Constables on Patrol


February 26

9:56 a.m. – Central dispatch reported a 911 caller at a business on US 62 sounded out of breath and possibly in distress. Constable who responded found the individual was okay and did not need medical help.

1:34 p.m. – A parked vehicle blocked the driveway to the cemetery. Constable learned a tow truck was on the way.

February 27

3:05 a.m. – Resident just north of downtown reported an intruder was inside the home, but the intruder was gone when the constable arrived. The resident said the intruder had entered through an unlocked downstairs door and was inside for about ten minutes. Constable checked the property and kept watch in the vicinity for someone matching the description.

5:11 a.m. – Commercial burglary alarm rang out at a business downtown. Constable discovered the owner had tripped it while moving in.

7:47 a.m. – Central dispatch asked for a constable to assist with an unattended death.

9:20 a.m. – Central dispatch alerted ESPD to a 911 call with the sound of kids yelling in the background. Constables went to the location and discovered there was a high school P.E. class nearby and everything was okay.

1:33 p.m. – Constable took a report of a theft at a tourist lodging.

5:08 p.m. – Business in the eastern part of town reported items found on the premises.

February 28

1:53 p.m. – Constables responded to a domestic incident at a restaurant on US 62. The victim was transported to ESH and the other participant was later arrested by Fayetteville PD.

5:50 p.m. – EMS requested constable assistance at a hotel.

March 1

1:29 a.m. – Constable went to a bar on US 62 where a person had possibly broken a leg in a fall. Constable found the situation had been taken care of.

11:06 a.m. – Concerned observer reported that a dog tied on a porch for several days had become tangled up. Animal Control discovered, however, the animal was not in distress and had water. Everything was okay.

10:54 p.m. – A large limb had fallen onto Hwy. 23 North blocking the road. Constable moved it out of the way.

March 2

12:12 a.m. – Constables searched for but did not find an individual hanging around a hotel who was confirmed to be neither an employee nor a guest. Staff later discovered the laundry had been broken into, and all constables were given a description of the person.

11:50 a.m. – A fax from the State Police requested a welfare check on a juvenile, and constables complied.

12:15 p.m. – Passing vehicle spun a rock into the windshield of another vehicle, and the driver with the broken windshield flagged down a constable to file a report.

3:08 p.m. – Merchant downtown reported suspicious activity but the constables found nothing to report.

9:16 p.m. – Traffic stop resulted in the arrest of the driver for DWI, driving left of center and driving on a suspended license.

March 3

12:42 a.m. – Concerned guest at a motel reported hearing rapid gunfire at the other end of the building. Constable checked the entire area and found nothing related to possible gunfire.

5:36 p.m. – Constable went to the station to put a dog in the kennel until the owner could be notified.

8:15 p.m. – Resident in the north part of town accidentally made a 911 hang-up call.

10:15 p.m. – Passerby noticed a male and female lying on a driveway near a tourist lodging. Constables helped them to their room.

March 4

1:07 a.m. – Constables watched for a possibly intoxicated driver in the north part of town but did not encounter the vehicle.

12:55 p.m. – Observer thought two persons going into a vacant building near downtown seemed suspicious. Constable discovered it was the owner showing his property for sale.

11:33 p.m. – Alarm rang out at a business, and the responding constable found no reason why.

March 5

12:26 a.m. – Constable filed a report on items taken from the room of a hotel guest.