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Woman beats door hard enough to damage, frightens man

Woman beats door hard enough to damage, frightens man

From the Log Cabin Demoncrat:

A man was staying with his cousin when someone began banging on the door. He didn't answer the door because he was "scared of what they might do”. It was believed to be a woman who was banging on the door because of a phonecall he received from her moments before. The door received several dents from how hard she was hitting it.

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Can you identify this man?

Can you identify this man?

Conway Police need help identifying this man who is a suspect in a credit card fraud case.  The incident took place December 28, 2011.  A young woman reports going to Taco Bell and using a credit card.  She later discovered that when the clerk at the window handed her the receipt, the card underneath was not the credit card, instead it was an unactivated Taco Bell gift card. 

The woman's father noticed some questionable charges to the card the next day and reported it.  After some investigating, Conway Police learned the card was used to purchase an X-box.  The clerk at the store provided police a surveillance picture of the man who purchased the gaming system. 

Now Conway Police need your help identifying him.  If you know who this person is or have any information about this case, please call Conway Police at 501-450-6120.    

Man faces assault, terrorism charges

Man faces assault, terrorism charges

CONWAY, Ark. (KTHV) -- A Conway man faces charges of aggravated assault after allegedly shooting up a truck with two people inside.

Police say Israel Quinones, 20, spotted his girlfriend and another man riding in the vehicle near the corner of Washington and Donaghey. He supposedly fired several shots into the truck.

He was later apprehended by Faulkner County deputies and Conway police on Highway 25.

No one one hurt in the incident. Quinones is also charged with committing terroristic acts.

(Source: Conway Police Dept.)

Women involved in fight surrender to police

Women involved in fight surrender to police

CONWAY, Ark. -- Three women, Miranda Gaines, Pharren Mason, and Alexandra Malone, turned themselves in to Conway Police on a warrant for third degree battery stemming from a fight that occurred at a party hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity at the Expo Center at the Conway Fairgrounds on December 1.

They all were arrested and released on their own recognizance.  They are expect to appear in court January 3 at 1:30 pm for a hearing.

While the charge is a misdemeanor, an enhancement is attached to it because they are accused of committing a violent crime while in concert with two or more others. According to police, this also means if found guilty they could be sentenced to the penalty associated with a class “D” felony, which is up to 6 years in prison.     

What to do if your home is burglarized

What to do if your home is burglarized

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KTHV) -- You may think of residential burglary as some that happens to "someone else" -- until it happens to you.

It can happen whether you're at home or away. Hopefully it won't happen to you, but if it does, do you know what to do? The Garland County Sheriff's Department has the following advice in the event your home becomes a statistic.

  • Call police if you see anything suspicious.
  • Leave immediately if you see your home has been burglarized (the burglar may still be there).
  • Do not touch anything until police have secured your home.
  • If you wake up and find a burglar in your room, pretend to be asleep until it is safe.
  • If you see any strange or suspicious activity, call the appropriate agency immediately!
  • Do not hesitate to call.

Death penalty no longer on table for Conte

Death penalty no longer on table for Conte

By Candie Beck

CONWAY, Ark. -- The death penalty is off the table for a man accused of the 2002 murders of Carter Elliott, 48, and Timothy Robertson, 25. 

At a pre-trial hearing held Thursday, an attorney for Richard Conte, 61, was informed by representatives for the prosecuting attorney’s office that they would not be seeking the death penalty based on the facts in the case.

 Read more at thecabin.net

Burglary prevention tips

Burglary prevention tips

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KTHV) -- Lots of people travel this time of year, leaving their homes vulnerable to thieves. How can you keep from becoming a victim?

According to the Garland County Sheriff's Department, the key is to make your home look occupied even if no one is home. They offer the following tips to discourage would-be robbers from making off with your valuables.

  • Leave lights on when you go out. If you are going to be away for a length of time, connect some lamps to automatic timers to turn them on in the evening and off during the day. When leaving on trips, leave a light on in the bathroom. In the bedroom, attach a lamp and radio to a 24-hour electric timer set to go on at dusk and off at your bedtime.
  • Leave a radio on an all-talk show station and a little louder than normal. The conversation might lead an offender to believe the home is occupied.
  • Close bedroom drapes or blinds.