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City Arrests

• Marcus D. Dillon, 33, of the 600 block of Miller Drive, was arrested May 24 for third-degree domestic battery, enhanced penalty for offense committed in the presence of a child and endangering the welfare of a minor, third-degree. Dillon’s girlfriend told officers that Dillion struck her in the face and in the back of the head while she was holding their infant daughter. She said the incident began when Dillon directed “hurtful” comments toward her older daughter, a teenager who was also present. She said Dillon began cursing at the older girl and attempted to strike her as he held the baby. The woman said she took the baby from Dillon and he attacked her. Police said the right side of the woman’s face was bruised and swollen. The woman said she fled the Miller Drive residence and called police. Officers later took Dillon into custody.

• Akeem Gibson, 23, of the 1100 block of North Magnolia Drive, was cited May 25 for dangerous and vicious dog, dog at large and no proof of rabies after his dog allegedly killed a neighbor’s dog. The complainant told officers that he called out to his dog, who was tied to a dog run in the backyard, but the dog did not respond. He said he went outside to check on the dog and saw that the dog was dead, noting it was on the patio, still tied to the run. He said he then saw Gibson’s dog sitting on Gibson’s porch and he spoke to Gibson about the matter. Gibson told police that his dog, a male pit bully, had previously attacked another animal and had “shown several signs of aggression, but none towards people.”

City Reports

• A man told police May 24 that someone broke into his residence in the 500 block of South Madison and stole a watch, audio speaker, power drill, hammer drill, angle grinder, portable battery charger, tactical knife, dolly and flashlight.

• A man told police May 24 that someone entered his vehicle in the 1300 block of West First. No items were missing but several items had been disturbed, the man said.

• Police responded May 24 to a report of a battery. A woman told officers that a man she knew attacked her and her adult son during an argument at her residence in the 400 block of Pelham. She said the suspect’s girlfriend also attacked her. The woman said the female suspect began striking her and as she walked across the street to use a phone to call 911, the female suspect followed her, grabbed her by the hair, pulled her to the ground and dragged her back across the street. She said the male suspect then straddled her and struck her in the face with his fists. The woman said her son intervened and the male suspect began striking her son. She said he retrieved a baseball bat and struck her son on the left side of his neck with the bat. The suspects drove away when a witness yelled that he was calling police, the woman said. Police said the woman’s left, upper jaw was “reddish” and swollen and there were “a few scrapes” on her back. They said her son’s neck swollen and bruised and he had scrapes on his back and shoulders.

• A woman told police May 24 that a man she knew issued a terroristic threat against her and her dog at her residence in the 500 block of West Fifth. The woman’s boyfriend told officers that he went outside to confront the suspect and a heated argument ensued. He said the suspect then left the residence.

• On May 24, the owner of Hillsboro Automotive Repair and Detail Service, 1337 Robert E. Lee, reported that someone ripped the credit card reader from a vending machine. Police responded to a similar incident May 21 at Sims Wrecker Service, 1513 Junction City Road. In both incidents, police said there was blood on the vending machines in the area where the card readers had been.

• Employees of First Financial Bank told police May 24 that a man attempted to open an account by using a fake identification card. Using a Spanish-to-English translator, police spoke with the suspect, who said he had purchased the ID card from “a tall, skinny black male on the streets” and he had had the card for several months.

• A woman reported May 23 the theft of her purse at her workplace, Medical Center of South Arkansas, 700 W. Grove. The woman said she had left the purse underneath her desk, noting that it contained $30 cash, six credit cards, three debit cards, a driver’s license and Social Security card.

• On May 23, a woman told police that someone fraudulently used her identity to collect unemployment benefits from two companies in Dallas.

• A woman told officers May 22 that someone broke into her vehicle at her residence in the 500 block of Apple and stole a total of $100 in cash and change.

• Police responded May 22 to a report of a burglary at a residence in the 1100 block of West Cedar. An air compressor, chainsaw and leaf blower were reported missing.

• The owner of Richard Restoration, LLC, 1134 E. Main, told police May 22 that someone broke into the business and stole several tools.

• On May 22, a woman reported that someone parked a motorcycle in the carport at her residence in the 1000 block of W. Seventh. Police said they spoke with the person who was listed as the owner of the motorcycle and he said he had sold the motorcycle several years ago. Police noted that the motorcycle had not been reported stolen.

• A man told police May 20 that his girlfriend threatened him with a gun at her residence in the 1300 block of West First.

• A man reported May 20 that someone broke into his vehicle at his residence in the 600 block of West Cedar and stole his wallet, which contained two debit cards, driver’s license, Social Security card and work-related medical records.

• A man told police May 20 that someone stole his motorcycle from his residence in the 700 block of East Sixth. Police said the motorcycle was later recovered at the intersection of Main and Mosby. The complainant said a saddlebag and an all-weather cover were missing and a foot peddle was damaged.

• On May 19, police received a report that a man attempted to use a counterfeit $20 bill to make a purchase at Betty’s Old Fashion, 1334 E. Hillsboro. An employee said the man ran away when she told him the bill was fake.

• A man reported May 19 the theft of his cellphone from his residence in the 400 block of West Second.

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