Nursing home nurse threatened by co-worker
On April 23, SPD Ptl. Colton Felts made a report due to an incident that took place at Crestpark Nursing Home of Stuttgart.
According to the report a 59-year-old white female nurse was advised by her co-workers that another co-worker, described as a 47-year-old black female, was making threats to harm her to other employees.
The report states the nursing home has safety rules due to the coronavirus which includes all employees entering the front door for temperature checks before coming into contact with patients.
The victim states the suspect came through the backdoor around 6:30 a.m. and did not get her tempature checked. The victim advised the suspect to go back outside and enter the nursing home through the front doors.
According to the report, the suspect said she had to hurry up and clock in because she was late.
The suspect was suspended due to her actions, and according to the report, told co-workers, she was going to get the victim for getting her suspended from work.
Man approached, fears for life while walking home
On April 30, SPD Donald Scoby took a report from a 59-year-old black male in response of him fearing for his life.
According to the report, the victim was walking home in North Hills with his wife when a white truck drove past him and honked their horn.
The victim said he waved thinking it was someone saying hi but noticed the truck turned around and pulled up to him on Spring St.
The driver of the truck was described as a 48-year-old white male.
The victim stated that there was a verbal altercation with the suspect.
According to the report, the suspect remained in his truck as he made lunging motions towards the victim.
Driver flees after asking officer for help
On April 24 at approximately 1:00 a.m. SPD Sgt. Josh Addison was driving south in the alley next to the police department when he noticed a car come onto 6th Street at a high speed into the SPD parking lot.
The vehicle sped out on Main Street, back on 6th nearly hitting Addison’s patrol unit.
The driver, a 42-year old white male slammed on his brakes next to Addison. According to the report the driver rolled down his window, which steam came out from and said he had been shot.
Addison exited his vehicle but the driver became irate, screaming and jumping around in the car. According to Addison, the driver said his parents were shot and that he was shot in the back. He also stated he needed mental help.
Addison stated he would help the driver and told him to pull into the police department, which the driver declined and drove off. Addison told the driver not to drive off and he continued to roll forward asking Addison if he was going to shoot him.
The driver said he wanted to go to the hospital. The driver drove off in the wrong direction on a one way street. According to the report, the driver ran the red light on Michigan, turning onto Buerkle St. and headed to the hospital.
The driver drove up the ambulance dock and jumped out trying to make his way inside the ambulance doors before he was stopped by Addison.
He was placed under arrest for fleeing. The driver was seen by medical staff at the hospital and was transported to the Arkansas County Detention Center for fleeing and reckless driving.
According to the report the driver is suspected of using drugs.
Daughter pulls out mother’s hair
On April 26, 2020, at approximately midnight, SPD James Woodell was dispatched to the 500 block of East 6th Street.
Upon his arrival, he spoke with a 42-year-old black mother who stated she had a verbal altercation with her 19-year-old daughter that turned into a fight.
According to the report, the daughter pushed her mother and pulled her hair out. The mother was holding a knife in her hand and accidentally cut herself.
The daughter stated her mother had a knife and had bitten her on the arm.
The mother did not press charges at that time.