Among reports recently released by the Conway Police Department:
1. Battery - second degree, Casa Mariachi Restaurant, 2225 Prince Street. Officers were called to the restaurant in reference to a fight. When they arrived they observed a man get into his vehicle and attempt to leave the scene. After stopping the suspect, officers determined from witnesses that the suspect was one party involved in the altercation and that he was carrying a wood chisel in his pocket. When officers made contact with the other party involved in the altercation, they found him covered in blood with several lacerations across his forehead. Witnesses at the scene stated that the suspect had pulled a knife on the victim and struck him with it. The suspect stated he never had a knife but struck the victim with his fist. The suspect was arrested and transported to the Faulkner County Detention Center for processing.
2. Criminal mischief - second degree, 1900 block of Penny St. Officers responded to the area after the homeowner called to report that someone had written graffiti on the windows of his vehicle with shoe polish. The victim stated that the writing was vulgar and racist but had washed it off prior to the officers arrival. The victim was advised to call the department if he saw any suspicious activity around his home.
3. Terroristic threatening, 2400 block of Weems St. Officers responded to the residence when a woman called to report that her son had called her at work to ask her to come home and get him and his sister from their home because they were in danger. When officers spoke with the victim, he stated that he had been receiving messages on Facebook from a man that was threatening to kill him because the victim had been talking with the suspect’s girlfriend. The victim told officers that the suspect is the leader of a growing gang in Conway and had told the victim that he thought the victim "would make a good soldier for my army". The victim and his mother were advised to contact the department if there was any suspicious activity near their home.