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City Arrests

• Kenneth J. Owens, 59, of the 500 block of Marsh Avenue was arrested June 14 on a warrant for commercial burglary, first-degree criminal mischief and theft of property. On June 12, police responded to a burglar alarm at Scrubbies Car Wash, 609 Timberlane. Officers said the front door was broken and the manager of the business said a bucket containing $500 worth of quarters was missing. Police said the incident was captured on surveillance video and Owens was identified as a suspect after officers confirmed the owner of the vehicle, via the license plate, which appeared in the video. Police said they spoke to the owner of the vehicle at the Marsh Avenue residence and the owner said Owens had used the vehicle on the night of the burglary. Police said they found “a large amount of quarters” in a plastic bag inside the vehicle. Owens was later taken into custody

• Gregory A. Hayes, 57, of the 1000 block of East First, was arrested June 13 for possession of crack cocaine.

• Michael A. Narcisse, 56, of the 1100 block of Edmonds, was arrested June 13 for first-degree terroristic threatening and possession of a firearm by certain persons. Narcisse’s wife told police that he issued a terroristic threat during an argument and moved one of her guns into his bathroom. Police said Narcisse returned to the house while they were on the scene and they took him into custody.

• Yolanda M. Owens, 40, of the 300 block of Cargile, was arrested June 10 on warrants for probation revocation and contempt of court.

• Deandra M. Jackson, 22, of Stamps, was arrested June 10 on a Lafayette County warrant for terroristic threatening, first-degree.

• Cassandra Samuels, 39, of the 600 block of Robinson, was arrested June 9 for aggravated assault on a family or household member and refusal to submit to arrest. Samuels’s boyfriend told police that Samuels threatened him with a handgun during an argument at the Robinson Street residence. He said Samuels told him to leave and he went outside and began cleaning some fish. He said Samuels walked outside a short time later and yelled, “I thought I told you to leave!” The man said she then walked hastily to her vehicle and retrieved the handgun. Police said the couple was arguing when they arrived on the scene and she refused several commands to place her hands behind her back before eventually complying. Samuels did not consent to a search of her vehicle, police said, adding that the vehicle was towed from the scene, pending the procurement of a search warrant.

City Reports

• A woman told police Saturday that her boyfriend physically assaulted her during an argument, causing injuries that sent her to Medical Center of South Arkansas for treatment. She said the suspect grabbed her and struck her in the face. She said a scuffle ensued as she ran away from him in an attempt to leave the residence and her left middle finger “was busted open” after it was slammed in a door. She said the then suspect choked her and after realizing her finger was injured, he drove her to the hospital but while en route, he dropped her off at the intersection of College and Fifth. The woman said she walked to MCSA and the suspect drove to the hospital, parked the vehicle in the parking lot and ran away. Police said the woman’s finger “was cut open, swollen and bleeding.” They also said she had a laceration inside her lip and discoloration to her neck.

• On June 14, a woman told officers that a man she knew forced her into the bathroom of her former residence in the 1200 block of Coy Dumas and “made her watch him” perform a sex act. She said she pushed past him and told him that his behavior was inappropriate. She said the incident occurred in February when the man, the owner of the residence, arrived to collect the rent. She noted that the suspect had repeatedly made inappropriate comments prior to the incident. Following the incident in February, the woman said she began searching for another place to live and the man drove by as she looked at another rental property. She said he then ordered her out of the Coy Dumas residence, telling her that he would change the locks June 17. The woman said she gathered as many belongings as she could and left but some of her items are still inside the residence.

• A woman reported June 14 that a relative fraudulently used her identity to rent an apartment in Memphis, Tennessee. The woman said the fraud recently prevented her from being hired for a job, noting that the fraud occurred in February 2018.

• A man told police June 14 that someone broke into his vehicle at his residence in the 700 block of West Fifth and stole the vehicle registration papers.

• A woman told police June 13 that someone broke into her vehicle at a residence in the 500 block of Apple and stole a wallet containing $250 cash, a checkbook, a driver’s license and prescription pills.

• On June 13, a man told police that someone broke into his vehicle at his residence in the 600 block of Miller Drive and stole prescription pills.

• A woman told police June 13 that a man issued a terroristic threat at Mac’s Fresh Market, 511 N. West Ave. She said the man was standing in front of the store and issued the threat when she went inside. She said an employee walked her to her vehicle as she exited the business later and the suspect followed them, claiming to be a police officer. The suspect issued another threat once they reached her vehicle, the woman said. The Mac’s employee corroborated the woman’s account of the incident, telling police that the man had been loitering in the store “for quite some time.”

• A woman told police June 13 that someone broke into her vehicle at her residence in the 1000 block of South Smith and stole prescription medication, at least two personal checks, $1 cash, a medical insurance card and a driver’s license.

• A woman reported June 12 a burglary at her residence in the 2000 block of Marilyn and stole a tablet computer, video game system and costume watch.

• Police responded June 12 to a report of a residential burglary in the 300 block of Georgia. A cellphone and a bottle of whiskey were reported missing. Police said they found another bottle of alcohol on the side of the house and the complainant said bottle had been taken from the house.

• A residential burglary was reported June 12 in the 100 block of Oak Valley. The complainants said $140 cash and a pillowcase were stolen.

• A woman told police June 12 that someone fraudulently used her checking account to make a $1,781.51 purchase at Walmart Supercenter, 2730 N. West Ave. The woman said she learned of the fraud after her bank notified her about insufficient funds in her account.

• A woman told police June 11 that a handgun was missing. She said the gun went missing sometime within the last three years and she did not know if it was lost or stolen, noting that she has moved several times.

• On June 11, a woman reported that someone fraudulently used her bank account to make purchases totaling $1,072.

• A burglary was reported June 11 at P.U.S.H. Ministry, 627 School. No items were reported missing. The complainant reported finding several items — several business cards, a gift card, roadside service card and a cellphone case — inside the church.

• An employee of Coca-Cola reported June 11 that someone broke into five soft drink vending machines in several areas of town and stole a total of $429 cash. The complainant said the suspect caused $2,500 worth of damage to the vending machines.

• A woman told police June 10 that her ex-boyfriend was outside her residence in the 800 block of East Sixth. The woman said she turned off all the lights and screamed for him to “leave her alone.” She told officers that he had choked and kicked her days earlier and she kicked him out of her house June 9.

• On June 10, a woman told reported that someone broke into her vehicle at her residence in the 3600 block of Edgewood and stole two packages of soft drinks.

• A woman told police June 9 that her cousin shoved her off her grandmother’s porch in the 800 block of Rock Island. She said she grabbed the suspect’s shirt collar as she was falling and he struck her several times in the head and face. She said several family members intervened and the suspect left the residence, walking north on Rock Island. The woman told them she was pregnant and she complained of pain in her head, face and lower back. Police said there was some swelling on the woman’s face and on her right elbow was a small cut which she sustained upon falling off the porch. The woman was transported by ambulance to MCSA.

• A man told police June 9 that someone broke into his vehicle at his residence in the 600 block of South Bradley and stole $5 change and his wallet, which contained $5 cash, a bank card, rewards card and driver’s license. He identified a potential suspect and he said an employee of a nearby convenience store told him that a man matching the description provided by the complaint had come into the business and attempted “to cash a handful of change” shortly after the break-in occurred. Police said they found the wallet at approximately 1 a.m. the following morning when they responded to a burglar alarm at EZ Wash Laundromat, 514 S. Bradley. Police said the wallet was on the south side of building and the complainant said the $5 cash was the only item missing.

• Police were called June 9 to a residence in the 300 block of Ruth in reference to a vehicle break-in. Reported stolen were a handgun and a wallet containing a debit card, two government-issued credit cards, a military identification card and two Social Security cards.

• Police responded June 9 to a burglar alarm at Atwoods, 2103 Junction City Road. Police said two glass doors were broken and the suspect(s) had turned off the electricity at the business. No items were reported missing.

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