A loud noise alerted two Conway Police Department detectives to a commercial burglary in progress in the early morning hours Thursday.
The detectives, working special detail near the intersection of Salem Road and College Avenue, found two men attempting to remove flat-screen televisions from 24/7 Fitness, 605 Salem Road in Conway.
The men had allegedly backed a red and white 1986 Chevrolet pick up into the front of the facility, damaging the doors, glass and framing of the building.
Public Information Officer Sharen Carter said the officers took action after hearing the loud noise.
"They were at the right place at the right time, more or less," Carter said.
The suspects, identified as Lamont Perry, 38, of 3319 West 15th St. in Little Rock, and Lance Gilbert, 53000 Baseline Road, Apt. 17-D in Little Rock, were taken into custody. The truck driven in the burglary was allegedly stolen out of Little Rock.
Both suspects were arrested for alleged commercial burglary, a Class C felony; criminal mischief, a Class C felony; theft by receiving, a Class B felony; and theft of property, a Class B felony.
Prior to being booked in the Faulkner County Detention Center, Perry was taken to Conway Regional Medical Center for a small cut below his right elbow. Carter said he was seen by doctors and released back to the police.
The flat-screen televisions were valued at $2,500, and the vehicle was valued at $2,000. The damage to the building was estimated at $5,000.
No bond has been set for either man.