By LEWIS DELAVAN / Staff writer
Hot Springs Village Police Department made routine welfare checks and responded to alarms, as well as the following reports.
A vehicle bumped into a vehicle waiting on a third vehicle to turn from DeSoto Boulevard onto West Villena. Damage: $400 each.
An Arias Way resident said two children, around ages 11 and 8, took two Gatorade bottles from her vehicle and took off running.
A motorist told police she stopped just outside Balboa Gate because she believed the other driver was tailgating out. A man allegedly got out of the second vehicle and yelled, “Get the – – – – out of the way, I have a pass!” The first driver was alarmed and allowed the second driver to exit. He turned right on Highway 5. The complainant could not give a detailed description of the vehicle or driver.
A maroon Ford Escape was reportedly driven erratically westbound on DeSoto Boulevard.
A wounded deer was reportedly in the roadway near Barcelona and Cortez roads, but an officer could not locate it.
After a report of someone dumping in a dumpster owned by First Electric Cooperative, an officer found a man who had identification showing he works for First Electric.
A patrolling officer found a stalled tractor-trailer truck westbound on DeSoto Boulevard near Salvatierra Way, and provided traffic control until the trucker could start the truck. It stalled again near Sierra Way, and finally exited the West Gate.
The owner of a Chrysler 300 parked on common property on Charnela Lane said he would move it.
A Sierra Drive resident said three young people were driving a golf cart down the street without lights, and he was concerned for their safety. The cart turned down Tobarra Lane.
A white Nissan reportedly was driven erratically down Highway 7 and turned into the Walmart parking