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City Arrests

• Shaquille O. Kimble, 25, of 1307 W. First, was arrested Jan. 17 on warrants for parole violation and failure to appear. Kimble also faces a misdemeanor charge of obstruction of governmental operations. Police said Kimble provided a false name when they served the arrest warrant.

• Three boys, two 14 and the other 15, were scheduled to appear Jan. 17 in the Union County Juvenile Probation Office, a day after they were arrested for allegedly robbing a local business and stealing nearly $300 worth of shoes. Officers responded at 1:32 p.m. Jan. 16 to a report of a robbery at Hibbett Sports, 2620 N. West Ave. Employees said the boys selected several items, including five pairs of shoes. The store manager said she was suspicious of the boy’s behavior and asked another employee to place the merchandise behind the counter while the boys continued to shop. The second employee said the boys approached the counter, and as she prepared their items for checkout, one of the boys looked at the other two and shouted, “Go!” The boys then reportedly grabbed the five boxes of shoes from the counter and began running from the store. The employee said she grabbed one of the boxes while the store manager and a third employee tried to prevent the teens from leaving the store with the other four pairs of shoes. According to a police report, a brief struggle ensued when the store manager grabbed a box from one of the boys. The manager also said one of the boys struck her in the chin when she grabbed him by the sleeve as he ran to the front door. She said she shoved the boy into a brick column outside the business and he ran away. Employees said the teens ran south, crossed North West Avenue and then turned east on Woodland. While circulating the area, police said they later saw three males walking south in the area of North Jefferson and 10th, noting that one of the males was carrying plastic shopping bag containing a pair of shoes and all three had Nike shoe boxes. The males were wearing clothes that matched the description provided by the complainants, police said. Police said the boys complied with commands to stop walking and sit down. The teens were then arrested for robbery and the shoes were seized by officers, according to a police report.

• Darius S. Dixon, 28, of 1816 Mount Zion Road, was arrested Jan. 15 on a warrant for two counts of delivery of methamphetamine. Dixon also faces misdemeanor charges of possession of instruments of crime and fleeing on foot. Police said Dixon was inside a vehicle they stopped in the 800 block of East Hillsboro, moments after investigators with the El Dorado Police Department’s Criminal Apprehension Division spotted Dixon getting inside the vehicle and lying down in the backseat. Police said Dixon fled on foot during the traffic stop and was captured after a brief chase with the assistance of the K-9 Unit. Police also said they found digital scales inside the vehicle.

• Patrick H. Owens, 50, of 1205 E. Block, was arrested Jan. 13 on a warrant for parole violation.

• Office D. Morgan, 34, 1201 N. Gray, was arrested Jan. 12 for possession of a firearm by a certain person, theft by receiving, fleeing (auto), interference with emergency communications and refusal to submit to arrest. Morgan was later served with a warrant for enforcement of fines. Officers responded to a report that Morgan had a gun at the North Gray residence, and upon arrival, two females told police that Morgan “was getting away and he has a gun.” Police said they saw a vehicle backing out of the driveway, and upon shining a flashlight into the vehicle, they recognized Morgan as the driver. They said Morgan then circled around the house and drove away, heading east on Woodland toward Martin Luther King. Police said they circulated the area and were unable to find Morgan. While enroute to the North Gray residence, officers learned that Morgan had returned to the residence, and when they arrived, Morgan crouched down in the driver’s seat. Police said Morgan initially refused orders to show officers his hands and to drop his phone. An officer said he drew his gun because he could not see Morgan’s left hand. The officer said Morgan continued to ignore police commands and complied a short time later when other officers arrived on the scene. Officers took Morgan into custody and he denied fleeing the scene and having a gun. A resident told police that she had been awakened by her adult daughter, who told her that Morgan “was outside cutting up.” The woman said she told her daughter to call police and she then heard Morgan and her daughter arguing and Morgan demanding the younger woman’s phone. The woman said she walked into the living room and saw Morgan grab her daughter’s phone at she tried to call 911. The woman said she shouted for Morgan to leave, but he refused and told her to “get out.” When she refused, the woman said Morgan turned toward her and brandished a small handgun in a black case. She said the gun then fell through the leg of Morgan’s pants and onto to the floor. Morgan grabbed the gun and attempted to leave, she said, noting that police then arrived on the scene The younger woman provided similar statements but said she did not see Morgan with a gun. She told police that Morgan left the scene when they arrived and returned to the residence after officers left to search for him. During a search of the area, police said they found a small gun holster on the ground next to the rear driveway, where Morgan had driven. The older woman positively identified the holster, police said. Officers also recovered a small black handgun in the area. They noted that the gun was not loaded.

• Lindsey G. Lloyd, 36, of 717 East Fourth, was arrested Jan. 11 on a warrant for possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

City Reports

• A man told police Jan. 17 that someone broke into his vehicle at his residence in the 700 block of West Cedar. He said home surveillance video showed a black male wearing gray sweatpants walk east past the residence and then turn around and enter the vehicle. Police said they searched the area and found a male who matched the description provided by the complainant, but the complainant was unable to positively identify the male as the suspect.

• The owner of Avo’s Tire and Rim, 516 N. West Ave., reported Jan. 17 that an employee admitted stealing an E-cigarette from a customer’s car and returned it when confronted about the theft. The complainant also told police that several items have recently been stolen from two residential properties he owns in the 1500 block of Calion Road and the 700 block of North Jefferson Avenue. Six bundles of copper were reported stolen from the Calion Road residence and a planter, several saws and hand tools were reportedly taken from the residence on North Jefferson. The complainant said the employee is suspected of committing the thefts, noting that the suspect has a key to one of the properties and has performed renovations and repairs at both properties.

• A woman reported Jan. 17 the theft of her debit card and a Domino’s Pizza gift card from her residence in the 2400 block of Calion Road. Another resident said the complainant’s state-issued identification card was also missing. A possible suspect was identified, according to a police report.

• A woman told officers Jan. 15 that someone broke into two vehicles at her residence in the 1200 block of West Block. The woman said several items were disturbed inside her vehicle but nothing appeared to be missing.

• On Jan. 15, a woman reported that someone broke into her vehicle at her residence in the 400 block of South Newton and stole her wallet. The woman said she was not aware of the break-in until someone returned the wallet, saying they had found it just north of the apartment complex where she lives. She said $1 in change was missing. She also said a glove inside the vehicle did not belong to her.

• A man reported Jan. 15 the theft of two leaf blowers and a weed eater from a trailer in his yard in the 2500 block of Calion Road. He said a man driving a red, four-door Ford pickup pulled alongside the trailer, loaded the items into the truck and drove away, heading west toward North West Avenue.

• A woman told police Jan. 15 that someone broke into her vehicle at her residence in the 900 block of Yocum and stole an envelope containing $200 cash and two Social Security cards.

• On Jan. 14, an employee of EZ Mart, 400 W. Hillsboro, said a man handed her a counterfeit $20 bill, saying that he had found the bill in the parking lot.

• Police responded Jan. 14 to a report of a break-in at Blackmon’s Mini Storage, 1133 E. Main. An employee said the suspect(s) broke into 11 units. Reported missing were a flat screen TV, “large amount of change,” an 8-foot Christmas tree, a 12-foot extension ladder, 10 framed certificates, 14 porcelain dolls and a large tote containing collectible bears. Police said “a fresh hole” had been cut into the fence on the east side of the property.

• A man reported Jan. 14 that his ex-girlfriend had issued terroristic threats against him and another ex-girlfriend via text message. He said the suspect has also shown up uninvited to his residence in the 800 block of West Sixth and driven past the residence several times. He also said someone broke the windshield in his work truck. Police said a brick had been thrown through the window. A witness reported seeing a tan or silver Ford Focus leaving the complainant’s residence, noting that the female who was driving the vehicle had been to the residence numerous times. Officers were later called back to the residence in reference to a second report of vandalism. The complainant said the rear passenger window was broken and police said a large brick was in the backseat on the driver’s side. The man said he texted the suspect and the suspect laughed about the damage to his truck

• On Jan. 14, a man told officers that someone broke into his vehicle at a residence in the 800 block of West Oak and stole a tool box containing power and hand tools.

• Officers responded Jan. 12 to a report of vehicle fire at a residence in the 600 block of Stuart. Police said the doors to vehicle were open when they arrived on the scene and there was “major burn damage” to the driver’s seat. The complainant told officers he extinguished the fire before they arrived. He said the fire was intentionally set and he identified a suspect, telling officers he heard someone outside and saw that a woman he knew had pulled into the driveway. He noted that he and the woman “have been having issues” and when he walked outside, she cursed at him and threw a lit firecracker inside his vehicle before driving away. A large hole had been burned into the driver’s seat and headrest, according to a police report.

• A man told police Jan. 13 that someone broke into his residence in the 1100 block of North Miles and stole a 70-inch flat-screen TV.

• A woman reported Jan. 12 that someone entered her vehicle at her residence in the 1200 block of Combs and stole her purse, which contained a debit card, credit card, driver’s license and Social Security card.

County Arrests

• On Jan. 15, Kody M. Smith, 26, of Norphlet was arrested on a petition to revoke his probation. He was discovered sleeping at a residence in Norphlet and was taken in without incident.

• On Jan. 16, Michael J. Martin, 42, of El Dorado was arrested for second-offense third-degree domestic battery after a neighbor reported him and his wife fighting in their yard. When officers arrived, his wife was found bruised and bloodied. Martin could not immediately be located, having fled the residence to avoid UCSO deputies. Martin called the UCSO to tell them he was in Louisiana; deputies on scene were able to speak with him and convince him to return to the property. Martin walked back to the scene and was arrested. Two neighbors told the police they’d seen him beating his wife.

• On Jan. 16, Christopher D. Brice, 24, of El Dorado was arrested on a petition to revoke his probation.

• On Jan. 18, Walter L. Hill, 56, of El Dorado was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. A Union County Sheriff’s Office deputy discovered a vehicle parked at the Union County Sports Complex; he stopped to check on the vehicle’s driver. However, Hill, the driver, stepped out and approached the deputy first. The deputy could smell intoxicants on Hill’s person and asked him to retrieve his identification. The deputy observed Hill trying to hide things as he was collecting his ID. The deputy got permission to search the vehicle which Hill gave. He discovered a clear glass pipe, three plastic baggies a blue straw which all contained meth residue.

• On Jan. 18, Ashley D. Jones, 27, of El Dorado was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine and tampering with physical evidence. She was with Walter Hill during his arrest. A UCSO deputy discovered Hill’s wallet, which contained a bag of methamphetamine, hidden under Jones’ seat.

County Reports

• On Jan. 12, a man reported another man coming to his house to threaten his roommate. The man said his roommate had consensual sex with the other man’s wife and the other man has since come to try to fight the roommate and has threatened their lives and home. Officers went to speak with the other man, who upon leaving his residence, began crying, according to the police report. An officer observed a bruise on the man’s wife’s face; she said he had hit her the night before. She said she started a relationship with the roommate because her husband was abusive. She said he had hit her again that morning, then told her to leave; she said when she tried, he cut one of the tires so that she couldn’t. Her husband was arrested on charges of third-degree domestic battery.

• On Jan. 12, a woman claiming to be a rehab patient’s mother reported that her daughter was not at River Ridge, like she was supposed to be, but was instead out partying.

• On Jan. 12, a woman reported an unwanted person at her home. She said she walked to her cousin’s house and left the door unlocked since it was a short trip; while she was gone, a man who has been banned from the residence came inside. She said she found him sitting on her couch watching television. She said she told him to leave and he refused, which is when she called the Union County Sheriff’s Office. The man was later found at his residence; he was asked whether he’d been at the woman’s house and told officers yes. He was arrested on charges of criminal trespass.

• On Jan. 13, a woman reported that she was being harassed by another woman. She said the woman has come to her home at night and taken property and even possibly cutting her gas line. The woman was advised on how to get an order of protection.

• On Jan. 13, a man reported medication missing from his vehicle. The man said he placed his medication in his vehicle the day before and found it missing last Sunday.

• On Jan. 14, a couple was arrested on charges of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. An officer was investigating another case when he discovered the couple would allow underage children to drink alcohol at their home on weekends.

• On Jan. 14, a woman reported her vehicle missing. The woman said she’d bought a vehicle from another woman and the other woman came and took the vehicle without her permission. A deputy later found that the first woman was still making payments on the vehicle and had missed a few payments, which is why the second woman took the vehicle back. The deputy made contact with the second woman. The deputy told her it was illegal for her to take the vehicle back and she needed to return it. He advised her of her options for recourse and she agreed to return the vehicle.

• On Jan. 15, a man reported a hit and run on Highway 82. The man said he was travelling east when a tractor trailer headed in the opposite direction passed him at the same time one of its tires blew out. The man said debris from the tire hit his driver’s side window, causing it to shatter. The tractor trailer did not stop.

• On Jan. 15, a man reported that he’d been locked out of his home and workshop due to a legal battle over the estate of his property. Several items of his personal property were also reported missing. Those items included a jon boat, a welding machine and a trailer.

• On Jan. 15, a woman reported a theft at her home. She said a SpeeCo Split Master 22 ton log splitter was missing.

• On Jan. 15, a man reported his sister threatening him. He said his sister called their father asking for a gun back; their father told her he would not give her the gun, he said. The man said he advised his sister to call the UCSO and ask them to accompany her to get the gun. He said his sister told him then that when she did get the gun, she would load it and kill everyone at her father’s residence. The man said he reported the incident because he did not want anyone to get hurt.

• On Jan. 16, a man reported property damage at the A-1 Pawn building in Smackover. The man said he was working, checking the oil wells and pumps, when he came upon a small white Ford Ranger with stock tires and rims. He said he saw a man run into the vehicle, where another man was waiting and the two left. When he approached the area, he realized the men had cut an electrical line to an outlet and the line was still smoking from being cut, so he knew it was the two men he saw.

• On Jan. 16, a woman reported a juvenile threatening her son. She later reported a second juvenile also harassing him. Officers made contact with both juveniles; the first said the behavior would end; the second was not able to be spoken to per his mother’s orders.

• On Jan. 16, a man was arrested for third-degree domestic battery after a neighbor reported him and his wife fighting in their yard. When officers arrived, a woman was found bruised and bloodied. The man could not immediately be located, having fled the residence to avoid UCSO deputies. The man called the UCSO to tell them he was in Louisiana; deputies on scene were able to speak with him and convince him to return to the property. The man walked back to the scene and was arrested. Two neighbors told the police they’d seen the man beating the woman.

• On Jan. 16, a man was arrested for driving on a suspended license.

• On Jan. 16, a man reported two guns missing. He said he suspected it might have been one of his former roommates. The guns were a black .243 single shot, which had been missing for between two and three weeks, and a Beretta 20 gauge shotgun, which had been missing since the day prior.

• On Jan. 16, a woman reported another woman harassing her. The woman said the second woman had been parking in front of her house, digging through her mail, leaving notes on their home and her husband’s car and incessantly texting and calling her husband. The other woman signed a ban sheet and was told not to return to the residence.

• On Jan. 16, a woman was arrested on charges of third-degree domestic battery after refusing to leave her home for the night after an altercation with a man. A man reported the woman getting angry when he fell asleep before her, leaving her alone with their child. He said she came into his bedroom and swung her fist in an attempt to punch him. He said she then began slapping her own face with both hands, before leaving the room and throwing things, at which point he called the UCSO. Officers advised the woman she and the man needed to be separated for the night and gave her the option to stay somewhere else; when she refused, she was arrested.

• On Jan. 16, a woman reported her license plate sticker stolen.

• On Jan. 17, a man reported criminal mischief in the Wildwood subdivision. The man said sometime that night, someone cut up his dashboard, damaged his side door window moldings and apparently tried to force their way into the vehicle.

• On Jan. 18, a woman was arrested on charges of assault on a family or household member and disorderly conduct. In a drunken state, the woman mistook her roommate for her dead brother, according to the police report. She attacked her roommate because he would not admit to being who she thought he was.

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