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City Arrests

• Jaquarius Wade, 22, of El Dorado, was arrested April 13 on a Union County Sheriff’s Office warrant for parole revocation.

• Lance T. Johnson, 27, of the 1300 block of Craig, was arrested April 11 for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia and fleeing on foot. El Dorado police were called to assist Arkansas State Police in a search for a male, later identified as Johnson, who had reportedly fled on foot during a traffic stop the ASP conducted in the 800 block of Timberlane. State police said they later spotted Johnson walking in the 1400 block of Robert E. Lee and when they attempted to arrest him, he ran away again, heading west. State police reported hearing “a loud crash” behind a business in the area and they apprehended Johnson behind the building. Troopers said they found digital scales in Johnson’s backpack. An El Dorado police dog led officers to an ATV nearby and officers recovered 13 bags of marijuana underneath the ATV, according to a police report.

• Darris D. Williams, 39, of the 700 block of Cherry, was arrested April 11 on a warrant for possession of crack cocaine.

• Mickle Thompson Jr., 51, of the 1100 block of N. Highland, was arrested April 8 on an Arkansas Community Correction warrant for absconding and an El Dorado Police Department warrant for enforcement of fines.

• A 17-year-old boy was arrested April 7 for breaking or entering. An officer working off-duty security detail at Haygood-Neal Garden Apartments in the 1300 block of West First reported that a vehicle alarm sounded in the area at approximately 12:20 a.m. and he saw the boy emerge from the behind the vehicle. The boy denied breaking into the vehicle and the owner, who had come outside to check on the vehicle, said the doors were locked. The officer said he advised the boy to go inside his residence. A short time later, a man reported that someone had entered his vehicle in the area. No items were reported missing. The officer said he finished his shift and as he was leaving, he saw the boy peek around the corner of an apartment building. Moments later, the officer said he heard a man yelling at the boy, accusing him of attempting to break into his vehicle. The man said he was inside his vehicle when the boy began striking the passenger window with a metal rod. He said the boy chucked the metal rod as the officer approached, and the officer said he found the rod in the grass on the north side of the building where he had earlier seen the boy. The complainant confirmed it was the rod the boy had used. The officer also said that damage to the man’s vehicle was consistent with his description of the incident.

City Reports

• On April 10, an employee of the Arkansas Community Correction, El Dorado office, 307 American Road, told police that a man used three counterfeit $20 bills to pay some fees at the office.

• An employee of Express Way convenience store, 2424 N. West Ave., reported April 10 that a man attempted to purchase items with a counterfeit $20 bill. The complainant said that when she informed the man the bill was counterfeit, he went to his vehicle and returned with legitimatecash to complete the purchase. A short time later, officers stopped the man and his wife on North Calion Road. The man’s wife told officers that a relative had given her the bill earlier in the day. Police said neither the man nor his wife gave any indication that theywere aware the bill was fake. No arrests were made in the incident. A suspect was identified, according to a police report.

• A man reported April 10 the possible theft of a check. Police said they were called to First Financial Bank, 2300 E. Main in reference to a panic alarm and theft. The complainant was banned from the bank, according to a police report. It was unclear why the ban was requested by bank employees.

• A man told police April 9 that someone broke into his residence in the 1400 block of South Jackson Avenue and stole two rifles, a shotgun and a pellet gun.

• A Gloster, Mississippi, woman reported April 9 that someone broke into her vehicle at Holiday Inn Express, 1819 Junction City Road, and stole $3 change.

• An employee of El-Ark Electric Company, 1321 N. Miles, reported April 9 the theft of of an estimated $2,000 worth of large copper cable and wires. Witnesses provided information about possible suspects, according to a police report.

• An employee of Dollar General, 1523 E. Main, told police April 8 that a woman attempted to use a counterfiet $100 bill to make a purchase. The employee said that when she informed the woman the bill was fake, the woman asked her to return the bill. The employee said she refused and the woman left the business.

• On April 8, a man reported a burglary at his residence in the 700 block of Green. Surveillance video showed two males walking inside the carport, according to a police report. Police said the suspects’ faces were covered with dark-colored bandannas. One of the suspects appeared to be a black male wearing a gray hoodie; gray pants with several zippers on each leg; white tennis shoes; and a black backpack with white polka dots, police said. The other suspect reportedly wore a red hoodie with a black stripe across the chest, khaki pants and black high-top tennis shoes. The complainant said a video game system was stolen from the residence.

• A woman told police April 8 that someone fraudulently used her identity to apply for 20 credit cards. She said the applications were denied because the suspect(s) was not able to provide “specific information.”

• On April 8, a man reported that someone broke into his vehicle at Trotter Nissan, 1910 W. Hillsboro, and stole a three-in-one blade shear cutter, four pairs of cut- resistant gloves, two bottles of men’s cologne, a flashlight and pen light. Surveillance video showed a white male entering several unlocked vehicles on the lot, an employee said.

• A man told police April 7 that someone broke into his residence in the 500 block of Beverly Drive and stole approximately $150 change.

• On April 7, police responded to a report of a burglary at El Dorado First United Pentecostal Church, 1012 Short W. Second. A credit card and gift card were reportedly taken from the pastor’s office.

• A man told police April 7 that a man issued a terroristic threat against him. The man said he was visiting a friend at a residence in the 1000 block of Booker T. Washington when the suspect bumped into him and stepped on his foot. The suspect allegedly issued the threat when the man told the suspect that he should apologize to him.

• A man told police April 6 that someone broke into his vehicle at his residence in the 700 block of North Jefferson and stole a cellphone.

• A man reported April 6 the theft of a handgun from his vehicle. He identified a possible suspect.

• On April 6, a man told police that someone broke into his vehicle at his residence in the 600 block of North Jefferson and stole an iPad Mini.

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