Several Hot Springs Village Police Department reports included juveniles. Several reports were alcohol related.
Nov. 27

An “instant” crockpot, with food in it, was taken from a parked vehicle on Laguna Way sometime after 10:15 p.m. Nov. 26.

A driver swerved to miss a deer at 12:05 a.m. on Barcelona Road, near Palisandro Drive. The small Chevrolet ran into an embankment. The driver declined medical treatment. Damage: $5,000.

At a resident’s request at 9:01 a.m., an officer looked in a Macotera Place window to see if the stovetop had been left on. All the dials appeared to be pointed up, in the off position.

In a scam attempt, a Villager selling an item received a fake $1,300 cashier’s check. The buyer, who claimed to live in New Mexico, asked the seller to refund the excess money to a person who would pick up the item.

An unknown white man who was allegedly cutting live trees on Lomerio Way reportedly approached a Villager who had taken a picture and said he would smash his camera, and called him a tattletale f****t. The man, who claimed to be a property owner, was driving a dark-gray short-bed pickup truck of unknown make. He was described as very muscular, 6-3, 220 lbs, with short-brown hair.

An officer moved a tree partially blocking the road at Tomino Way and North Barcelona Drive.
While making a welfare check, an officer found a deceased Villager. The Saline County coroner ruled the victim died of a stroke.

A complainant told police a vehicle was driving down Coronado Golf Course Hole 10 at 7:38 p.m. No vehicle or damage was found.

A dog that reportedly had been barking 1½ hours on Dulzura Lane apparently slipped outside when the owner was leaving. It quit barking when let back in the residence.

Nov. 28

An Arias Way resident told police at 1:06 p.m. her husband arrived home and beat her during an argument. The victim, who had been drinking, had injuries to her face and left wrist. She wanted to pursue domestic battery charges. Her husband left before police arrived.

A westbound 1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo ran off into a deep ravine beside DeSoto Boulevard near Nacozari Lane prior to 2:58 p.m. The driver, Lauren Raburn, 56, was not injured, and admitted drinking earlier. LifeNet ambulance took the passenger, Barbara Bixler, 81, to National Park Medical Center. Arkansas State Police took over the investigation at the hospital. Bixler died from injuries. The ASP report said it was raining at the time of the wreck.

A 21-year-old Texas woman was cited for leaving the scene of an accident and no proof of liability insurance after her car ran off Barcelona Road, near Palisandro Drive. She said she swerved to miss a deer and ran off the road. An officer found the car at 5:17 p.m. The owner called at 8:57 p.m. to ask about the car.

Nov. 29

After a report of several gunshots in the Madrid Court area at 11:24 a.m., an officer heard nail guns in use in the direction of DeSoto Marina.

Police investigated a report involving a juvenile.

A Villager who ran out of gas in front of the Calella Road fire station was told she could not drive because she did not have a valid license.

An officer told a man with a chainsaw near DeSoto Boulevard and Cortez Road at 4:31 p.m. he needed a permit to cut trees on the ground.

Police investigated a report involving a juvenile.

Nov. 30

After a domestic disturbance at 10:50 a.m., Whitney Finnigan-Cousins, 28, Majorca Drive, was arrested for third-degree domestic battery. Her boyfriend earlier had left after a 2:06 a.m. disturbance call, but he later returned, saying he could not find a place to stay and had to be at work in a few hours. While being transferred to Garland County jail, she made a spontaneous statement that she only approached her boyfriend because he had turned off data to her phone. The victim had scratches on his face and neck.

Police investigated a report involving a juvenile.

Police investigated another report involving a juvenile.

An officer delivered a death notification from Moab, Utah, Sheriff’s Department to an Arjona Way home.

After 2 911 hangup calls from an Alginet Lane home around 4:30 p.m., the resident said her ex-husband was no longer welcome there because he said he was going to hit her. He received a ride to the West Gate, and said he would walk to Walmart to call his California home. At 6:20 p.m. he was lying face down at a nearby shopping center, and received a courtesy ride to Walmart.

Police investigated a report involving a juvenile.

A Village neighbor told police an urban deer hunt participant placed a deer stand on his property 40 yards past the complainant’s property line, outside the Village, and accessed the stand from the Village. Police made a report, but told the complainant any further action must come from the Garland County Sheriff’s Department.

A Village officer assisted a Garland County Sheriff’s Department deputy at 9:30 p.m. after a traffic stop in the 4400 block of Highway 7. The deputy found both a license plate and a gun that had been reported stolen.

Dec. 1

An officer moved a tree blocking Risco Way.

A cream-colored SUV reportedly was driven erratically on Balearic Road near DeSoto Boulevard at 10:24 a.m.

A Villager cancelled his credit card after a caller said on Nov. 25 he needed $350 to get out of jail. Believing the caller to be a friend of his, the Villager gave his credit card information and Social Security number to another man.

Police investigated a report involving a juvenile.

Police went to a domestic disturbance on Resplandor Loop at 8:44 p.m.

Police investigated a report involving a juvenile.

Police investigated another report involving a juvenile.

Dec. 2

An officer told an Ellison Road resident around 9:27 a.m. to keep his dogs from running onto Village property, and explained the law to him.

A westbound green truck reportedly was exceeding 50 mph on West Villena Road at 3:15 p.m.

After a report of 3 loose dogs, an officer spoke to a Herencia Circle dog owner.

A small injured deer was reportedly in DeSoto Boulevard near Minorca Road at 5:18 p.m., but it was not located.

Police investigated a report involving a juvenile.

In a fraud, a Villager bought a total of $2,300 in gift cards after being told she was being charged with Social Security fraud. The caller claimed to be “Leroy Jones from the Attorney General’s Office.”

Dec. 3

A severely injured owl found in the middle of Balearic Road, near Zarpa Way, died at the scene around 7:30 a.m. It appeared to have been hit by a vehicle.

A motorist was cited for improper turning after a vehicle turning off Toledo Drive onto DeSoto Park Lane hit a vehicle at 4:23 p.m. The driver said she did not see the other vehicle. Damage: $2,000 and $2,500.

A Villager repeatedly has received fraudulent emails saying his Apple account was compromised and he needed to pay $299 to fix his Mac computer. He knew it was a scam and did not pay.

An El Espinar resident reported hearing 2 nearby gunshots at 5:13 p.m.

Police went to an Alginet Lane domestic disturbance at 9:53 p.m. A husband told police he had refused to drive his wife to a liquor store because he has no driver’s license. The report said she appeared to be intoxicated.

An officer assisted another law enforcement agency on Pyrenees Way. The report did not list the agency or why help was needed.

Dec. 4

Police went to a domestic dispute on Banolas Lane at 2:33 a.m.

Police investigated a report involving a juvenile.

A motorist told police he was backing from a parking space when his accelerator stuck, causing him to hit the area of the Ponce de Leon Center where the Village Card Club members were inside playing around 8:54 p.m. About 2/3rds of the vehicle entered the building. Two men in the building had minor injuries. Damage: Vehicle, $1,500; building, $20,000.

A man sleeping on the side of San Fernando Road with a bottle of alcohol in his hands was arrested for public intoxication, after a patrolling officer found him at 9:31 p.m. Jason Browne, who had been drinking vodka, was taken to Garland County jail.