Sherwood police beat


Dec. 3

Terry Smith, 1606 Coolhurst Drive, said he owns a rental house at 1606 Lariat Circle and had put out a recycling bin on Oct. 30 or Oct. 31. Smith said he noticed it missing on the first week of November. He did not know he needed to file a police report in order to get a new bin.

A neighbor of Bowie Rodney, 1406 Coolhurst Drive, told police she observed two men in a silver pickup truck stop at his residence and get a lawnmower that was setting on the side of the house and put it into the back of their truck. The value of the lawn mower is $150.

Police were dispatched to Gwatney Buick, 5700 Landers Road, where employee Justin Ludwig told them that someone stole a 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer valued at $26,900. Ludwig said he first noticed the vehicle missing on Nov. 29 and the last time he saw it on the lot was on Nov. 22. He verified with other area dealerships that the vehicle had not been transferred.

Debbie Dias of Sherwood said sometime during the night somebody took her $300 pistol from her vehicle as well as her $250 GPS unit. Her vehicle was parked outside of her home located at 816 Wildwood Ave.

Dec. 4

Lois Toney of Jacksonville said her $200 Motorola cell phone was stolen. She believes it was taken while she was eating at the Waffle House Restaurant on Wildwood Avenue.

Kevin Brown of Sherwood said someone he does not know took a $150 brown wicker bench off his front porch located at 205 Amber Oaks Drive.

Dec. 10

Derrikk Ray, 19, of Sherwood reported someone broke into his 2000 Nissan truck while it was parked outside of his home at 406 Taylor St. It was setting outside all night when someone stole $10 in change, a bottle with prescription medications and $200 in headphones. Police observed the stereo inside the truck had been pried with some kind of tool but it had not been stolen.


Dec. 3

Yolande Daniel of Jacksonville said she observed William Nichols of Sherwood turn into a parking lot space beside her vehicle at the Social Security Office on Kiehl Avenue when her driver’s side door was struck. Nichols’ vehicle sustained $100 of damage while Daniels’ vehicle had $500 of damage.

Jacob Pretty of Jacksonville said he was traveling northbound on Shoshoni Drive when a deer collided with the driver’s side door and rear fender of his Jeep Wrangler, causing $200 of damage. Jacob and Daynette Pretty said they were uninjured during the accident.

Dennis Persinger of North Little Rock said he was in the parking lot of the Citgo gas station located at the corner of Arkansas 107 and Jacksonville Cato Road and said as he was pulling into the lot he was well over a metal cover over one of the gas nozzles. He said the metal cover was not secure and came up striking the undercarriage of his Honda S-2000, causing an undetermined amount of damage.

Jeffery Ruby of Sherwood said he was backing out of a parking space at the Amy Sanders Library on Thornhill Drive at the fire lane in front of the library. Ruby said he did not see another vehicle driven by Kathy McAlister of Sherwood. An accident ensued, resulting in $300 of damage to Ruby’s Nissan and $500 of damage to McAlister’s Buick.

Dec. 10

Police were dispatched to Custom Aircraft Cabinets on Landers Road on Landers Road where a private property accident took place involving Jeffery Bauer of Romance and Terri Pruitt of Perryville. Pruitt said she was driving through the parking lot when a white truck backed out of a parking space and collided with the left side of her car. Bauer said he had limited visibility due to a larger SUV in his line of sight of Pruitt’s vehicle. Bauer’s truck sustained minor damage to the trailer hitch while Pruitt’s Ford Taurus sustained damage to the left side at the rear passenger door.

Tamberley Fausel of Sherwood said she was in the second parking stall at the Sonic Restaurant on Arkansas 107 in Gravel Ridge and when she began to back out of her spot she struck the rear of a passing vehicle operated by Nicholas Schott of Jacksonville. Both vehicles sustained $500 of damage. Schott said he was parked in the spot next to Fausel’s vehicle and was backing out of his spot, too.


Dec. 10

Otarevious Harris, 24, of North Little Rock was arrested on charges of DWI Second Offense and careless/prohibited driving after police were dispatched to the Wal-Mart Supercenter in reference to a private property accident. Accident witnesses Darrell Odom and Patricia Cox, both of North Little Rock, said that a man driving a 2009 Dodge Charger tried to back into a parking spot but struck an unoccupied 2008 Chevrolet Malibu. The Charger sustained $3,000 of damage while the Malibu had $1,500 of damage. Witnesses pointed to the driver of the Charger, who was Harris. Harris said he was sitting in the vehicle when the other vehicle struck his Charger. While asking questions about the incident, police reported that Harris’ story did not make sense and that he was slurring his speech.