From Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office reports
Conway man crashed into mailbox
Authorities were called to a residence along Woodridge Drive last week after a Conway man reportedly crashed into a mailbox.
According to an incident report, deputies were called out around 7:45 a.m. June 10 to the Greenbrier home after the homeowner learned his mailbox was damaged.
In his statement, the 43-year-old man told deputy Baylee Barden that he first “heard a loud banging noise outside” so he began reviewing his surveillance cameras and saw “that his brick mailbox and been hit by a vehicle and smashed all over his yard and driveway.”
The 32-year-old man who hit the mailbox said he was in the area “to work on a house” and had “looked down at his GPS to see exactly where he need[ed] to go and when he looked up, there was not time to swerve and miss the mailbox,” the report states.
At the time the report was filed, damages were estimated at $500.
Wesley P. Tyler was ultimately issued a careless and prohibited driving citation following the incident, according to the report.
Couple suspected in theft
A Mayflower woman called police last week saying she believed a local couple had stolen her son’s clothes and money.
According to an incident report, deputy Zachary Cooley was called to a residence along Highway 365 around 10:45 am. June 10 regarding a burglary that allegedly occurred at the Queens Manor Apartments.
The 69-year-old woman told Cooley that her son is currently in the hospital following “a serious car wreck” and that she currently has power of attorney over him as well as his estate. Since she became her son’s power of attorney, a local couple allegedly broke into the 50-year-old’s apartment and stole $3,500 worth of clothes, according to the report.
The woman said she suspected Bryan and Heather McKnight because “she has been told by several people in the community that they have seen Mr. and Mrs. McKnight … out in the community wearing the clothing stolen from [her son’s] residence.”
In her statement, she also said she believes the two have stolen $1,900 from her son’s bank account but is unsure how they are doing so. However, she told Cooley “she can get the paperwork needed to show where the money was taken from his account,” the report states.
Firearms reported stolen
A Vilonia man called police July 11 after learning two of his firearms were missing.
The 60-year-old complainant said he had decided “to go and shoot two of his pistols” on the morning in question but that when he went to get them out of their box, “they were gone.”
The Vilonia man said he had not checked on the handguns since he moved into his residence in August 2018. At the time, he had to leave the home for about two weeks while crews replaced his floors due to water damage.
He was unsure when the firearms went missing and noted “the boxes and the loaded spare marines were still there” when he went to get his pistols.
Deputy Charles Vaughan reported the two pistols as stolen in the Arkansas Crime Information Center and gave the complainant the incident number associated with the theft report.