Several thefts from construction sites were reported to Hot Springs Village police in the past week. Officers arrested a Villager and a Jessieville-area resident on residential burglary warrants, and made an unrelated arrest for felony domestic battery.

April 18
An officer responded to complaints of a barking dog in the Meta Lane area.
A Villager told police her cohabiting boyfriend put a knife to her throat, attempted to strangle her and pushed her motor scooter over, causing an estimated $500 damage. Both had been drinking, she told police. Paul Gerard Hoedemaker, 47, who listed a Laguna Way address, was charged with second-degree battery, a Class C felony and aggravated assault on a household member and was taken to Garland County jail. He pleaded not guilty to the charges on April 23, with bond set at $2,500. He was ordered to have no contact with the victim. A public defender was also appointed.
A Villager said someone used her identity to open a Sprint account, incurring $2,022 in charges in April 2017.
Police are investigating the possible theft of rocks from the Barcelona Way area.
A La Vista Lane resident said her ex-boyfriend has threatened to break in and tear her place up.
Garland County 911 received an open call from the Perralena Way area.

April 19
An officer eastbound on DeSoto Boulevard saw a Toyota Prius run off the road and drive back on. The driver said she must have fallen asleep. She was taken to a Hot Springs hospital. Damage: $3,000
After a domestic dispute on Lindsay Lane, Kelly K. Walker, 52, was arrested and charged with third-degree domestic battery.
Saline County 911 received a hang-up call from the Pola Lane area.

April 20
After a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado pickup ran off DeSoto Boulevard, the driver said he fell asleep. His Australian Shepherd jumped out after the wreck and ran off. Neither the driver nor a passenger had serious injuries.
A blue Ford truck failed to stop at the West Gate.
Rodney Norris Lafoon, 48, was arrested on a Garland County warrant for residential burglary, a Class B felony. He was released on $15,000 cash bond last Thursday.
Officers arrested Contessa Diane Wiggam Boone, 45, Strawberry Road, on a Garland County warrant for residential burglary. She was released on a $15,000 paper bond on April 21.
An officer saw a small amount of dry grass smoldering near the West Gate, and poured a bottle of water on it to extinguish it.
A Cabo Tinoso Place resident said a white drone with a camera was flying within 30 yards of his patio. He went in and returned with his camera, but the drone was gone.
A Bosque Place resident reported hearing gunshots.

April 21
A gray SUV failed to stop at the West Gate.
East Gate staff seized a POA member card that was presented by the owner’s granddaughter.
A driver who missed her turn ran off Ontur Lane while backing up. Damage: $350.

April 22
An officer removed tree branches partially blocking Pizarro Drive.
A red GMC Sierra pickup reportedly was driven erratically on DeSoto, near Calella Road.
A driver who reportedly had been erratic on DeSoto told police she had been looking for her POA card while driving. She said that next time she will pull over to look.
A white SUV reportedly tailgated in Balboa Gate.
At least two units were broken into at Carmona Storage. A green Polaris 500 four-wheeler and a Honda Recon 250 four-wheeler were taken. A large garage door was also pulled down. The vehicles were valued at $2,000 and $1,400.

April 23
A Tarifa Lane resident said two men she had hired to work in her home apparently took her wallet, a portable filing cabinet, radio and cassette tapes.
An officer told a fisherman he must move his truck from the Coronado Center helipad.
A silver Honda Odyssey registered to a Village address reportedly tailgated in Balboa Gate.
West Gate staff said the driver of a 2002 Chevrolet pickup had an open bottle of alcohol and the vehicle had the strong smell of intoxicants.
A number of items were reportedly taken from a home under construction on Algeciras Lane. A toilet still the box was recovered outside. Missing were a Mansfield toilet, mop sink, Delta kitchen and laboratory faucets, a whirlpool faucet and two sets of shower trim, worth an estimated total of $1,900. Also missing were nine boxes of hardwood flooring, worth $1,500, and a dozen doorknobs, worth $800.
A number of items were taken from a construction trailer on Buque Way: Senco screw gun, four Maxx nail guns, two Teko guns, sets of nail bags and tools, two DeWalt hammer drills, a chop saw, Hitachi saw, two 20-volt DeWalt kits and an 18-volt DeWalt kit. Estimated loss: $4,200

April 24
The driver of a Ford Explorer that ran the Carmona Road stop sign at Barcelona Road said she was new to the Village and missed the sign.
A loose pit-bull terrier on Arias Was was picked up by animal control.
Copper lines and a 6-foot blue fiberglass ladder were taken from a construction site on Panorama Drive. Loss: $250. Damage to wiring was reported by the same company at a PreciosoLane home under construction, with $400 damage.
Mary K. Zody, 57, Romano Lane, was found lying in the street, and was later taken to Saline County jail and back home after the jail said it was not taking female prisoners at the time. She was charged with public intoxication. A friend agreed to watch over her after she was returned to the Village, and police were later called to the friend’s home, but were told everything was OK when an officer arrived, because she had fallen asleep.
A blue Toyota reportedly was driven erratically westbound on DeSoto near Andorra Drive.
A Destino Way resident told police her neighbor’s car was running at 4:30 p.m. and was still running at 10 p.m., and she was unable to contact the owner. An officer went to the owner’s home, who said she had simply forgotten to turn the car off when she got home.
A caller said mail from a Jarandilla Drive home was on the road.

April 25
A vehicle ran off Maderas Drive and rolled over. No description was in the report. Loss: $15,000. The driver said she was trying to miss a deer.
A Villager said someone used his identity to obtain a Capital One credit card with the address of “Hot Springs Village, CA.”
A blue Kia failed to stop at the West Gate.