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Police Report 4-25-12


April 16

■ A commercial box truck struck an awning in the drive-through lane at McDonald’s, 8012 Sheridan Road, according to a report filed by Patrolman Brent E. Bridges.

The officer quoted Jerry Lee Ballard of Morristown, Tenn., driver of the truck, as saying the side of the cargo box struck the awning as he turned at the back of the fast food restaurant.

■ A car and an SUV collided on the parking lot of a convenience store, Patrolman Tommy Kelly quoted the drivers of the two vehicles as saying.

Michelle King of 122 W. Little Lane, White Hall, told the officer she was backing her Ford Expedition on the parking lot of Big Jim’s, 8006 Dollarway Road, and backed into a parked 2005 Ford Taurus driven by Kathleen Chance of 708 Hulse Road, White Hall.

■ A motorcyclist was injured when he lost control of his 2007 Kawasaki motorcycle after washing the two-wheel vehicle at the Splash Car Wash, 7005 Sheridan Road, Patrolman Robert Rogers said.

Rogers quoted Corey D. Roberts, 22, of 611 S. First, Thornton, operator of the motorcycle, as saying his rear tire was still wet from the washing and he lost control of the westbound cycle and it overturned.

Roberts was taken by ambulance to Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff for treatment of multiple injuries, the investigating officer wrote in his report.

April 17

Shelley Peyton of 1907 Ginnett Road, White Hall, was quoted by Patrolman Brent E. Bridges that she had been notified that morning by Pine Bluff National Bank that her bank debit card had been used to make a number of purchases in Indianapolis, Ind.

Peyton told the officer she has possession of the debit card and did not know how someone obtained information from the card, adding the charges began appearing on her account after she used the card to make a purchase at a North Little Rock truck stop.

April 18

■ Damage to two vehicles that collided on Dollarway Road at its intersection with Michelle Street was estimated at $10,000, Sgt. Sandy Castleberry said.

Jennifer Gail Menard of 4101 Harvest Drive, White Hall, was quoted as telling Castleberry she was northbound on Dollarway in a 2005 Escalade when a 2005 Toyota Corolla driven by Lori Ann Clingan of 1601 Arkansas 365, Redfield, drove from the driveway of Cranford’s Fresh World market, 8503 Dollarway, into the path of the larger vehicle.

■ Kim Delane Lewis of 1317 Homestead Drive, White Hall, told Sgt. Sandy Castleberry, her wallet was lost between the time she made a purchase at Cranford’s Fresh World, 8503 Dollarway, and stopped to purchase pizza.

She said the wallet contained her driver’s license, five credit and debit cards, and $200 in currency.

April 20

A pickup truck and SUV collided in the drive-through line at McDonald’s, 8012 Sheridan Road, according to Patrolman John Zuber.

Donna J. Stewart of 714 E. Holland, driver of a 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe, was quoted as saying she was in line getting her food order when a 2009 Honda Ridgeline struck the rear of the small SUV.

Zuber quoted the driver of the pickup, Garrett M. Boren of 424 Spring Branch Drive, Monticello, as saying the vehicle accelerated out of control and would not stop before striking the Santa Fe.

April 21

■ Virginia J. Holley of 3005 Pine Creek Lane, Pine Bluff, told Patrolman Brent E. Bridges she was in the drive-through lane at McDonald’s, 8012 Sheridan Road, when her 2012 Honda CRV was struck from behind by a 1998 Ford Expedition driven by Patricia A. Bryant of 309 Edwards St., White Hall.

Bridges said there was no visible sign of damage to either vehicle.

• Patrolman Stephen Moreau’s reported indicated he witnessed a two-vehicle collision on the parking lot of the Shell convenience store at 8003 Sheridan Road.

The officer said a 1999 Mercury driven by Quentin D. Thompson of 806-A Shepherd Drive, White Hall, was backing out of a parking space and struck a parked 2005 Hyundai Elantra owned by Paul Merchant of 2701 W. 25th Ave., Pine Bluff.

Fire log

April 12

Firemen were dispatched to Popeye’s Chicken and Biscuits, 8101 Sheridan Road, when employees reported smoke in the restaurant. A kitchen exhaust fan malfunctioned, firemen said, triggering the smoke alarm. There was no fire.

April 15

Tiffany Herring, occupant of an apartment at 1111-A Oak Hill Drive, reported observing a haze upon entering the structure. After checking the apartment she called 9-1-1.

Firemen said they were unable to find any source for smoke in the apartment.