Hot Springs Village police answered a variety of calls in the past week.

May 4
After a traffic stop of a 2011 Chevrolet Impala that had expired tags, the officer learned the tags belonged to a 2013 Nissan Frontier, which the driver said belonged to his girlfriend. The tags were removed and the driver was charged with no proof of insurance and fictitious tags.
A red Buick reportedly tailgated in Balboa Gate and was last seen on Diamante Boulevard.
An officer went to a Canada Way home to remove a snake, but it had fled the scene.
A 2016 Nissan Frontier failed to stop at the intersection of Barcelona Road and DeSoto Boulevard, colliding with a westbound 2014 Honda SUV. The Nissan’s driver, an employee of a utility contractor, said he was looking at his GPS. Damage: Honda, $15,000; Nissan, $5,000. The Nissan’s driver was charged with failure to yield.
A Frontera Circle resident said an unknown adult had been shining a light in their home’s window and looking inside.
A parked Honda Accord with damage on the passenger’s side was reported as a suspicious vehicle just outside the West Gate. It was gone when an officer arrived, but a Garland County man in a car fitting a similar description soon asked an officer where he could sleep in his vehicle. He was told he could not sleep in the Village. Soon after leaving the gate, he was picked up on a Garland County misdemeanor warrant.

May 5
After a Lerida Lane water main burst, an officer saw water from the main was flooding the north end of the RV park, and told occupants of a trailer water was approaching.
Garland County Sheriff’s Department asked for an officer to check on an alarm at a business in the 3800 block of Highway 7. The agency soon cancelled the call, saying an individual had been inside when the building was locked, and was already gone.
Garland County Sheriff’s Department requested assistance at store near the West Gate, where an individual reportedly was threatening people with a metal pipe. The call was cancelled while an officer was en route.

May 6
A man wearing sweatpants, a dark hoodie and a hat reportedly was walking outside Mt. Carmel Community garden homes.
An officer removed a dead snake in the road near the East Gate.
An officer went to a family disturbance on Perralena Way.
A damaged blue Samsung phone found at the intersection of Calella Road and DeSoto Boulevard was turned in at the police station.

May 7
An injured deer was reported near the intersection of DeSoto and Saldana Way, but it could not be located.
A gray Toyota car did not stop at the East Gate.
A white Dodge Charger did not stop at the West Gate.
After a report of a red boat traveling too fast and too closely to Lake Pineda boat docks, an officer found the boat loaded on a boat trailer. The man, who had a work permit, was warned he was trespassing.
A driver told police she swerved to avoid a cat on Halcon Place, and hit a mailbox post. Damage: Vehicle $500, mailbox post $200.

May 8
Cars parked outside the West Gate were blocking access, and were moved to designated parking spaces.
A corn snake found on Brujo Lane was moved into woods.
A Villager told police someone fraudulently charged around $220 for an online Western Union transfer.
An owner left a notice to quit on Laguna Way.
The owner of a barking dog on Leganas Lane received a copy of the Garland County noise ordinance.
A man was reportedly soliciting business on Loyola Drive for hail damage repairs.
Keys on a fob found on a Granada Golf Course cart path were turned in at the police station.
A driver of a Nissan Frontier who had asked for directions back to her home in Nimrod reportedly was driving erratically.
A Jessieville man was arrested on a Garland County warrant after he was found dumpster-diving near the West Gate. He was also charged with obstructing government operations.
An officer told a property owner who was placing signs outside the West Gate that her signs had to come down until the POA authorizes them.
A moving van reportedly tailgated in Balboa Gate.

May 9
A Villager reported three unauthorized purchases totaling more than $300 on her debit card. She believes someone made a photo of her card when she used it at a restaurant outside the West Gate.
Officers moved a tree blocking Jardinero Drive.
An officer observed barking dogs at a Laguna Way home.