From Conway Police Department reports
Conway man reports theft
A Silver Crest resident contacted police Tuesday after noticing someone stole his bicycle.
According to an incident report, an unknown suspect broke into the 55-yaer-old's garage on Tuesday and stole his mountain bike.
The bike is black and silver and has "Granite" written on it, according to the complainant.
The Silver Crest resident said he bought the bicycle at Walmart for $100 and that "it also had a chain around the handle bar with a padlock on it" at the time of the theft.
Suspect gets away with $150 of makeup
An unnamed suspect reportedly stole $150 worth of makeup from TJ Maxx & Home Goods earlier this week.
Officer Tanner E Williams was at the store around 4 p.m. Tuesday regarding a separate incident when the loss prevention officer notified him of a theft that occurred two hours prior.
The loss prevention officer said a woman with blonde hair who appeared to be in her 30s walked over to the makeup department around 2 p.m. and "began concealing merchandise," according to an incident report.
As she headed out of the store, the loss prevention officer said he tried to confront her but was stopped by a black man who "intentionally" blocked his path, the report states.
By the time he was able to get out of the store, the loss prevention officer said that the suspect was fleeing the area in a tan 2017 Nissan Altima.
Conway man arrested on public intox charge
A local homeless man was arrested early Wednesday morning outside of JJ's Grill of Conway on suspicion of public intoxication.
Authorities were called to the bar on Main Street around 2:20 a.m. Wednesday regarding a man who was "lingering around the restaurant after being asked to leave, due to it being closed."
"The staff felt uncomfortable leaving," the report states.
Officers quickly arrived on scene and identified the suspect as 40-year-old Concepsionne Joiner, who has been arrested numerous times on alcohol-related charges.
As officers pulled up to the scene, Joiner "attempted to get on a bike and ride away."
At this point, officer Frankie L. Henderson ran up to stop Joiner from riding away. As he neared the 40-year-old, Henderson noticed Joiner "was having issue[s] pedaling the bike."
Joiner told authorities "he was just trying to get home" before they asked him to sit on the curb because he was unsteady on his feet. Authorities also noted that joiner smelled strongly of alcohol, his speech was slurred and his eyes were watery and bloodshot, according to the report.
Joiner was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication. Authorities told jail staff the 40-year-old could be released upon detox.
According to the report, Joiner's bicycle was taken to the police department for safekeeping pending his release from the county jail.