In the case of all arrests, it must be remembered that the charge is merely an accusation and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
NOTE: Anyone having information concerning any alleged crimes are encouraged to contact the police department at 876-TIPS (8477)
Law enforcement activities
The El Dorado Springs Police Department responded to 92 requests for assistance this past week, Oct. 17-23. The requests were as follows:
Ambulance Assists 4, Animal Control 10, Assist Other Agencies 16, All Escorts 0, Nuisance 2, All Other Requests for Assistance 60, Summons 3.
Anyone interested in adopting animals from the City Pound should contact Officer Mendelsohn at 876-2313.
Found Property is available for viewing, Monday through Saturday, by appointment only. A detailed description of the property you’re wishing to view must be specified when making the appointment. Found Property is subject to disposal after 90 days based on value of the property if unclaimed by owner.
On Oct. 24, officers responded to 112 W. Hightower concerning a reported larceny. The investigation revealed the theft of prescription drugs. A report taken and the investigation continues.
On Oct. 25, officers responded at 135 W. Spring concerning a larceny from a motor vehicle. The investigation revealed the theft of a purse and its contents. A report taken and the investigation continues.
On Oct. 26, officers arrested Julian E. Norval, 37, of El Dorado Springs, for a Cedar County warrant charging him with two counts of child abuse with no bond. He was transferred to the Cedar County Jail pending a court appearance.
On Oct. 26, officers responded to 206 W. Cruce concerning a larceny from a motor vehicle. The investigation revealed batteries stolen from a dump truck. A report taken and the investigation continues.
On Oct. 28, officers responded to the 300 block os S. St. James concerning an assault. A suspect identified, report taken and the investigation continues.
On Oct. 29, officers arrested Seaira A. McCowin, 32, of El Dorado Springs, for the probably cause of Fugitive from Justice concerning a Bourbon County, KS, warrant charging her with, felony, unlawful possession of a controlled substance with no bond. Officer completed a probable cause statement for the charge. Officers received a Cedar County warrant. McCowin was transferred to the Cedar county Jail pending a court appearance and extradition process.