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This article was published September 10, 2018 at 5:00 a.m.

City Arrests

• Billy R. Loggins, 39, of 2504 Lakeland, was arrested Sept. 5 for third-degree domestic battery and interference with emergency communications. Police responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at the Houston Street residence, and upon arrival, Loggins girlfriend told them that Loggins struck her several times in the face during an argument. She said she flung a pan filled with cold cooking oil at Loggins, noting that some of the oil spilled on her. She said that when she attempted to use her cellphone to call 911, Loggins took the phone and prevented her from leaving the kitchen. She said he returned the cellphone moments later after she grabbed his cellphone and told him she was going to use it to call police. She said Loggins then fled the residence. Police said there was a laceration and some minor swelling to the woman’s lower lip, discoloration and swelling around her left and cheek and minor lacerations on her left hand. The woman also told police that she is pregnant and Loggins was aware that she is pregnant with his child. Minutes after officers left the scene, they were called back to the residence with a report that Loggins had returned. Police said Loggins was driving away from the area as they arrived, and they followed his vehicle to Rapid Stop (Exxon), 1800 Lorene, where two males exited the vehicle. A clerk inside the business told officers that a man matching a description of Loggins that had been provided to officers had gone inside the restroom. Police said Loggins exited the women’s restroom after they repeatedly knocked on the door, and he was taken into custody without incident.

City Reports

• A woman told police Sept. 8 that the father of her children filled the gasoline tank of her vehicle with sugar. She said the suspect first attempted to cut the tires of her vehicle but was unsuccessful because of a dull blade on the cutting instrument he was using.

• A woman told officers Sept. 7 that she and her husband have received threatening messages via Facebook. She said neither she nor her husband recognizes the profile name of the person who has been sending the messages, at least one of which threatened harm to their children.

• A woman reported Sept. 7 the theft of her wallet at Medical Center of South Arkansas, 700 W. Grove. The woman said the wallet contained two checkbooks, two credit cards and an insurance card.She said the wallet was inside her purse, which was underneath her desk.

• A man told police Sept. 7 that someone stole a cellphone and two charging cords from his vehicle. He said the theft may have occurred Sept. 4 while the vehicle was parked in the area of Main andJefferson.

• A woman told police Sept. 6 that the father of her child attacked her during an argument at the suspect’s mother’s residence in 2200 block of Houston. She said the pair “tussled” and the suspect choked her and struck her in the upper lip and left arm. Police said the woman had skin tears on her lip, arm and neck.

• On Sept. 6, a man told police that a man he knew had issued a terroristic threat against him via text messages.

• A woman told police Sept. 6 that someone broke into her vehicle at her residence in the 900 block of E&B and stole $60 - $80 cash. The woman said the vehicle was unlocked at the time.

• A woman reported Sept. 5 the theft of a key chain that contained two keys and two membership cards to fitness centers. The woman said she believes the theft occurred at Divinity Styling Gallery, 1114 E. Hillsboro, noting she may have inadvertently left a key inside the lock on the front door of the business.

• On Sept. 5, a woman reported the theft of prescription medication from her residence in the 1200 block of West Cedar.

• A man reported Sept. 4 that someone entered his storage building at his residence in the 1300 block of East First and stole several hand and power tools with a total value of $7,000. He identified a possible suspect.

• A man told police Sept. 3 that a woman he knew has issued several terroristic threats against him via phone calls and social media posts. The man also reported that his cellphone was stolen from his residence in the 600 block of Marsh Avenue. He provided possible suspect information regarding the theft and terroristic threats. He said a witness reported seeing a woman he knew pick up the phone inside the residence and walk away.

• A man told police Sept. 3 that someone broke into his truck at his residence in the 700 block of North Yocum and stole a tool bag containing several hand tools.

• A man told police Sept. 1 that someone broke into his vehicle at his residence in the 600 block of North Yocum and stole the touch-screen radio. The man said he found a cellphone in his neighbor’s yard and contacted the owner, who said she had the radio in her possession. The man said he asked the woman to meet so they “could resolve the issue civilly,” but the woman was uncooperative.

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