Hot Springs Village police department worked a wreck, served warrants, made routine public assists and welfare checks and worked a wide variety of other reported incidents.

Oct. 21
Two bathrooms at the Magellan Golf Course were vandalized. Several individuals vandalized a bathroom and several areas on holes 11 and 13. The paper towel dispensers in both bathrooms had been broken open and the paper towels removed. Toilet paper dispensers were also busted open and empty. There were pieces of broken beer bottles in both bathrooms. Trash cans were thrown into the pond on the 13th hole. One trash can had been set on fire. On the 11th hole, toilet paper and paper towels had been strung out in several locations with toilet paper in the back yard of two houses. The vandals used toilet paper to make an obscene image on one tee box. Damage to the bathrooms was estimated to be around $150.
A man told officers he had received a phone call from someone claiming to be "Lt. Blackard" of the Fort Smith based U.S. Marshal Service advising him that he had a warrant out for his arrest for missing jury duty. The caller wanted the man to pay for the warrant. The HSV officer told the man that is was a scam that occurred often to Village residents and to not answer the phone if that number (479-755-4887) calls again.
Officers performed a welfare check at Good Samaritan Society. A person was found deceased in her bathroom. The Saline County Coroner was notified.
A report of a male with a knife came from 45 Victoria Lane. Officers encountered several people in the front yard of the residence. The man with the knife also held a plate of food. Both parties agreed there was no physical contact between the two. The argument was over the male continuing to bring homeless people into her residence. It was discovered that two of the people in the yard had outstanding warrants. The two residents continued to argue till the male threw a cell phone at the female, narrowly missing her head. The male received a citation for disorderly conduct.

Oct. 22
A glass door was shattered during a burglary at the Isabella Pro Shop building. A subject entered the building by breaking through one of the glass doors on the south side of the building, entering into a hallway between JK’s Grill and the Pro Shop. A blunt object was used to break the door handles off a door across the hall. The door leads into a small room that had JK’s Grill supplies. It was also learned that money from the Grill was kept in this room. Officers were shown a small metal filing cabinet behind the refrigerator where the deposits were normally stored had been broken into. Damage to the building was estimated to be around $1,000.
Officers performed a welfare check at Good Samaritan Society. The officers were told the subject of the welfare check had been transported by LifeNet to CHI St. Vincent.
Officers removed a tree that had fallen across the road at Alava Way and Cuenca Circle.
A doberman pinscher was reported to be running loose on West Villena Lane. The dog was located. The owner said the dog had an invisible fence collar on, but that the batteries must have died. A verbal warning was given.
A resident reported a disturbance in her backyard. The resident told officers that a male golfer wearing a red hat, blue shirt and khaki shorts was on her property. The homeowner yelled at the golfer to get off her property. She said the golfer called her names and said he would cut her. She went on to say that he and another golfer dressed in a black shirt drove away on separate golf carts. The two golfers were contacted by officers. They said a ball had been hit near the homeowner’s property, but was not outside the golf course boundry lines. The golfer confirmed a conversation had taken place, but that no threats of any kind were made toward the homeowner.

Oct. 23
Power lines were knocked down onto DeSoto Boulevard in the area of Monovar Way. Hot Springs Village Fire Department said a vehicle had been found in the woods on the north side of DeSoto Boulevard. Officers assisted the HSV FD with removing the driver from the vehicle and into the care of LifeNet staff. The driver was transported to CHI St. Vincent Hospital in Hot Springs for unknown injuries.
A man was observed at his residence, by a patrolling police officer, who had an active warrant out for his arrest. The subject was placed in handcuffs and taken into custody and transported to the Garland County Detention Center.
A man reported his gray Land Rover had been stolen from his parents’ driveway at 38 Mariposa Way. The man said he had a set of Adams Golf Clubs in the vehicle worth around $1,200 and his checkbook.
Entergy Arkansas requested an officer for traffic control while it replaced a pole in the area of DeSoto Boulevard and Monovar Way.
A man reported his work van and his wife’s car had been broken into. The man told police both vehicles had been gone through. He found his work van doors open and his wife’s car was entered and all inside compartments were open. He said he had not found anything missing as the time of the report.
Vandals broke into the POA Sewer Treatment plant. Workers found cinder blocks and large retainer wall stones thrown into the bottom of an empty plant holding tank. The damage was not known. Subjects likely gained entrance from a back side chain link fence, which was cut.
Officers were dispatched to 51 Alicante Way to perform a welfare check. The officers entered the residence and found the occupant on the laundry room floor, deceased. LifeNet and Garland County Coroner were contacted.
A man reported a break in at 25 Arias Way. Security cameras show a car pulling up to the front of the residence and an individual getting out and running up and getting into the victim's truck. The individual took his Apple iPod and an unloaded .25 caliber handgun.
Officers were dispatched to 12 Galicia Way where a man reported items missing from his Jeep Laredo including sunglasses and a Garmin GPS unit.

Oct. 24
While performing an area check at Cortez Beach a gray SUV was seen the parking lot. The officer ran the license plate through dispatch and the vehicle had been reported stolen earlier that day. The SUV was transported for safe keeping until CID could inspect it the following morning.
Officers performed a welfare check at 40 Fonsagrada Circle. The resident was found sleeping in her recliner. She spoke clearly with officers and said she had fallen asleep before calling her sister.
A tree fell on a sun room and back deck area at 22 Acceso Circle. Upon arrival officers made contact with LifeNet who said everyone was OK.
A neighbor dispute prompted officers to go to a residence on Gancho Circle. One neighbor believed the other neighbor was shouting profanity at her and her guest from inside his garage. The man told officers he often used profanity while working in his garage and that it was not directed at his neighbor. Both neighbors were advised to avoid any further issues.
A man was seen urinating in the parking lot of Isabella Club House. Officers went to the individual’s residence and told him that what he did was unacceptable and if he did it again charges would follow. The man said he did not realize he had been seen.

Oct. 25
Officers were dispatched to investigate a suspicious circumstance. The homeowner showed officers a video of a vehicle parked in her driveway. She said she had not observed anything to have been taken or tampered with. No license plate number or positive vehicle identifiers were observed.
While performing an area check an HSV officer saw a set of main entry doors to the Granda Pro Shop to be unlocked. After clearing the building the reporting party arrived and secured the doors.
Investigating a suspicious circumstance led officers to question a man fishing on private property. He told officers he did not know he was on private property and he relocated to the Lake Maria boat ramp to fish.

Oct. 26
Hot Springs Village police officers were dispatched to 69 Ronquillo Way to assist the Hot Springs Village Fire Department with a structure fire. Upon arrival the home of Morgan Couch was engulfed in flames. Couch was able to get his family safely out of the home.