Among reports recently released by the Conway Police Department:
1. One Conway officer was attacked as officers attempted to disband a group of individuals in the Willow and Gum Street area. Several people left the scene as officers arrived, however, several stayed behind near a silver Chevrolet Impala. When officers approached one of these individuals, the individual allegedly refused to respond to the officers, according to police reports. When officers attempted to arrest this individual, he began screaming to a crowd that had gathered, causing the crowd to become aggressive, according to reports. Additional officers were called in. At this point, another individual struck Officer Bobby Harvill in the face. The juvenile offender was arrested for and accused of second degree assault, second degree terroristic threatening and curfew violations. Eric L. Cage II, 18, 201 Willow St. No. A2 in Conway was arrested and accused of disorderly conduct/fighting.
2. Officers responded to the 1800 block of Stanley Russ Road to trespassers at a vacant home that was in foreclosure. The home had been vandalized.
3. A juvenile reported that three males attacked him while he walking on South German Lane. He was found to have swollen lips and a bleeding face. He could not remember the car, the men who attacked him or where the attack took place.
4. Residential burglary at 100 block of Oaklawn Drive. A woman and her friend arrived at their home late Monday night to find the front door open. They entered the house and walked into the kitchen, at which point they heard a loud noise apparently made by a burglar running out the front door. Nothing seemed to be missing or disturbed.
5. Residential burglary at 2200 block of Stout Street. A man reported that at some point between 8 p.m. on Aug. 5 and 1:45 p.m. on Aug. 6 someone entered his home through unknown means and stole two 15-inch Punch subwoofers, four 24-inch chrome wheels with Pirelli low-profile tires and an AK-47 assault rifle.
6. Breaking or entering at 4500 block of Sawgrass Cove. A man reported that at some point late Sunday night or early Monday morning someone entered two unlocked vehicles parked outside his home and stole two Nintendo DS handheld video game consoles, a Sony CyberShot digital camera, a Valentine One radar detector, a flashlight, a credit card and $100 cash, leaving a pocket knife behind in the process. Police have reason to believe two suspects, both young white males, were involved.
7. Fraudulent use of a credit card at 600 block of Chestnut Street. A woman reported that her credit card had been stolen and that it had been used to make small purchases at numerous local convenience stores and other businesses. Police arrested 23-year-old Esmerelda Angelica Jimenez of 83 Foothill Drive, Conway, according to the incident report, after she used the card to check into a local motel.
8. Criminal mischief at 1400 block of Gardenia. An officer patrolling the area early Tuesday morning noticed a red Honda Accord coupé that had been covered with a white powdery substance, yard clippings, a dirty filter as used in home air conditioning systems, tomatoes, and feminine hygiene pads and “wrapped in twine.” The homeowner was notified of the vandalism.
(Those with information pertaining to these reports or any unsolved crime are urged to contact the Conway Police Department at 450-6120. Staff writer Joe Lamb can be reached at 505-1238.)