From Conway Police Department reports

Man visiting nursing home cited with public intox

Authorities were called out to the Heritage Living Center last weekend after the suspect's family members said they wanted him gone and nurses had also asked him to leave.

Lance Edward Stell, 51, of Conway faces one count of public intoxication following the Sunday incident.

Conway officers were called to the nursing home shortly after 11 a.m. July 29 regarding a possibly intoxicated man, according to an incident report.

"Upon arrival, [officers] made contact with Lance Stell on the north side of the building," the incident report reads in part. "Stell was sitting in a chair with [an] empty bottle of Dr. Tichenor's mouthwash in his lap. He also had drool hanging from his mouth and his shirt was covered in spit."

Stell was asked to leave the area by the two officer who responded. However, according to the report, he was unable to walk and "had zero balance."

The officers believed Stell was a danger to himself, and took him to Baptist Health Medical Center.

After medical staff cleared Stell, he was taken to the county jail on suspicion of public intoxication. According to the report, Stell also had seven other 2 ounce bottles of mouthwash in his pocket that officers took pictures of for evidence and then poured out.

Couple threatened at knifepoint

An unknown woman threatened two Johnston Avenue residents at knifepoint last week.

According to an incident report, police were called out to Johnston Avenue shortly after 1 p.m. July 29 after the suspect threatened the residents with a knife.

The victims said a black woman drove up in a white vehicle and began yelling about a crash that occurred about one month prior. When the woman who lived at the Johnston Avenue told the suspect to leave, the unknown woman became argumentative and pulled out a knife, according to the victims' statements.

The suspect and the female victim began fighting, "causing he knife to fall to the ground [when the victim] pulled the female by her hair away from the knife," at this point the suspect "went to her car and threw a perfume bottle" at the female victim."

The two Johnston Avenue residents told police that the unknown woman quickly drove off after throwing the perfume bottle but soon returned and began threatening the man at the residence with a board that had nails sticking out of it, according to the victims' statements.

Officers who responded to the scene and identified Davia Newsome as the other party involved in the crash that triggered the suspect to confront the victims. However, according tot he report, officers were unable to locate the potential suspect in this matter.

Harrison man facing felony theft charge

A Harrison man is facing felony theft of property charges after reportedly shoplifting more than $1,000 worth of electronics from Target earlier this week.

Brennan Thomas Collins, 26, of Harrison was jailed on suspicion of theft of property after reportedly trying to steal a back pack stuffed with electronics on Tuesday.

Conway officers were called out to Targert shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday after the store's asset protection manager called authorities about an attempted theft.

Bradley Moore, the asset protection manager, said he saw the suspect attempt to leave the store with $1,009.90 worth of unpaid merchandise.

"Moore stated that he had observed the white male select several items from various shelves, conceal them in a backpack that the white male had taken off of the sales floor and bypass all points of sale before attempting to exit the store," the incident report reads in part.

Collins was ultimately charged with theft of property, a Class D felony, because of the total value of stolen goods and was taken to the county jail.