At 1:09 a.m., police were dispatched to the Links Apartments on Kiehl Avenue concerning a possible residential burglary in Apartment Unit 7605, which is the residence of Joseph E. Cates II. Upon arrival, police noticed the door unsecured and damage was done to the flat screen television. Police later arrested Joshua Freels, 22, of Sherwood, on a charge of residential burglary.
Cody Price, 28, of Logan, was arrested on charges of criminal trespassing and public intoxication after police were dispatched to 37 North Valley in Gravel Ridge in reference to an individual breaking into a homeowner’s backyard and possibly intoxicated.
Kevin Moore, 32, of Little Rock was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and public intoxication after police were dispatched to the Valero gas station at 9250 Brockington Road in reference to a disorderly man causing a disturbance in the store.
Seqoiyah Taylor and Sonji Eason, both of North Little Rock were arrested on charges of shoplifting after loss prevention officers from Sams Club on Landers Road called police about shoplifters in custody.
Joshua Merrill, 23, of North Little Rock was arrested on charges of unsafe driving and DWI after police observed him leave the parking lot of the Phillips 66 gas station on North Longfield Avenue . Police reported he peeled his tires as he left the parking lot.
Lawrence Spence of Searcy said he was driving his 2002 Ford Ranger, backing out of his parking space at the Wildwood Avenue Post Office, and then collided with another vehicle backing out of another parking space in the parking lot. Both his car and the other one driven by Marc Moore of Sherwood sustained minor damage.
Billy Davis of Sherwood said he was driving eastbound on East Woodruff Road when an unidentified child riding a bicycle struck the side of his vehicle. Davis said he stopped immediately to check on the condition of the child and the child’s father arrived shortly thereafter to do the same. Davis said the father thoroughly checked the child for injuries but all that was found was a small scrape. Davis said he went home and a neighbor advised him to contact the police department and make a report. Police observed a small dent in the driver’s side door of his 2008 GMC truck. Police said Davis was forthcoming and mostly concerned about the child’s welfare. He added he had no plans on claiming the minor damage done to his vehicle.
Phillip Daniels told police he was traveling westbound on East Keihl in the inside lane. He took his eyes off the road to secure his falling drink and when he looked back up he noticed a Honda Accord driven by Chad Johnston of Beebe stopped in front of him. Daniels said he slammed his brakes but was unable to avoid a collision, which resulted in both vehicles sustaining $500 worth of damage. Daniels was found to be at fault for the accident and was issued a citation for following too close.
Nolan Womble of Sherwood said he was backing out of his driveway on Oneida Drive in his 2008 Toyota CR-W when one of the other vehicles parked beside his made it difficult to see what was driving southbound. As he was backing out, a northbound vehicle driven by Nathan Albert of Sherwood came into Womble’s sight at the last minute and it was too late and an accident ensued. Albert’s vehicle’s sustained $500 worth of damage. Womble was found at fault for the accident but no citation was issued.
Edward Thayer of Ardmore, Oklahoma, said he stopped at Gwatney Buick GMC on Landers Road to have his truck looked at due to malfunctions. As he was pulling out of the back gate, the trailer he was pulling struck a parked vehicle owned by Lance Brown of Sherwood. Both vehicles sustained $5,000 worth of damage.
Bus driver Rlasonya Woods said she was stopped in the eastbound lane at the Kiehl Avenue/Brockington Road intersection. At this time another school bus, driven by Penny Epperson, was passing Woods’ bus to make a left hand turn off of Kiehl onto Brockington. As Epperson’s bus passed the other bus, both buses’ mirrors struck. No injuries were reported. Both buses were owned by the Pulaski County Special School District.
Stephen Taylor of Sherwood said he was driving southbound in the left turn lane on Arkansas 107 at the North Hills Boulevard. Left lane traffic was stop and go as he approached the light. As he was slowing down, a vehicle behind him driven by Keri Koteras of Sherwood struck him. Koteras’ vehicle sustained $250 in damage while Taylor’s vehicle had $300 in damage. Koteras was found at fault for the accident. No one was injured.
Karen Slash, a loss prevention manager at Sams Club on Landers Road said a customer, Charles Chambless of Lonoke, struck two concrete pillars that protected the front door. Chambless told police he did hit the pillars with his trailer. Chambless also told police he had struck a Chevrolet Tahoe while driving through Sams Club parking lot. The Tahoe was parked while its owner, William Marks of Camden, was inside Sams.
Betty Grisham of Sherwood said she was pulling out of the Indianhead Shopping Center on Kiehl Avenue when the right side board of her Explorer scraped the concrete to the entrance of the shopping center, resulting in $200 worth of damage to her vehicle
Elizabeth Grobmeyer of Little Rock said she was driving her 1997 Chevy Lumina at the traffic light at North Hills Boulevard and Country Club Road directly behind another vehicle driven by Mary Cloird of Little Rock. Grobmeyer said her vehicle struck the rear bumper of Cloird’s 1998 Ford Taurus. Minor damage resulted. Grobmeyer was determined to be at fault for the accident for following too close.