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Police reports 9-3-13


On Aug. 23 at 4:50 p.m., a gas drive-off was reported at Sandy Acres at 9225 Highway 270. A cashier reported that a person in a white four door vehicle had pumped $36 worth of gasoline then left without paying.

On Aug. 23 at 5:19 p.m., a two-vehicle accident was reported on Jefferson Parkway at its intersection with Arkansas Highway 365 Dollarway Road. Trevor Green, 19, of Pine Bluff said he was south on Dollarway Road and made a right hand turn onto Jefferson Parkway. The traffic light was red and Green said he did not notice the other vehicle until it was too late and struck the driver’s side of the other vehicle, a Mack truck belonging to Tyson Foods.

Damage to the 1997 Nissan driven by Green was estimated at $5,000.

The driver of the other vehicle, James O. Honorable Jr., 41 of Pine Bluff said he was traveling north on Jefferson Parkway and proceeded through the intersection with a green light. He said he saw the other vehicle pull into the intersection and applied his brakes but could not avoid the other vehicle and was struck on the driver’s side.

Damage to the truck driven by Honorable was estimated at $1,500.

Green was issued a citation for failure to yield right of way with an accident.

On Aug. 26 at 3;12 p.m., Fire Chief Sandy Castleberry was dispatched to 206 Stone St., in response to a fire alarm. The homeowner had been cooking bacon in the microwave and set off the alarm. There was no damage done and no action taken.

On Aug. 26 at 11 p.m., Chief Castleberry responded to 215 Beatrice Lane to check a report that the CO2 alarm bad been activated. He found a defective water heater and advised the homeowner to turn it off and get it repaired. The home was then vented.

On Aug. 26 at 8:55 p.m. Sgt. Sandy Castleberry made a traffic stop in front of 712 Gandy Ave., and asked for assistance from Officer Chris Drye after finding numerous pills, a set of digital scales and a large amount of money while searching a suspect later identified as Jonathan Corbitt and his vehicle.

Drye later identified the pills as controlled substances, and the case was turned over to the Tri-County Drug Task Force.

On Aug. 27 at 2 a.m., Officer Robert Rogers conducted a traffic stop at Highway 270 and Edwards Street and while speaking with the driver, noticed a female passenger appear to be concealing something. Rogers reported seeing an open box of beer bottles and a shotgun between the passenger’s leg and the passenger’s side front door.

Rogers said in a report he opened the passenger door and a partially consumed bottle of beer and and an empty bottle of beer that had been concealed between the passenger front seat and the door. The passenger, Miranda Michelle Goldman, 21, was arrested for drinking on the highway.

On Aug .27 at 7:21 p.m., a fire alarm was activated at White Hall High School at 700 Bulldog Drive. Several firefighters checked the building and were unable to locate anything, and the alarm was reset and checked out okay.

On Aug. 27 at 9:46 p.m., a C)2 alarm was reported at 809 Nancy St. Chief Castleberry reported finding a loose vent on the water heater, and the homeowner was then advised. The house was then vented.

on Aug. 28at 10:03 p.m., Sgt. Castleberry stopped a vehicle in front of 7210 Dollarway Road after observing that the vehicle was not displaying a license plate and had what appeared to be paint on the rear tail and stop lights.

The driver, Maximino Dominguez-Ganoa showed Castleberry a Mexican identification card, proof of insurance and the license and said he had just purchased the vehicle and had not put the tags on it. He said he did not have a driver’s license and was arrested for that charge as well as for having defective tail lights.

On Aug. 29 at 8:25 a.m., Sgt. John Zuber was notified that a Pine Bluff Police Officer was out with Victoria Webb, who had an outstanding warrant from White Hall District Court for failure to appear with a bond of $585. The warrant was faxed to the adult detention center.

On Aug. 29 at 12:25 p.m., Officer Brian Hornsby was at the intersection of Dollarway Road and Michelle Street when he saw a green colored Pontiac Grand Am with a paper tag on it turn north on Dollarway Road. Hornsby stopped the vehicle after seeing that the license tag had expired July 19. The driver of the vehicle Chadrick L. Ford, 21, was arrested for driving on a suspended driver’s license, no proof of liability insurance and failure to register.

On Aug. 30 at 6:15 p.m., a two-vehicle accident was reported on Regal Oaks, east of Twelve Oaks Drive and South Regal Oaks.

a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu that had been parked on the north side of Regal Oaks Drive and was unoccupied had damage to the front fender. The vehicle was registered to Mary Howard or Tamika Benson of Bartlett, Tenn.

The driver of the other vehicle, Adam Reed Morris, 52, of Stuttgart said he was backing out of the driveway at 319 Regal Oaks and didn’t see the other vehicle where it was parked. He said he backed down a slight grade and backed into the left front fender of the other vehicle with the right rear bumper of his vehicle.

Damage to the 2005 Malibu was estimated at $1,000. There was no damage listed for Morris’ vehicle, a 1996 Chevrolet Suburban.

On Aug. 31 at 11:26 p.m., a fire alarm was reported at Super 8 Motel at 1 Hospitality Lane. Firefighter found that a pull box had been activated and were able to reset it and the alarm. No further action was taken.

On Sept. 1 at 3:51 a.m., Officer Robert Rogers was patrolling on Dollarway Road when he saw a vehicle fail to dim its headlights, then saw it turn into the parking lot of Big Jim’s at 8006 Dollarway Road.

The driver of the vehicle, Genesis Smith, 23, was arrested for having a suspended driver’s license and for active warrants from Pine Bluff and Jefferson County. A piece of paper containing suspected marijuana was found in Smith’s pocket.

On Sept. 1 at 7:53 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to Dollarway Road and West Holland Street in response to a report that a vehicle had caught on fire. Firefighter found that the vehicle had overheated and there was no fire.