From Conway Police Department reports
Break-in reported at Conway home
A Caldwell Street resident called police Tuesday evening after learning her home was burglarized.
According to an incident report, authorities were called just after 6:20 p.m. Tuesday to a home in the 2120 block of Caldwell Street after a 28-year-old woman said she arrived home to find her front door was unlocked and. Her home was burglarized. The woman told police she was away from her home since July 5 and returned Tuesday evening.
Officer Sandra M. Keefe immediately noticed “the master bedroom window on the west side of the duplex was open with the window screen on the ground.”
The light bulb tot he light on the back porch was also found shattered, the report states.
Once inside the home, it was clear someone had been inside the home while the complainant was away.
“The living room contained trash and several small pieces of aluminum foil,” the report reads in part. “One piece of aluminum foil contained a small amount of a white crystalline substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine, but [was] not enough to collect.”
After police found a backpack that had a pipe inside it in the home, the complainant said she suspected her ex-boyfriend broke into her home while she was away.
The report also states there was a couch in the kitchen that did not have any cushions on it. Authorities had noted cabinet doors were open, “dishes [were] al over the counters” and there was a vase “filled with an unknown liquid that had baby cockroaches floating in it,” among other suspicious findings. The missing couch cushions were found in a separate room, the report states.
A cell phone was reportedly stolen during the incident and at the time the report was filed, damages to the home were estimated at $660.
Social media account hacked
An unknown suspect reportedly hacked a Conway man’s Snapchat account and began soliciting money from individuals included in the man’s list of friends.
According to an incident report, the 21-year-old Scherman Oaks Circle resident went tot he police department around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday saying his Snapchat account was hacked.
In his statement, the Conway man recalled receiving an email around 11:15 p.m. the night before alerting him his login information “had been changed.” Fifteen minutes later, the complainant said he received several messages from friends “saying that someone was using his account to request money.”
According to the report, the 21-year-old reached out to Snapchat representatives on the night in question in an attempt to have his account deactivated but only received “a generic email telling him that he needed to contact the local police.”
As the complainant sat down with officer Hannah M. Fleming to file the report, he received another text message from a friend that said more than $700 was taken from their Cash app, “which was connected to their Snapchat account.”
According to the report, Fleming gave the complainant the report number associated with the case “and urged him to contact Snapchat again to get the account deleted.”