Crime Log

Fayetteville Police Department officers arrested 34 people and issued 272 citations between Jan. 10-16, according to the FPD weekly summary report.

Officers arrested 12 people on felony charges and 22 people on misdemeanor charges. During the same week in 2019, there were 79 total arrests. Police arrested four people on charges of public intoxication, six people on DUI charges and six people on warrants.

Of the felony arrests, there were three charges of possessing methamphetamine, four charges of possessing drug paraphernalia and two charges of possessing narcotics.

Police received two reports of aggravated assault, which is considered a violent crime. There were no reports of other violent crimes like homicide, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. As of Jan. 30, there have been 12 reports total.

There were 78 reports of property crime between Jan. 10-16. There were five reports of burglary, 66 reports of larceny and theft, and seven vehicle thefts.

FPD received 95 reports of other crimes. Some of the crimes include one report of kidnapping, 16 reports of assault and battery, nine reports of drug and narcotics, eight reports of vandalism, eight reports of fraud, six DUIs and three reports of public intoxication.

The summary report also includes the number of traffic accidents during the week. There was one fatal accident, seven accidents that resulted in injury and 35 accidents that damaged property.

Officers issued 272 citations between Jan. 10-16. Police gave 139 warnings and made 104 traffic citations, 28 criminal citations and one juvenile citations. For the month so far, there have been 751 citations.

FPD received 860 calls for service, compared to 763 during the same week in 2019. Police responded to calls in six minutes on average between Jan. 10-16.

As of Jan. 30, there have been 501 crimes, including 179 property crimes. Officers have arrested 96 people, issued 751 citations and responded to 86 accidents.

Tegan Shockley is a staff reporter for the Arkansas Traveler, where she has been a staff reporter since 2017.

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