From Conway Police Department reports
Authorities respond to domestic dispute
A woman was reportedly attacked by her soon-to-be ex-husband Thursday after the two got in a heated argument over their tax return.
According to an incident report, authorities were called out around noon to a residence on Applewood Drive after a 40-year-old woman reported her soon-to-be-ex-husband had attacked her before fleeing the residence.
In her statement, the woman told police she and her husband "had gotten into a verbal argument that turned physical over their tax return."
Police noticed visible bruises on the woman when they arrived on scene. However, the woman said the marks on her arms "were old and from the last time that they got physical."
According to the woman's statement, her husband "grabbed her by the arms and threw her down, trying to take her car keys from her" as they began arguing over their tax refund. In her statement, she also told police her soon-to-be-ex-husband fled the residence as she called authorities to the home, located in the 1000 block of Apllewood Drive.
Authorities soon located the 50-year-old suspect on the side of the road.
"[G]iven his lack of injury and conflicting statement, [authorities] did not arrest [the suspect] at that time," the incident report reads in part.
Man reportedly harasses hotel staff
A Holiday Inn Express employee was reportedly harassed over the phone on Thursday.
According to an incident report, Conway police were alerted around shortly after 9:30 p.m. of the unwanted communication.
An employee told authorities the 57-year-old man kept calling the hotel in an attempt to talk to his soon-to-be-ex-wife, who also worked at the hotel. The man's wife told the employee who contacted police that she did not wish to be contacted by the suspect, noting the two were currently going through a divorce.
The complainant said the suspect continued to call the hotel throughout the day. She also told police that the suspect became aggressive after she warned him she would report the harassment to authorities.
"[The complainant] advised me [the suspect] called for a third time, and she informed [the suspect] she was going to be calling the police on him for harassing her," the incident report reads in part. "She informed me [the suspect] began screaming at her and stating he was going to come up there. [She] advised [the suspect] stated he was going to bring the police with him and have everyone fired."
The woman told police she was concerned the man would come up to the hotel and cause issues, noting she wanted him banned from the property.
The responding officer told the woman to call the police department should the man show up at the hotel.
Woman reports being harassed by fiance's family
A 27-year-old woman reported Thursday that one of her fiance's family members had harassed her.
According to an incident report, the woman called police shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday to file a harassment report against her fiance's aunt, noting the woman in question "had been sending her harassing packages and letters."
In her statement, the woman told officers that the woman in question would send her "derogatory" letters and say "mean things" about her. The victim also said her fiance's aunt also sent her a pregnancy test, stating the victim needed to "provide proof" that her nephew was the father of the victim's baby.
The victim also told authorities "she believes that [her fiance's aunt] also contacted DHS and interfered with [her] eligibility for 'food stamps' by telling the agency untruthful information about [the victim's] household size."
The responding officer told the woman how she file charges against her fiance's aunt if she chose to do so before finishing up the harassment report.