LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS FROM FRIDAY 1/11/19
REPORT OF SUBJECT ARMED WITH A GUN AT CLARKSVILLE BUSINESS On December 27th, Clarksville Police received a call from the Valero at Exit 55 that a male subject had brandished a gun and was pushing customers. Officer Jason Bradley arrived on the scene and spoke with store personnel who advised that the subject, Brent Yates, had been in she store since around 1am and had been fine. Then a couple Hispanic customers came into the store and Mr. Yates started to cause a disturbance with the Hispanic customers. Mr. Yates was asked to leave the store by management. A customer in the store at the time advised that they saw Mr. Yates with a gun before leaving the store in a blue pickup. The report indicates that Mr. Yates was located later in the day at Johnson Regional Medical Center where he was taking treatments in the sleep lab. The report did not indicate any charges or arrests.
THEFT REPORTED AT WALMART Clarksville Police were contacted by Wal-Mart on December 26th in reference to a theft that had occurred earlier in the morning. Security video was reviewed an revealed that a Michael Tate was seen taking some electronic items from the store without paying. Total value of the stolen items was about $450. Mr. Tate had been involved in other thefts in the past at the store. Mr. Tate was later located at a residence on Highway 164 and transported back to the Clarksville Police Department where he was interviewed. Tate admitted to the theft and the earlier thefts as well. The electronic items were not recovered but a coat stolen in an earlier incident was located in his vehicle. Tate was banned from the store and charges were pending with the prosecutor at the time of the report.
APPRAISER THREATENED AT GUN POINT Franklin County Sheriff’s Department received a call of a man being threatened at gunpoint at a home on Moon Road. The victim was an appraiser doing appraisals for the county and pulled into a driveway to appraise the property. The owner of the property walked out of the home armed with a pistol and told the victim he needed to leave, which he did. The victim said the man pointed the gun at him, the home owner denied pointing the gun at the subject. After law enforcement talked with the home owner and explained what was going on, he agreed to allow the appraiser to come back to the property. The County Assessor’s office reminds residents of the County that the appraisers all have vehicles with signage on the side of the vehicle and all wear a ID badge indicating they are an appraiser.
THEFT OF PROPERTY AT DOLLAR GENERAL IN ALTUS Franklin County Sgt. Curtis Bishop responded to the Dollar General in Altus on December 31st to take a report of a theft. Store personnel reported that a Judith Wilson entered the store and appeared to be stealing items. Video was pulled and reviewed and showed Wilson put a package of fake finger nails and put them in her jacket pocket. Wilson came to the checkout to pay for other items and the nails fell out of her pocket. The clerk asked her if she needed to pay for them, to which Wilson replied no, that she had got them from her sister. Later a male subject came back to the store to pay for the nails but was informed that law enforcement had already been contacted. The report shows that a warrant will be sought for Wilson’s arrest.
THEFT OF PROPERTY ON BENEUX BOTTOM ROAD Franklin County Deputy Dalton Miller responded to the 14,000 block of Beneux Bottom Road near Mulberry on Sunday December 23rd for a theft report. James Stewart and his father Elbert Stewart were the victims reporting that a Poulan chainsaw yellow in color had been taken from the porch of the home. Also taken from the home was a bottle of Elbert Stewarts prescription medication. The total value of the stolen property was listed at $150.
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