sgt. Brian Dedrick, public information officer for the North Little Rock Police Department, said people need to be aware this is a dialing scam going on in this market with several financial institutions where an automated telephone service is calling people at random with the following message:“Your debit card has been deactivated. To Reactivate, press 1……”

Dedrick said, “Please remember that Financial Institutions will never call customers and ask for debit card information. If you receive a call from a customer, please let them know they should not give out their debit card number or any financial information. This automated call is originating out of Florida.” Anyone having concerns should contact the city police department, according to Dedrick.

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